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Mary Laure Carpenter

Mary Laure Carpenter, American hospital administrator. Member American Guild Patient Accounting Managers (vice president 1979-1980, President's award, 1980, Journalism award 1979), Health Care Finance Management Association, Midwest Hospital Credit Manager Association (board directors 1976-1979).

Background

Carpenter, Mary Laure was born on October 17, 1953 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Daniel Pierre and Elizabeth Ann (Arigan) Laure.

Education

Exchange student, France, 1970;student, University Missouri, St. Louis, 1972-1974;Bachelor, DePaul University, Chicago, 1988.

Career

With, Christian Hospital N.E., St. Louis, 1974-1978;patient account manager, Faith Hospital, Creve Coeur, Missouri, 1978-1981;telephone collector, Tri-County Accounts Bureau, Wheaton, Illinois, 1981;Medicaid supervisor, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Harvey, Illinois, 1981-1982;owner, Medicare Claims Svc., Berkeley, Illinois, 1982-1984;operations manager, Superior Medical Supply, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1984-1985;business manager, Forest Health Sys.-Forest Hospital, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1985-1986;assistant administrator, Vencor/Sycamore (Illinois) Hospital, 1986-1989;patient accounts manager, Linden Oaks Hospital, Naperville, Illinois, 1989-1991;business office manager, Vencor Hospital Chicago, Northlake, Illinois, 1991-1995;president, Vision Health, Inc., St. Charles, Illinois, 1995-1996;health care finance consultant, Vision Health, Inc., St. Charles, Illinois, since 1996. Lecturer in field.

Membership

Member American Guild Patient Accounting Managers (vice president 1979-1980, President's award, 1980, Journalism award 1979), Health Care Finance Management Association, Midwest Hospital Credit Manager Association (board directors 1976-1979).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: needlework, woodworking, furniture restoration, piano.

Connections

Married Gregory John Ingrassia, October 26, 1974 (divorced 1981). Married David James Carpenter, December 30, 1983 (divorced 1995).