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Candler County Hospital Welcomes New CEO

Created by Marty Ray |

Karen O’Neal comes to Candler County Hospital with significant experience in the Healthcare Industry. She has served as Chief Executive Officer as well as Chief Financial Officer at several Hospitals in Southeast Georgia.

She served Tattnall County Hospital from 2000 to 2012.  Her roles included Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer during her time in Tattnall County.

Karen O’Neal served as Chief Executive Officer for Burke Medical Center until 2016.  In 2016, Karen began O’Neal Healthcare Associates, a consulting firm designed to help Hospital’s improve Operational and Revenue Cycle Management.  She comes to Metter with an extensive knowledge of the Healthcare Industry specifically in the areas of financial oversight, strategic planning, and physician recruitment.  Karen began her career as a nurse but later further her education with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Public Accounting in 1993 from Georgia Southern University.

Let’s give Karen O’Neal a warm welcome to Candler County and should you have any questions for her please don’t hesitate to contact me. 

Marty Ray
Public Relations Coordinator
Candler County Hospital
478-494-1604 (cell)