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September 16, 2013

Kimberly Moore, MD, Named Vice President for Quality and Associate Chief Medical Officer

Kimberly Moore, MD is the new Vice President for Quality and Associate Chief Medical Officer for Franciscan Health System. She began her new role on September 3, 2013.

Dr. Moore has been with Franciscan since 2003 when she came to work at St. Joseph Medical Center as an emergency room physician. She has served in a number of leadership roles during her time at Franciscan including serving as Emergency Services Medical Director for St. Clare Hospital, Medical Staff President and Chair of the Medical Executive Committee and Regional Medical Director of Emergency Medicine for Northwest Emergency Medicine.

Kimberly is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. She completed her residency at the Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Moore is board-certified in Emergency Medicine.

“We are delighted to have someone of Dr. Moore’s talent and experiences join our leadership team”, said Mark Adams, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Franciscan Health System. “She will have key role in supporting our medical staff and in helping us achieve our goal of delivering the highest quality of care.”

Franciscan Health System includes St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma; St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way; St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood; St. Elizabeth Hospital, Enumclaw; St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor; Highline Medical Center, Burien; Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners, Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas; Franciscan Hospice House, University Place; Franciscan Medical Group clinics and providers, Pierce, King and Kitsap counties; and the Franciscan Foundation. Franciscan is part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colo. Currently, CHI ranks as the nation’s third-largest faith-based health system, with annual operating revenues of $10.7 billion and approximately 78,500 employees. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

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