Lynn Mergen is the CEO of Medical Center Barbour (MCB). He joined MCB in February, 2020, and prior to his appointment, was the CEO of Hillcrest South, a metropolitan hospital located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Lynn, a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, is an accomplished healthcare leader with more than 20 years of executive healthcare administrative experience.
Upon his arrival, he was confronted with getting the hospital prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic. However, despite the challenges of managing a hospital in the midst of a global pandemic, he has opened a new infusion clinic and has reopened the hospital’s outpatient wound clinic. In addition to his role with MCB, he has worked closely with both city and chamber of commerce leaders on various city and county-wide projects, including evaluating the potential for a new hospital. Lynn holds a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Missouri and a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology/Sociology from Truman State University.