Kevin W. Barr
Mr. Kevin W. Barr is the Chief Executive Officer of Bon Secours HealthSource and Bon Secours Virginia Ambulatory Services. He is responsible for management of the professional and administrative staff, budgeting, financing of corporate ventures, client services, corporate policy, board relationships, and overall strategy for Ambulatory Services in Virginia, including Bon Secours Virginia HealthSource, Inc., Bon Secours Ambulatory Services, LLC and various affiliate subsidiaries of those organizations. Operating facilities include Bon Secours Harbor View Health Center, Bon Secours Watkins Centre, Bon Secours Cancer Institute Radiation Centers, and various for-profit, taxable, imaging partnerships. Those entities oversee clinical services as ambulatory diagnostic testing, outpatient imaging, radiation therapy, free-standing emergency room care, clinical laboratory/pathology testing, sleep diagnostic testing, and retail pharmacy.
Mr. Barr has more than 30 years of combined experience in patient care, health care consulting and health care management, serving the Bon Secours Health System for 27 years in staff and operations leadership roles. Additionally, he served as Consulting Manager within the Northeast Health Care Consulting Practice of Ernst & Young (formed by the merger of Arthur Young & Company and Ernst & Whinney) for five years. His scope of practice with Ernst & Young included financial feasibility studies, strategic/project/program planning, community need and market demand assessments, certificate of need support, equipment and facility evaluations, financial valuations and insurance contract negotiations.
Mr. Barr has authored a variety of health care articles and text chapters, including the book chapter titled "Ambulatory Care", Health Care Administration: Planning, Implementing, and Managing Organized Delivery Systems, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., Second through Fifth Editions. He has served as guest lecturer and adjunct faculty within the Department HealthCare Administration and Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, as well as a guest presenter for various professional association meetings at a national level.
Mr. Barr holds a Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Management/Administration from Medical College of Virginia and a Masters of Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. He completed the Executive Integral Leadership Program - Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame.
Additionally, he holds a Degree in Radiologic Technology from Central Virginia Community College, received a license for Nursing Home Administration in the Commonwealth of Virginia (inactive) and worked as a Registered Radiologic Technologist (inactive). Mr. Barr is a member of the American College of HealthCare Executives (ACHE), the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Virginia Hospital/HealthCare Association (VHHA). As well, Mr. Barr has and continues to serve as a preceptor for undergraduate and graduate students of various universities including James Madison University, Virginia Commonwealth of Virginia/Medical College of Virginia, University of Minnesota (inactive), University of Georgia (inactive) and University of Richmond (inactive).
Mr. Barr serves on the board of various Virginia community organizations including United Way of Richmond/Petersburg (Board of Directors and Public Policy Committee), VHHA Services and several company related boards within Bon Secours and associated with affiliated partner organizations.