NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 26, 2013) – Divya Shroff, M.D., FHM, has been appointed Chief Medical Officer of TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., effective December 2, 2013.
In her role as Chief Medical Officer, Shroff will be responsible for overseeing medical affairs and providing strategic leadership to TriStar Centennial’s more than 1,000 physicians. She will play a significant role in improving quality and patient outcomes in partnership with our physicians, as well as policy development, support and implementation of national and facility-specific quality initiatives.
“Dr. Shroff brings many talents and skills to our medical center,” said Heather Rohan, FACHE, President and CEO of TriStar Centennial. “Her leadership and ability to engage providers utilizing innovation and technology to transform quality and access to patient care will be a tremendous asset to TriStar Centennial.”
Shroff most recently served as the Chief Clinical Transformation Officer and Vice President in the Clinical Services Group for HCA. In this role, she had responsibility for the clinical implementation of the electronic health record (EHR) system across the HCA enterprise, clinical leadership for mobile health technology development and telehealth deployment for patient and provider engagement and improved clinical workflow, as well as other efforts that have facilitated communication and collaboration among physicians.
Prior to joining HCA, Shroff worked for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) as the Associate Chief of Staff – Informatics at the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center where she played a pivotal role in leading the development of projects that have gained national recognition. Such projects include Blackberry EKG transmission for off-site cardiologists, electronic provider handoff tool, and inpatient interactive bedside televisions that communicate with the VA’s electronic medical records. She has been published in a variety of scientific journals and recognized in publications like TIME Magazine, The Washington Post and CIO Magazine.
Shroff received her Medical Degree from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Missouri, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. She is board certified in internal medicine, is a Fellow of Hospital Medicine from the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) and a member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). Shroff sits on many boards including, the Nashville Adventure Science Center, IntermedHx LLC, Nashville Public Radio WPLN Community Advisors, TN HIMSS Chapter, and UMKC School of Medicine Board of Visitors.