Methodist Healthcare has named Candie Starr, MHA, BS(MT), as chief operating officer and ethics and compliance officer at Methodist Stone Oak Hospital.
Since 2007, Starr has served as corporate director with Lifepoint Hospitals in Brentwood, Tennessee, providing ancillary operational leadership across 57 hospitals in 20 states.
In 2005, she served as director of the laboratory, occupational health clinic and health and wellness at HCA Mainland Medical Center in Texas City, Texas. From 1995 to 2005, she held a variety of management positions at HCA Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, Florida.
Starr has served on the Joint Commission’s Board of Advisors, HealthTrust Purchasing Group Advisory Boards, the board of the United Way, and on the boards of several community blood banks.
A member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Clinical Laboratory Management Association, Starr has a master’s degree in healthcare administration from American Intercontinental University and a bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science from West Liberty University.
Starr and her husband, Jim, have two daughters, Rachael and Ashley, both attending Middle Tennessee University.