Scott Davis, who has served as the CEO of HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest since March 2019, will be leaving his position effective June 3, officials announced in a May 2 news release.

What happened?

According to the release, Davis has been promoted to serve as the CEO of HCA Healthcare's Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado. Swedish Medical Center is a 504-bed, Level I trauma center and acute care hospital.

Career history

Per the release, Davis has been with HCA Healthcare for over 20 years. Throughout his tenure, Davis has held the following positions:
  • CEO at Methodist Texsan Hospital and Methodist Ambulatory Surgical Hospital in San Antonio
  • Chief operating officer at Ogden Regional Medical Center in Ogden, Utah
  • Chief financial officer at West Valley Medical Center in Idaho
According to the release, Davis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and finance as well as a master's degree in accounting and information systems from Weber State University. He is also the immediate past chair of the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce board of directors.

The impact

Over the past five years under Davis' leadership, HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest:
  • Was designated as a Level II trauma center
  • Was designated as a comprehensive stroke center
  • Was designated as a Magnet and Pathways to Excellence facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is one of only eight hospitals in the country to hold both designations
What's next?

HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division officials have not announced next steps for finding Davis' successor as of press time May 28.