HCA Gulf Coast Division announces appointment of Eric Evans as Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning

HCA Gulf Coast Division President Maura Walsh recently announced that Eric Evans has been named Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning for the HCA Gulf Coast Division. As Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning, he will focus on the development, implementation, and management of HCA Gulf Coast Division’s overall strategy, as well as the exploration and development of new opportunities across the continuum of care.

“Eric will work with leaders across the division to ensure optimal collaboration, coordination, and communication among and between the organization’s executive team, its staff, and physicians in order to establish consensus on the broad strategic direction for the division,” said Maura Walsh, HCA Gulf Coast Division President. “We are extremely pleased to have him on our team.”

Evans, who began his career at HCA in 1996, most recently served as Chief O p e r a t i n g Officer of The Woman’s Hospital of Texas. Prior to joining The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Lakeview Regional Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

“This is an exciting opportunity to bring my healthcare experience in planning, collaboration and program development to an organization that provides essential care to the communities that we serve,” said Evans. Evans holds a master’s degree in health services administration from The George Washington University in Washington, DC and a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration from The University of Texas at Dallas. In addition, he is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a graduate of the American Leadership Forum.