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Clark Regional names new CFO

Clark Regional Medical Center and Bourbon Community Hospital (BCH) announced Tuesday that Samantha Patrick has been named chief financial officer effective Sept. 28.

Patrick has served as the assistant chief financial officer for CRMC and BCH since 2017.

“We are so excited to have Samantha Patrick step into this important leadership role,” said Matt Smith, chief executive officer of CRMC.  “She is an exemplary leader with a tremendous amount of financial experience and expertise. Her commitment to patient care, physicians, employees and the community is evident in all that she does, and I know that she will help us further advance our mission of Making Communities Healthier.”

As assistant chief financial officer, Patrick provided direct oversight of all financial reporting, accounting and consolidation functions, budget development and internal control compliance requirements for both hospitals, physician services and multiple service lines.

She also acts as the chief staffing officer, monitoring and analyzing organizational staffing efficiencies for more than 600 employees.

As the current ethics and compliance officer, Samantha is responsible for ensuring the organization’s compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

“Samantha is a great fit for our hospital,” said Tommy Haggard, CEO of BCH. “We have been so impressed with her experience and knowledge, as well as her genuine care for people. We are really looking forward to working with her to lead the hospital forward.”

Prior to her role as assistant CFO, Samantha served as staff accountant in 2011, market senior accountant in 2014 and market controller in 2015 for Clark Regional Medical Center and Bourbon Community Hospital.

“Clark Regional Medical Center is such an important part of this community,” Patrick said, “and I am really excited to take on this new role. I look forward to building on the strong foundation that already exists and helping the leadership team look for even more ways to improve the overall health and well-being of this community.”

Patrick holds a holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor of science degree in accountancy and business administration from Sullivan University in Louisville.

Samantha is a board member of the United Way of the Bluegrass in Winchester and was a tutor for Clark County Partners in Education for the 2018-19 school year.