July 22, 2014
Lee’s Summit Medical Center (LSMC), part of HCA Midwest Health System — Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider — has appointed John C. Heurtin, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer. Heurtin assumed his responsibilities mid-June of overseeing the financial, accounting and budgetary functions at the 64-bed, full-service, acute-care hospital, which is both an Accredited Chest Pain Center and a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center.
Prior to joining Lee’s Summit Medical Center, Heurtin worked in various capacities at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic in New Orleans, also part of HCA. Since 2012 Heurtin was Vice President of Finance, supervising all aspects of the facility’s finance, case management and social services. From 2003 – 2012, Heurtin held positions of Assistant Controller and Controller where he supervised staff on daily operations of accounting and capital management and participated in performance improvement initiatives.
“I am pleased to have someone of John’s caliber and leadership join our Lee’s Summit Medical Center family,” says Matt Sogard, FACHE, and Chief Executive Officer of Lee’s Summit Medical Center. “His breadth of experience is an asset as we continue to drive the hospital’s high-quality, coordinated patient care and experience.”
“I look forward to working with Matt Sogard’s dynamic team and to continue the tradition of financial stewardship and serving the patients in Lee’s Summit and surrounding communities,” Heurtin says. “I have a strong personal and professional commitment to community-based healthcare and value the opportunity to work and live in a close-knit community like Lee’s Summit. I was impressed by this leadership team and look forward to becoming an active member of the community.”
Heurtin earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and is a graduate of the HCA Leadership Academy.
Lee’s Summit Medical Center has a long-standing presence in the community that began more than 35 years ago. The hospital offers full-service, patient-centered medical services for Lee’s Summit and surrounding areas, including both an Accredited Chest Pain Center and a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center. Consistently ranked among the top hospitals nationwide for patient satisfaction and hospital safety, LSMC is the area’s premier healthcare provider, offering a high-quality patient experience with clinical expertise. In addition, LSMC leverages the resources of an extensive network of physicians, specialists and advanced technology. A medical staff of more than 300 physicians supports all LSMC services, along with experts representing more than 30 specialties; more than 500 highly trained staff members; and 50 volunteers.
For more information on Lee’s Summit Medical Center, visit leessummitmedicalcenter.com.