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Houston, March 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scott Davis, one of the region’s most respected healthcare executives, has been named chief executive officer of HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest where he will lead a team of more than 1,400 physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and support staff beginning April 8, 2019.
Davis joins HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest after serving as chief executive officer of San Antonio’s Methodist Texsan Hospital and Methodist Ambulatory Surgical Hospital. Under his leadership, both hospitals earned patient experience scores in the top 10 percent nationally while also earning Best Places to Work in Healthcare awards from Modern Healthcare.
During his 15-year healthcare career, Davis has led teams to the pinnacle of quality in healthcare with recognitions including a Healthgrades five-star rating for Excellence in Patient Safety, The Woman’s Choice Top 100 Hospital Award for Patient Experience and the Gold Quality Improvement Award from TMF Health Quality, a private, non-profit organization of licensed physicians tasked with leading quality improvement and review efforts in the state.
“Throughout his career, Scott has achieved remarkable success,” said Troy Villarreal, president of HCA Houston Healthcare. “The track records of his hospitals, particularly in the area of patient focused care, speaks volumes about his leadership.”
“For decades, HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest has been known for delivering exceptional, patient-focused care,” said Davis, a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. “I’m certainly looking forward to helping write the next chapters in the story of this amazing institution.”
Davis earned a master’s degree in cost accounting and information systems and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.
Located at 710 Cypress Parkway, HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest has served as an acute care hospital for the north Houston community since 1973, providing diagnostic treatment and care across a wide range of services. It also offers acute emergency care with Level II trauma capabilities.
The hospital is designated as a Cycle III Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care and a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. It also is certified as a Quality Breast Center of Excellence by the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program and has been named a Mentor Hospital for heart attack care by the Institute of Healthcare Improvements.
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About HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest
HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest is a 423-bed acute care hospital that has been serving the north Houston community for more than 40 years, providing a wide range of medical services including cardiology, maternity care, neonatal intensive care, pediatrics, bariatrics and neurology. To learn more about the programs and upcoming events at HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest, visit www.hnmc.com.
About HCA Houston Healthcare
HCA Houston Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare in the Houston area where excellent trained physicians, nurses and allied health professionals treat almost a million patients and provide more than $2 billion in charity care every year. With an employee base of 15,000, HCA Houston Healthcare’s comprehensive network includes 15 hospitals, nine outpatient surgery centers, eight freestanding emergency centers and 11 freestanding diagnostic imaging facilities in the greater Houston area. It also includes a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of HCA-affiliated facilities as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius. For more information, visit www.HCAHoustonHealthcare.com.
HCA Houston Healthcare is part of HCA Healthcare’s Gulf Coast Division, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 18 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 12 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one phone call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division affiliated hospitals as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius. HCA Gulf Coast Division is part of HCA Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of quality healthcare services with 185 hospitals in the United States and England.
Debra Burbridge HCA Gulf Coast Division 2818516275 Debra.Burbridge@HCAhealthcare.com