Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis Names Lisa Hoyle as New Chief Nursing Officer

Apr 7, 2021
Memphis, TN – April 7, 2021 – Saint Francis Healthcare is pleased to welcome Lisa Hoyle, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, CPPS, CPHQ as the new Chief Nursing Officer at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis, effective April 12, 2021. In this role, Dr. Hoyle will be responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions and services within the hospital.

lisa hoyle“Our nurses are an exceptional group of compassionate clinicians and they will thrive in their professions under the guidance of a strong, dedicated leader like Lisa,” said Sally Deitch, Saint Francis Healthcare Market CEO. “Her extensive knowledge and experience will allow her to quickly learn about our hospital and implement best practices to optimize patient care.”

Dr. Hoyle has more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience. Her most recent role was at St. Louis University Hospital where she served as CNO of the 327 bed academic medical center.

“It is so exciting to get ready to move to a new city and begin my new role at Saint Francis Healthcare,” said Dr. Hoyle. “My past work experiences will serve me well in this new role. They have taught me to listen first, be curious, and celebrate great work. My vision for nursing is to shape a dynamic environment that inspires and advances the practice of nursing, strengthens our clinical partnerships to achieve excellence in the outcomes and experience of those we serve, and embraces the impact our healing presence has for every patient every time.”

Dr. Hoyle earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from SUNY in Utica, New York. She then completed her Doctor of Nurse Practice degree from Rush University in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Hoyle is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and certified in Professional In-Patient Safety (CPPS), Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), and Nursing Administration Advanced (NEA-BC).

In her spare time, Dr. Hoyle is a beekeeper. She is an avid gardener and quilter. Together with her husband, Dr. Hoyle has two children and five grandchildren.

To schedule an interview with Dr. Hoyle, contact Communications Manager Daisy Burroughs at 803-833-0104 or

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