HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division has appointed Eric Evans as chief executive officer of Tomball Regional Medical Center, effective immediately. Evans was previously the CEO of East Houston Regional Medical Center. Evans replaces interim CEO Brett Kinman, who will remain as chief operating officer at the facility.
"With Eric's understanding of our clinical and quality initiatives, combined with his proven leadership skills, he is the right individual to lead Tomball Regional Medical Center, one of our recently acquired hospitals serving northwest Houston," said Troy Villarreal, president of HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division. "As we expand services at our 150-acre healthcare campus there, including cardiovascular services, total joint and spine care, and robotics technology, we are pleased to have Eric direct our efforts in meeting the healthcare needs of a rapidly growing community."
Evans has been with HCA Healthcare for 22 years and held leadership positions with HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division hospitals since 2010. He earned a master's degree in health services administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from The University of Texas at Dallas. He is active in the community, a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a graduate and board member of the American Leadership Forum.
About HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division and Tomball Regional Medical Center
Tomball Regional Medical Center, acquired by HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division in August 2017, is a 350-bed hospital in Tomball, Texas. Accredited by the Joint Commission, it offers a wide variety of services including emergency care, labor and delivery, a level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), general surgery, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, inpatient rehabilitation, sports medicine, physical therapy, orthopedics, outpatient testing, and robotic surgery. The hospital's 150-acre campus also features The Tomball Regional Orthopedic Center, The Women's Center, Texas Sports Medicine Center, and The Heart and Vascular Center. For more information about Tomball Regional Medical Center, visit www.tomballregionalmedicalcenter.com. HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division is a network of health care facilities in the greater Houston, Corpus Christi, and South Texas areas that includes 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 10 freestanding emergency centers, and a regional transfer center. For more information, visit www.HCAGulfCoast.com.
HCA Healthcare's Gulf Coast Division
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