Larry Tracy named president of BJC hospitals in St. Charles County
Larry Tracy has been named president of Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital and Progress West Health Care Center in St. Charles County.
Tracy, who is currently chief operating officer at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in Creve Coeur, will assume his new role April 15.
As chief operating officer at Barnes-Jewish West County, Tracy led the opening of the new Siteman Cancer Center satellite facility and established the ambulatory pediatric surgical program with St. Louis Children’s Hospital. He also was instrumental in implementing an inpatient hospitalist program and in the growth of the surgery, radiology, interventional radiology and laboratory areas. Under his leadership, Barnes-Jewish West County achieved hospital-wide patient satisfaction ratings and clinical quality scores in the top 10 percent.
Tracy joined BJC in 2008 from Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, where he served as vice president at Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Ill., and assistant vice president at Glenbrook Hospital in Glenview, Ill. Prior to that, he was an administrative fellow at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. In addition, he served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army from 1991 to 1999.
Tracy succeeds John Antes, who was appointed president of Missouri Baptist Medical Center in west St. Louis County.