Turner Named Director of Finance and Decision Support at Howard County General Hospital

COLUMBIA, Md.—Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine announces the appointment of Katherine Turner as director of Finance and Decision Support. As such, she will oversee the Finance and Decision Support team and the financial functions of the hospital and foundation, including budgeting, cost-accounting, financial analysis, financial systems and reporting.

“Katherine is an excellent addition to our Finance team,” said Dr. M. Shafeeq Ahmed, interim president of Howard County General Hospital. “She brings a wealth of experience to the role, having worked in health care previously.”

Turner most recently served as a software implementation consultant for Syntellis Performance Solutions (formerly Kaufman Hall). Prior to that, she was the financial planning and analysis manager at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

Turner received a Bachelor of Science degree in health and human performance from the University of Louisiana, a Master of Science degree in kinesiology from Louisiana State University and an MBA degree from Johns Hopkins University.

About Howard County General Hospital
Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine is a not-for-profit health care provider with 225 licensed beds located in Columbia, Maryland. A comprehensive, acute-care medical center, Howard County General offers a full range of services, from neonatal care and oncology to outpatient treatment and critical care.

The hospital has a professional staff of more than 1,100 physicians and allied health professionals, representing nearly 100 specialties and subspecialties; a workforce of more than 1,850 individuals and over 330 volunteers.