Stump promoted to AVP of Cardiovascular Pulmonary Operations


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) recently announced the promotion of Ed Stump to assistant vice president of its Cardiovascular Pulmonary Operations. A native of Russell County, Va., Stump completed his undergraduate degree in business administration at Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, Va., in 1992. He completed his master’s of business administration in 2007 at King College, Bristol, Tenn. Prior to working for MSHA, Stump worked in finance for Lear Corp. and Universal Fibers. 

He started his career at MSHA in the Finance Department, later becoming senior financial analyst for Cardiovascular Pulmonary Services. He then went on to serve as corporate director for Interventional Cardiology until his recent promotion to AVP.

During his tenure in Cardiology Services, Stump worked extensively with his clinical peers to gain knowledge and education in the clinical aspects of cardiology. He successfully collaborated within the organization to obtain significant savings and efficiencies through participation in the Premier Breakthrough Series, which is modeled after the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s multidisciplinary approach to supply chain improvement. 

Stump was a guest speaker at the 2006 Premier Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla., and at the 2009 Annual Meeting in Anaheim, Calif. Throughout his tenure at MSHA, Stump has worked in benchmarking Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Services with national initiatives to obtain the highest level of operations. He has been involved in the Advisory Board, Premier and SG2.

Stump has participated in various community-oriented tasks including the Salvation Army annual holiday bell-ringing, and has been instrumental in leading his departments in working on fundraisers for the American Heart Association and Mountain States Foundation.
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