HOUSTON, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HCA Gulf Coast Division President Troy Villarreal announced today the appointment of Todd Caliva as chief executive officer of HCA-affiliated Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, effective Oct. 24, 2016. Caliva assumes responsibility of the 531-bed, full-service, acute-care hospital, which is recognized as an Accredited Chest Pain Center, a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center, a Level II Trauma Capable facility, and a cancer program designated by the Commission on Cancer.
Caliva is regarded in the industry as a consummate healthcare professional and has more than 24 years of experience, including a decade at the multi-facility level. He has been with HCA in Houston since 1997. Since 2006, Caliva has served as chief executive officer of HCA-affiliated West Houston Medical Center. His strategic vision, leadership, compassion and relationship-building skills have allowed West Houston Medical Center to flourish in its staff recruitment, patient and visitor experience, and market presence. Prior to this role, Caliva served as chief executive officer of East Houston Regional Medical Center, also part of HCA. Before that, Caliva served as the chief operating officer of HCA-affiliated The Woman's Hospital of Texas and administrator of Sugar Land Medical Center Surgical and Diagnostic Center.
"With solid roots in the Clear Lake area and our division, Todd's knowledge of the community's healthcare needs will advance the strong foundation that has already been laid over 40 years," said Villarreal. "His enthusiasm and passion for working with physicians and staff will have a positive impact in the overall delivery of care and patient experience, making him the ideal CEO for Clear Lake Regional Medical Center."
"I am excited to join Clear Lake Regional Medical Center at a crucial time in its growth, and have the opportunity to work with such an exceptional group of physicians and employees that are truly committed to making the lives of our patients better," said Caliva. "In addition, I, along with the hospital's strong leadership team, will continue to focus on strategic initiatives that are deeply meaningful to staff, physicians and patients, including developing a culture of excellence in the patient and visitor experience and improving physician engagement. I am committed to fostering a collaborative partnership within the community, which is a vital part of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center's mission and vision."
Caliva's robust community involvement includes co-chairing the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC) Cardiac Care Committee, an organization that is committed to improve the overall care for heart attack patients across the region; serving as the president/chairman of the Educational Foundation of the Southeast Texas Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, as well as currently serving as the interim regent of the Southeast Texas Chapter; and serving on the board of the Houston West Chamber of Commerce.
Caliva earned a master's degree in business administration and a bachelor's of science in marketing from the University of Houston.
About Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center is a full-service hospital offering inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. The campus includes Level II trauma capabilities, The Brain & Spine Institute, The Heart & Vascular Hospital, a bariatrics program, an NAPBC-accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, a Commission on Cancer-accredited oncology program, a Level IIIb Neonatal ICU, the area's only pediatric emergency department and pediatric ICU, and a comprehensive range of services for patients of all ages. With a medical staff of more than 900, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center employs more than 2,100 medical professionals and has served the community for more than 40 years. In 2013, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center invested $92 million in an expansion and renovation project that enhanced services to better serve the community of the bay area of Houston. For more information, call 281-332-2511 or visit online at clearlakermc.com for the latest news and updates, or stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter.
About HCA Gulf Coast Division
HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas' residents and businesses. HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, 8 ambulatory centers, 7 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. For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com.
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