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For Immediate Release:
February 21, 2012

Carolyn Allen named Vice President & Chief Financial Officer for Southcoast Hospitals Group

Carolyn Allen
FALL RIVER, Mass. — Southcoast Hospitals Group has named Carolyn Allen as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. In her new role, Allen provides executive support and leadership to Southcoast Hospital Group's General Accounting and Budget & Decision Support departments.

Before joining Southcoast, Allen was Chief Financial Officer at Sharon Hospital in Sharon, Conn. She held similar positions at Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester, Ky., and St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kan.

Allen holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Management, both from the University of Texas in San Antonio, and Master of Science in Health Care Administration from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., and Master of Business Administration from Regis University in Denver.

Allen resides in Portsmouth, R.I.

Stephanie Poyant
Public Information Officer
Phone: 508-961-5280
Pager: 508-387-2532
Fax: 508-961-5876

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Southcoast Health System is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and East Bay, Rhode Island.

It includes the three hospitals that make up Southcoast Hospitals Group — Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford and Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

Southcoast provides advanced clinical services, such as open heart surgery, angioplasty and heart rhythm services, comprehensive cancer care, neurosurgery, weight loss surgery, orthopedic surgery, advanced imaging services and is the only provider of maternity services in the region.

Southcoast is a not-for-profit charitable organization that depends on the support of the community to provide services. More information is available online at Connect to Southcoast through social media at

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