SJPH CEO Receives National Recognition

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St. James Parish Hospital CEO Mary Ellen Pratt was recently named one of the nation’s “Top 50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know” by the Becker Hospital Review. The Becker Hospital Review rates CEOs based on a number of factors including awards, local and national leadership positions and performance of the organization. 

Mary Ellen is currently the chair-elect of the American Hospital Association's Section for Small/Rural Hospitals and serves as President of the Louisiana Rural Health Association. In 2012, she was named the River Region Chamber Leader of the Year and last year, under her leadership, the hospital was named a Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care Award Winner.

Mary Ellen, the only CEO to make the list in Louisiana, was recognized along with other leaders across the country for being “dedicated to advancing healthcare in communities and tackling the challenges of providing healthcare in rural or small towns with vigor.”

To learn more about the Becker Hospital Review and to view the entire list of CEOs recognized, CLICK HERE.


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