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Patrick E. Carron, MHA, FACHE


Patrick Carron received a bachelor of science degree in nursing in 1986 at St. Louis University School for Health Sciences and Nursery. He earned a master's degree in health care administration from Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, in 1989. He completed a fellowship in health care administration in 1989 at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City.

He began his career in health care as a registered nurse at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis University and St. Anthony's Hospital. From 1990 to 1993 he was director of patient care services at Carroll County Memorial Hospital. He joined Perry County Memorial Hospital in July, 1993 as the vice president of operations/assistant administrator and was promoted to president/CEO in October 2005.

Carron is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and is a member of the ACHE Regent's Advisory Council. He was givien the Regents Award by ACHE for the Healthcare Executive Early Careerist Missouri in 2004.

He is on the board of trustees of the Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Services. He is a board member to the Healthcare Services Group, a professional membership organization of the Missouri Hospital Association that provides general and medical liability insurance to many Missouri hospitals and physicians. He is a board member of Primarus, Missouri's CMS (Medicare) vendor for monitoring hospital health care quality as well as physician quality and peer review. He is also on the board to the Missouri Hospital Association.

Mr. Carron is a member of the Perryville Area Chamber of Commerce, has served on its board and as their board president. He is active with the Perryville Community Champs (Big Brother) program. Mr. Carron is married to wife Kathy, who is a registered nurse and homemaker. They have five children.

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