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Stephen Farber as Steward CFO
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Steward hires Farber for CFO position

By Jaimy Lee
Posted: October 8, 2012 - 11:00 am ET

Steward Health Care System, based in Boston, has hired Stephen Farber as CFO.

Farber has served as an executive-in-residence for Warburg Pincus and CFO for Tenet Healthcare Corp. and is the founder of Connance, a healthcare financial technology firm, according to a news release. His age was not available.

Drexel DeFord, chairman of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, was named Steward's chief information officer this year.

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The for-profit health system has acquired five hospitals in Massachusetts since 2010. It is pursuing a deal to buy Mercy Hospital, a Catholic hospital in Portland, Maine, that is part of Catholic Health East.

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