Baptist Health Hardin names VP of finance

Baptist Health Hardin has named Cora McPherson to its leadership team.

As vice president of hospital financial operations, a new position at the hospital, McPherson provides financial analysis and forecasting to Baptist Health Hardin, one of Kentucky’s largest health care systems when ranked by patient volume, a news release from the organization said.

According to the release, McPherson, who joined the team in the midst of the COVID pandemic, quickly established her expertise, showing her understanding of financial strategy and demonstrating the best way to manage financials during this time.

Baptist Health Hardin President and CEO Dennis Johnson said McPherson is a perfect fit and has easily assimilated to Hardin’s patient-centered culture.

“Cora is a seasoned health care executive and already a highly valued and respected part of our senior leadership team,” he said. “She helps leaders across the system understand how the financials impact day-to-day operations and impact the future. We are beyond grateful to have someone with talent like Cora serving in this key leadership role.”

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