Stacy Hurt


Stacy Hurt, M.H.A., M.B.A. has spent 20+ years in healthcare and physician
practice management in such areas as sales, marketing, training, operations,
customer service, and human resources. Her professional experience on the care
delivery side has been a huge advantage to Stacy as caregiver for her intellectually
and developmentally disabled son and herself as a stage IV colorectal cancer
patient/survivor. Stacy has volunteered as a patient advocate for The Colon Club,
Colorectal Cancer Alliance, Colon Cancer Foundation, Colon Cancer Coalition,
Fight Colorectal Cancer, American Cancer Society, UPMC, Lyfebulb, and Clara
Health. Her viral story of a “random act of kindness” from a Southwest Airlines
employee was featured on ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, the Today
Show, Inside Edition, Fox News, Huffington Post, Forbes Magazine and other
major news outlets around the world.
Stacy now works as a Patient Consultant to connect pharma/tech companies and
health systems to their end users by sharing her first-hand personal perspective
and strategic expertise.  Her areas of focus are digital health, cancer survivorship,
resilience, patient centricity, invisible disabilities, and patient/caregiver
Stacy’s mission is to raise awareness, accessibility, and inclusion for the patient
voice and exemplify a positive, “keep it real” approach when confronting life’s big
challenges. Stacy holds a B.S. from Penn State University and a Master of Health
Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees from University of
Pittsburgh. Stacy is a certified personal fitness trainer, member of the Healthcare
Businesswomen’s Association, and was selected as a HIMSS Digital Influencer.
She resides in Pittsburgh, PA with her husband and two sons. #pinksocks