Chris Moore serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Ascension Saint Thomas. With a distinguished career marked by a dynamic fusion of clinical expertise and strategic business acumen, Chris Moore stands as a seasoned leader in market-level healthcare operations. His commitment to delivering high-quality, cost-effective care is complemented by a deep-seated passion for continuous performance improvement.
Prior to joining Ascension Saint Thomas in 2022, Chris served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer at Ascension Alabama. His strategic leadership played a pivotal role in effectively navigating the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining a low turnover rate, spearheading initiatives to support employee satisfaction and more. Chris's achievements extend across various leadership roles, including Director of Performance Improvement at Ascension Health and System-level responsibility for Lean PI journey at St Vincent’s Health System.
Chris holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Nursing from Samford University and earned his Lean Healthcare Certification from Belmont University. Recognized for his leadership and contributions, Chris has received prestigious honors such as being listed in Who’s Who in Healthcare 2021 by the Birmingham Business Journal and earning the Courage to Care award from Samford University in 2011.