One of the biggest US providers HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE: HCA) revealed that Ashley Johnson has been appointed chief financial officer of HCA’s American Group, which includes 85 hospitals.
Overall, the Nashville based firm operates 77 hospitals and 119 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and in the UK.
She will assume the position on October 1, replacing longtime finance chief Rick Shallcross who is retiring.
Johnson, a 21-year veteran of HCA, has served as chief financial officer for HCA’s Capital Division overseeing 18 hospital campuses in Indiana, Kentucky, New Hampshire and Virginia.
HCA is a learning healthcare system that uses its more than 27 million annual patient encounters to advance science, improve patient care and save lives.
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