HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) today announced John Reay will become
president of HCA Healthcare UK, which includes six leading private
hospitals in the United Kingdom.
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John Reay appointed president of HCA Healthcare UK (Photo: Business Wire)
Reay, who currently serves as president of operations of HCA Healthcare
UK and CEO of The Wellington Hospital, will replace Mike Neeb, who is
retiring after a 27-year career with HCA, effective April 1, 2019.
“John is a seasoned hospital operator who is deeply familiar with the
private healthcare environment in the UK as well as the HCA Healthcare
culture,” said Jon Foster, president of HCA Healthcare’s American Group.
“This background as well as his leadership skills will serve him well in
his new role.”
Reay joined HCA Healthcare UK in 2000 as CEO of London Bridge Hospital
and is credited with rapidly developing its services and facilities. He
later became CEO of The Lister Hospital and added his current
responsibilities as president of operations of HCA UK in 2016 while
retaining his hospital CEO role. In 2017, he became CEO of The
Neeb has led HCA Healthcare UK since 2007. Before that he served in
several multi-hospital chief financial officer roles, including CFO of
HCA Healthcare UK. Neeb joined HCA Healthcare in 1991.
“Under Mike’s leadership, HCA Healthcare UK has grown its operations
through the addition of new facilities and services as well as
innovative partnerships with other healthcare providers,” said Foster.
“We appreciate his numerous contributions and years of service to the
company, and we wish him the best in retirement.”
HCA Healthcare UK is the country’s largest provider of privately funded
healthcare, with more than 800,000 annual patient visits. HCA Healthcare
UK includes London Bridge Hospital, The Portland Hospital, The Harley
Street Clinic, The Lister Hospital, The Princess Grace Hospital and The
Wellington Hospital, as well as several primary care and urgent care
locations. In addition, HCA Healthcare partners with The Christie, one
of the largest cancer centers in Europe, and University College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust to treat patients with cancer and blood disorders.
About HCA Healthcare
Nashville-based HCA Healthcare is one of the nation’s leading providers
of healthcare services, comprising 178 hospitals and approximately 1,800
sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care
centers, and physician clinics, in 20 states and the United Kingdom.
With its founding in 1968, HCA Healthcare created a new model for
hospital care in the United States, using combined resources to
strengthen hospitals, deliver patient-focused care and improve the
practice of medicine. HCA Healthcare has conducted a number of clinical
studies, including one that demonstrated that full-term delivery is
healthier than early elective delivery of babies and another that
identified a clinical protocol that can reduce bloodstream infections in
ICU patients by 44 percent. HCA Healthcare is a learning healthcare
system that uses its more than 28 million annual patient encounters to
advance science, improve patient care and save lives. Please click
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