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Stacey Woodroof Named Chief Financial Officer for Saint Thomas Medical Partners

May 10th 2017

Contact: Nick Paranjape, (615) 284-1210, Nick.Paranjape@STH.ORG

Stacey D. Woodroof, MBA, will join Saint Thomas Medical Partners (STMP) as Chief Financial Officer.  Woodroof is a senior executive and longtime leader in physician practice and hospital health care in the middle Tennessee area. As CFO, Woodroof will be responsible for all financial operations at STMP, including financial strategy, operations, billing, acquisitions and contracting.  Saint Thomas is part of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system.

“We are very pleased that a leader of Stacey’s caliber and depth of experience is joining our team at Saint Thomas Medical Partners,” said Fahad Tahir, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Thomas Medical Partners at Saint Thomas Health.  “In addition to her medical group experience and disease management expertise, she has a deep understanding of middle Tennessee, which will be invaluable as we continue to broaden our network to serve our growing community closer to home.”

Woodroof has experience with medical practices, health systems, including two of the nation’s largest health systems and one of the largest national companies in the disease management industry.  Her work has included physician practice management and financial strategy, product development, technology integration and hospital-based provider services. Woodroof has also worked as a consultant to physicians, hospitals and start-up health care initiatives.

Woodroof has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lipscomb University, a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare from Belmont University and holds a CPA license (inactive).

Woodroof has served as a mentor for Nashville’s Jumpstart Foundry Accelerator program, a seed-stage healthcare innovation fund. She stays current on health reform legislation and served on the “Health for Life” Chronic Care Advisory Council for the American Hospital Association in 2008.  In 2014, Woodroof was invited to be a guest speaker for two national summits in California hosted by Innovation Enterprises.


In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities that cover a 68-county area and employ more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provided more than $78 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016.  Serving Tennessee for 15 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.  Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia.   Visit www.sthealth.com

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