Hendren Named Mercy VP Finance

July 12, 2012

Karen Hendren, Mercy VP of Finance

ARDMORE, Okla.– Karen Hendren was named vice president of finance for Mercy Hospital Ardmore.

Hendren comes to Mercy from Ocean Dental, in Stillwater, Okla. where she served as chief financial officer and vice president of clinic operations. Prior to this she was the chief financial officer and chief operating officer for Stillwater Medical Center.

“Karen’s considerable financial and management skills will be a tremendous asset to Mercy,” said Mindy Burdick, president of Mercy Hospital Ardmore. “We’re happy to welcome Karen to Mercy and to Ardmore, and we look forward to having her on our leadership team.”

Hendren earned a Master’s in Health Care Administration from Oklahoma State University and received her bachelor’s degree from The University of Oklahoma. She is a certified public accountant and a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

“I am very excited to be a part of the Mercy ministry here in Ardmore,” Hendren said. “I have already found Mercy Hospital Ardmore to be very focused on quality and efficiency.  I look forward to working with the various departments and physicians to continue to find ways to improve performance.”

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