Saint Francis Healthcare Names Karun Gadiparthi as Chief Strategy Officer

Aug 17, 2023

MEMPHIS, TENN. ― Saint Francis Healthcare recently named Karun Gadiparthi as Market Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, he will guide strategic development for Saint Francis-Memphis and Saint Francis-Bartlett.

Before joining the team at Saint Francis, Gadiparthi had served as Director of Forecasting and Financial Analysis for Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation since 2019. Prior to that, he served as Lead Analyst on Baptist’s Epic (electronic health record) team.

“With his extensive experience in supporting hospitals through strategic, operational, and financial success, Karun will help us build upon Saint Francis’s strong foundation of care and continued growth,” said Scott Smith, Market Chief Executive Officer for Saint Francis Healthcare and CEO of Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis.

Gadiparthi earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas in San Antonio, Texas and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Dallas, in Dallas, Texas.

He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

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