SSM Health Care has named Tracy O’Rourke, FACHE, its new regional vice president of strategy and business development for mid-Missouri.
O’Rourke will lead business development efforts for both St. Mary’s Health Center and Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Mo., which became part of the mid-Missouri region of SSM Health Care last April.
O’Rourke brings more than 15 years of business-development experience in health care, including the last three years serving as corporate vice president of strategy and systems improvement for SSM. Prior to joining SSM, O’Rourke was the system director of strategic development for a multi-state, eight hospital system. In addition, she was a consulting manager with Cap Gemini Ernst and Young’s Health Care Practice where she offered expertise in supply chain management and operations improvement.
O’Rourke received a dual master’s in business administration and in health administration from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She also earned her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from the University of Missouri.