Paul Barr

Features Editor

Paul Barr, a healthcare journalist since 2004, is responsible for Modern Healthcare’s feature stories. Barr most recently was a senior editor for Hospitals & Health Networks, but before that worked six years at Modern Healthcare as news editor and two years as a reporter. In 2016 he won a Jesse H. Neal award for best single story, and in 2015 was a finalist for best series. Prior to 2004, he covered financial matters for various publications. Barr has a bachelor’s degree in economics and master’s degrees in journalism and business from the University of Illinois.

Premier's stock jumps 14% on Q4 earnings report

August 21, 2018

Premier's stock price closed more than 14% higher after reporting strength in fourth-quarter revenue for its group purchasing business and modest growth in its performance services business.

Sister Mary Jean Ryan

March 24, 2018

Siser Mary Jean Ryan, the CEO of SSM Health when it became the first hospital system winner of the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award, enters the Health Care Hall of Fame for her work in quality and as a mentor to others in the industry.


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