Rhett Stover, MHA, FACHE

Rhett Stover, MHA, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer

Organization: OSU Medicine

Mr. Stover was appointed CEO of Oklahoma State University (OSU) Medicine in 2017. In his role as CEO, Mr. Stover guides operations and market strategy, enterprise growth and directly oversees operational and financial performance for the OSU Medicine clinically integrated network including, OSU Physicians, a multi-specialty academic practice plan of 625 physicians associated with Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences and the entirety of OSU Medicine healthcare delivery assets, including hospital, outpatient, ambulatory, and digital delivery networks.

Previously, Mr. Stover served in a variety of leadership roles for Mercy Health (St. Louis, MO), most recently as President and CEO of Oklahoma State University Medical Center (OSUMC) – located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which was managed by Mercy from 2014-2016. OSUMC is the nation’s largest osteopathic teaching facility, home to 11 residency programs and nine fellowship programs training more than 150 residents in primary care and sub-specialties on an annual basis.

Additionally, Mr. Stover has also served in leadership roles as Regional Vice President, Payor Relations and Contracting for Mercy Health, Vice President, Strategic Growth Initiatives for GlobalHealth, Inc., an Oklahoma based health maintenance organization and as National Director, Strategic Markets, for Cancer Treatment Centers of America, a nationally recognized oncology-focused health system.

A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Cherokee Nation citizen, Mr. Stover holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma and a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Oklahoma State University. He serves on the board of directors for the American College of Healthcare Executives – Sooner Healthcare Executives chapter, MyHealth, and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO). Mr. Stover was recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review by being named to their 2016 class of “Rising Stars: 50 Healthcare Leaders under 40”; in 2017, was named to the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business “40 Alumni Under 40”, and in 2019, was named to Oklahoma Magazine’s “40 Under 40.”