Two chief financial officers at Mercy are in the national spotlight for steering the ship during “challenging changes in health care.”
Shannon Sock, executive vice president of strategy and CFO of Mercy, and Shelly Hunter, CFO of Mercy Hospital Joplin, were both named to Becker's Hospital Review list of "150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know."
The recently announced features financial leaders from prominent hospitals and health systems in the country who “successfully navigate health care reimbursement and financial uncertainty in the industry.”
Since joining Mercy in 1999, Sock has led a variety of initiatives, including an electronic health record implementation, a virtual care program and the creation of an internationally recognized supply chain.
Hunter has served as CFO of Mercy Hospital Joplin since 2009. She oversees financial and support operations for five Mercy hospitals in the Southwest Missouri-Kansas region. She was also selected for her work on community and professional boards.
Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2017 by Truven, an IBM Watson Health company, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 44 acute care and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, more than 700 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 40,000 co-workers and more than 2,000 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.