Baptist Health Paducah CEO Barton to retire


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

PADUCAH, Ky. - Baptist Health Paducah President and CEO Larry Barton says he will retire in October.

Barton is leaving after 21 years at the hospital, years which he calls "the most rewarding of (his) career."

“Larry consistently has responded to the needs of Western Kentucky residents with advanced technology and significant investments in quality services,” said Stephen Hanson, CEO of the Baptist Health system in Louisville. “He is dedicated to patients’ needs."

Barton's retirement is effective October 4.