Dr. Nathan Starr selected for dual role

Starr to serve as Castell's home medical services director and Intermountain's lead telehospitalist


Nathan Starr, DO, has been selected as the home services medical director with Castell and lead telehospitalist within telemedicine at Intermountain. In these positions, Dr. Starr will help lead the development of Intermountain’s new hospital-level care in the home program. He brings vision, data-driven strategic thinking, and a talent for creative program design to this role.


Nathan Starr, DO

Dr. Starr’s prior leadership experience includes four years as lead hospitalist with the Salt Lake Valley Hospitalist group, where he guided his group through an amazing amount of growth and change. He helped build a program of broad scope that included quaternary referral teaching and non-teaching hospitalist services, three community hospitals, a sister CV program, and a telehospitalist program. Dr. Starr is a servant leader who uses data to help tell the story for patients and caregivers.

Starr will work alongside Christine Lipson, who has been selected as the home services director with Castell, to help build the hospital-level care in the home program. Christine has a wealth of experience across industries and functions.


Christine Lipson

Since joining Intermountain in 2013, Christine worked as a float pool nurse at Primary Children’s Hospital, as a clinical informatics analyst, and as the senior advisor and executive project consultant for Joe Mott (COO of SBC). She has led large-scale systemwide projects working collaboratively with hospital leadership teams and system teams.

Christine began her career at GE Capital, where she was recruited to their management development program and ultimately worked in roles in finance, business development, and sales. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, the University of Utah, and is currently completing an MHA at Weber State University.

Together, Dr. Starr and Christine will build Castell’s home services leadership team. Their joint experience makes them uniquely positioned to create alignment between the new world of at-home services and the current scope of hospital medicine.