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Committees

HCA board audit and compliance committee

The audit and compliance committee of the HCA board of directors provides guidance to the company regarding the direction of the company's audit and ethics and compliance programs, and receives regular reports regarding the status and welfare of such programs.

  • Chad O. Holliday
  • Geoffrey G. Meyers, Chair
  • Wayne J. Riley, M.D.

Corporate ethics and compliance steering committee

The corporate ethics and compliance steering committee is comprised of senior management at the corporate level and is responsible for setting the direction of the ethics and compliance program, receiving reports regarding monitoring and auditing within the program and approving major expenditures.

  • Michael Cuffe, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, HCA Physician Services
  • Jon Foster, President, American Group
  • John Franck, Vice President, Legal and Corporate Secretary
  • Chuck Hall, President, National Group
  • Sam Hazen, Chief Operating Officer
  • Milton Johnson, Chairman and CEO
  • Bruce Moore, President, Operations and Service Lines Group
  • Marty Paslick, Senior Vice President, Information Technology & Services
  • Jonathan Perlin, Chief Medical Officer and President, Clinical Services Group
  • Bill Rutherford, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
  • Joe Sowell, Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer
  • Joe Steakley, Senior Vice President, Internal Audit
  • John Steele, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Bob Waterman, Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  • Kathleen Whalen, Vice President, Ethics and Compliance
  • Chris Wyatt, Senior Vice President and Controller
  • Alan Yuspeh, Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (Chairman)

Corporate ethics and compliance policy committee

The corporate ethics and compliance policy committee is comprised of management at the corporate level and three hospital chief executive officers. This committee is responsible for approving policies and procedures and related educational materials.

  • Thomas Beck, VP, Labor & Employee Relations
  • Scott Cihak, CEO, TriStar Centennial Medical Center
  • Paul Connelly, VP and Chief Information Security Officer
  • Lynn Egan, AVP, Ethics & Compliance Officer - HealthTrust
  • Jill Fainter, Chief Quality Officer and VP, Quality Standards
  • Gail Garrett, VP, Regulatory Compliance Support
  • Sam Hazen, President and Chief Operating Officer
  • Mike Higgins, ECO, Operations and Service Lines Group
  • Michael Joseph, President, East Florida Division
  • Bob Marchesini, VP, Operations for Strategic Pricing and Analytics
  • Mike Marks, CFO, National Group
  • Susan Mitchell, VP and Ethics and Compliance Officer, HCA – Physician Services
  • Cindy Nichols, SVP, HIM, Parallon Business Performance Group
  • Scott Noonan, VP, Legal Operations
  • Bonnie Reid, VP Regulatory Reimbursement Operations
  • Bill Rutherford, CFO and Executive VP
  • Richard Shallcross, CFO, American Group
  • Joseph Steakley, SVP, Internal Audit
  • Melinda Stephenson, CEO, Kingwood Medical Center
  • Larry Tatum, CFO, Financial Services Group
  • Kirk Tenkhoff, Ambulatory Surgery Division Ethics & Compliance Officer
  • Eric Ward, President and CEO, Parallon Business Performance Group
  • Bob Waterman, SVP and General Counsel
  • Kathleen Whalen, Secretary, VP, Ethics and Compliance
  • Chris Wyatt, SVP and Controller
  • Alan Yuspeh, Chairperson, SVP and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Facility ethics and compliance committees

Each hospital and Parallon shared services center has a facility ethics and compliance committee (FECC). The FECC is responsible for overseeing implementation of the ethics and compliance program within its facility.