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HCA Virginia Names New Chief Operating Officer of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital

June 09, 2014

Richmond, Va. (June 2, 2014) — HCA Virginia has announced that David Donaldson will serve as chief operating officer for Henrico Doctors’ Hospital.

In this role, Donaldson will lead the day-to-day operations for Henrico Doctors’ Hospital overseeing the hospital’s key service lines including women’s and children’s, cardiovascular, oncology, neurology among others.

"David has long been a strong leader within the HCA family over the past 16 years and I am thrilled that he will be bringing his expertise and growth-oriented vision to Henrico Doctors’ Hospital," said Will Wagnon, chief executive officer, Henrico Doctors’ Hospitals. "I am confident that he will have a positive impact on our organization."

Donaldson most recently served as the associate chief operating officer for the 368-bed Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo. since 2010. The hospital is a Level I Trauma Center that serves as the region’s referral center for neurotrauma and is a recognized leader in the treatment of stroke.

He received his master’s degree in health administration from Regis University in Denver and bachelor’s degree in nuclear medicine and mathematics from York College of Pennsylvania. Donaldson began his healthcare career as a nuclear medicine technologist at Swedish 16 years ago.

Recognized as one of America’s Top 50 hospitals by Healthgrades eight years in a row and one of the 100 Great Hospitals in the U.S. by Becker’s Hospital Review, Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is the third largest employer in the Richmond region. The hospital has received many healthcare honors including the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award – Clinical Excellence for 12 years in a row and was ranked among the top 15 percent in the nation for Outstanding Patient Experience in 2013.

Editor’s Note: For a photo of David Donaldson, please contact Tammy Berwanger at tammy.berwanger@hcahealthcare.com or call 804.592.7804.

About HCA Virginia... As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive provider network, HCA Virginia Health System operates 13 hospitals and 30 outpatient centers and is affiliated with 3,000 physicians. It is one of Virginia’s largest employers, provides $365 million in uncompensated care and pays $72 million in state and local taxes each year. HCA Virginia includes 6 imaging centers, 6 outpatient surgery centers, one freestanding emergency room, and 7 hospitals – Chippenham, Henrico Doctors’, John Randolph, Johnston-Willis, Parham Doctors’, Retreat Doctors’ and Spotsylvania Regional.