August 16, 2016 at 7:30 a.m.
August 16, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
Trevecca Nazarene University Boone Business Building 333 Murfreesboro Pike Nashville, TN 37210
*Registration for this event is now closed. On-site registration will be available.*
Executive Briefing featuring
Tennessee Ministry Market Executive, President and CEO, Saint Thomas Health, and Senior Vice President, Ascension Health
Registration closes August 9. *Leadership Health Care Members Only. Join Here. Connect with Kelly West for more information about LHC.*
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Before assuming her current positions in 2015, Karen Springer previously served as Saint Thomas Health president and COO with responsibility for operational success and effectiveness of hospital facilities, physician practices and numerous joint ventures. Springer joined Saint Thomas Health in 2011 after serving as executive vice president and COO of Lutheran Hospital of Indiana for four years. She began her health care leadership career in the Lutheran Hospital System in Fort Wayne, Indiana, serving first as director for cardiovascular and medical/surgical ICUs. From 1997 to 2000, she was chief nursing officer for the Rehabilitation Hospital in Fort Wayne with direct responsibility for hospital operations and for multiple patient care departments in a setting focused on restoration of abilities. For Dupont Hospital, she held increasingly responsible positions and was responsible for the construction of a new $52 million facility, serving as both COO and chief nursing officer.
Springer received her associate’s degree in nursing from Germanna College in Virginia and her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University. She completed her master’s degree in administration at Ball State University.