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John Timothy Farrell

John Timothy Farrell, American former hospital administrator.


  • Farrell, John Timothy was born on February 22, 1947 in St. Louis. Son of Michael James and Jane Frances (Lautenschlager) Farrell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Philosophy, Cardinal Glennon College, 1969. Postgraduate, University Missouri, 1971. Master of Hospital Administration, St. Louis University, 1973.


    • Administrative resident St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, 1970-1972, 73, executive vice president, chief operating officer, 1979-1986. President, chief executive officer St. John's Mercy Medical Center, 1986-1995, St. John's Mercy Hospital, 1986-1995, chairman board trustees, 1991-1995. Assistant executive director St. Mary's Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, 1973-1974, associate executive director, 1974-1976.

      Administrator St. Francis Mercy Hospital, Washington, 1976-1979, executive vice president, 1979-1986. Chairman board, president, Chief Executive Officer St. John's Mercy Health Systems, 1986-1995. Consultant health care St. Louis, 1995-1996.

      Vice president employee benefits Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., since 1996. Chairman board directors Pestalozzi Steel Insurance Limited company, since 1996. Adjunct faculty member, designated preceptor Graduate Program in Hospital and Health Administration, Xavier University, Cincinnati, 1989.

      President Mercy Doctors Building, Inc., 1986-1993, Mercy Health Ventures, Inc., Edgewood Program, Inc. Member health advisory board Sisters of Mercy of the Union, Province St. Louis, 1976-1979, member personnel committee, 1978-1979. Member Catholic health care facilities committee Missouri Catholic Conference, Jefferson City, 1976-1982, chairman, 1979-1982, member health affairs task force, 1977-1982.

      Member advisory committee medical records technician program St. Mary's College, O'Fallon, Missouri, 1978-1979. Member subcommittee on services pediatric technical advisory group Health Systems Agency, 1978-1979. Member mental health task force St. Louis-Jefferson-Franklin Counties, Development Mental Health Facilities, 1977-1979.

      Member steering subcommittee Health Systems Agency Local Impact Committee, 1979. Mercy Physicians Partnership. Member shared services council Sisters of Mercy Health Systems, St. Louis.

      Adjunct instructor health care administration Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, since 1985. President board directors Area Rescue Consortium of Hospital, St. Louis, 1988, 91-92, secretary, board directors, 1989-1994, vice president, treasurer, 1990. Member steering committee Greater St. Louis Healthcare Alliance, 1993-1995, member executive committee, 1993-1995, member quality measurement committee, 1992.

      Consultant committee St. Louis Regional Hospital, 1992-1993. Program committee Council Teaching Hospitals, 1993-1994. Board managers Unity Health Network, 1994-1995.

      Board directors Mercy Medical Group, 1994-1995, Packaging Business Services, Inc., since 1996. Trustee Mercy Health Plan, 1994-1995.


    Member management advisory committee Washington (Missouri) School District, 1976-1979. Board directors St. Francis Mercy Hospital, 1979-1982, Mercy Health Conference, 1982-1984, Family Planning Council St. Louis, 1979-1981, member personnel committee, 1979-1981, budget committee, 1980. Board directors Mercy Hospital, Mansfield, Missouri, 1983-1987, St. John's Regional Hospital, Springfield, Missouri, 1987-1994, Affiliated Hospital Dialysis Center, St. Louis, 1986-1995, Midwest Stone Institute, 1987-1992.

    Member Chief Executive Officer council, corporation ethics committee Sisters of Mercy Health Systems, St. Louis, 1987-1989. President, board directors Catholic Outreach Community Program, 1992. Board directors United Way Greater St. Louis, since 1995, chairman hospital section campaign, 1988, chairman Health Services, 1994, member area wide relations committee, 1995-1996.

    Board directors, chairman postgraduate conference St. Louis University Alumni. Member Parish Council St. Genevieve DuBois, St. Louis, 1989-1992, president, 1991-1992. Member Brotherhood/Sisterhood dinner committee National Conference of Christians and Jews, St. Louis, 1990-1994.

    Board directors James Clinic Mercy Medical Group, Rolla, Missouri, 1992-1994, chairman board directors Catholic Community Services, 1992-1997. Fundraising committee St. Louis County Police and Firefighter Memorial, 1993. Executive committee Joint Hospital Association Metropolitan St. Louis and St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, 1991-1993.

    Board directors Priests Mutual Benefits Society, since 1996. Member American College Hospital Administrators, Missouri Hospital Association (chairman board trustees 1993, chairman-elect 1992, past chairman 1994, trustee 1989, 91-95, chairman council research and policy development 1990, chairman finance and budget 1991, annual meeting committee), Hospital Association Metropolitan St. Louis (council on finance 1979-1981, chairman environmental services committee 1981-1986, member council management services 1981-1986, physician relations committee 1987-1988, chairman council on public policy and issues 1987-1988, board directors 1988-1990, secretary 1991, treasurer 1992, vice chairman 1993, chairman 1994), Midwest Stone Institute (president 1988-1992, board directors 1988-1993), St. Louis University School Public Health Alumni Association (president 1991-1992), Shared Resources Enterprise (board directors 1990, treasurer 1991, secretary 1992, vice chairman board directors 1993, chairman 1994), Mental Health Association (host Spirit of St. Louis committee 1990), Creve Coeur Squires.


    • Married Martha Anne Paynter, June 4, 1971. Children: Kathleen Marie, Margaret Mary, Anne Elizabeth, John Timothy, Mary Ellen.
    • father: Michael James Farrell
    • mother: Jane Frances (Lautenschlager) Farrell
    • spouse: Martha Anne Paynter
    • children: Kathleen Marie Farrell
    • Margaret Mary Farrell
    • Anne Elizabeth Farrell
    • John Timothy Farrell
    • Mary Ellen Farrell
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    Born February 22, 1947
    (age 70)