Lisa Stark, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Texas Children’s Hospital
Lisa is a strategic, bold, and quality-driven leader with over 20 years of nursing experience, 12 of which have been in progressive leadership roles. In 2014, she joined a leading children’s hospital where she spent 5 years dedicated to quality and leadership support for their world-renowned Transplant program. In 2019, she transitioned to the role of Assistant Director of Care Coordination.
Since 2019, Lisa has successfully led several initiatives that significantly improved efficiency and the patient experience for both patients and team members. Her accomplishments include the development of a Predictive Analytics Readmission Model, resulting in a reduction of readmissions by 1.2% and a decrease in length of stay by 12%. Additionally, she created service line-based teams and achieved many other noteworthy achievements. Her passion for team development, quality, efficient care and workflows, and ensuring patients receive the right care at the right time at the right cost is evident in her exceptional leadership.
In recognition of her dedication and contributions, Lisa has been promoted to the role of Director of Care Coordination and Utilization Management in 2023.
Lisa earned her Master’s in Nursing Administration from UT Arlington in 2012 and recently completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Administration in 2023 from UTHealth Cizik School of Nursing. Her extensive educational background combined with her experience in women and children’s services make her a knowledgeable and committed leader for our service.