Laureen Katherine Tanner RN, MSN, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital
Lauri Tanner is a pioneer who led the development of a revolutionary model of care that continues to achieve amazing results for the sickest 1% of children while costing far less than traditional hospital care. Today, Ranken Jordan is renowned as a bridge from acute care to home, taking referrals from all over the Midwest and as far away as South Africa. With lower costs and strong results, Ranken Jordan represents the future of medicine as well as an important step forward for children facing complex medical challenges. Over the course of her leadership, Lauri has increased organizational assets ten-fold. A new expansion doubling the space will open in February 2018. Lauri received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing Administration from St. Louis University. Lauri’s health care experience also includes membership and leadership positions in the following organizations: Missouri Hospital Association – Finance and Budget Committee and Board of Trustees; Executive Advisory Board for the St. Louis University School of Nursing - Currently President-elect; St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors and Health Economy Advisory Panel; Missouri Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors and Executive Committee; National Association of Corporate Directors; American College of Healthcare Executives – Fellow, American Hospital Association – Region 6 Policy Board (2013-2016); Children’s Hospital Association and Illinois Hospital Association.