Nashville-based HCA announced on Friday an immediate "internal reorganization" that the nation's largest for-profit hospital chain said will "better align the company's structure with the future dynamics of the healthcare industry."
The changes include: the creation of a new subsidiary that will provide business services to other healthcare companies; a new structuring of provider operations; and integration of clinical quality performance with physician practice services, HCA said.
"Emerging changes in healthcare require us to take a new approach to many aspects of how we deliver care," said Richard M. Bracken, chairman/CEO of HCA. "Our refined structure is intended to better position HCA to take advantage of this evolution. In addition, we are excited about our plan to offer certain of HCA's industry-leading practices to other healthcare concerns."
Under the reorganization:
The list of management changes continues here.