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, Jr.
  • Geoffrey G. Meyers, Chair
  • Michael W. Michelson
  • 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.

  • Phil Billington, SVP, Internal Audit
  • 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 Executive Officer
  • 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
  • John Steele, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Bob Waterman, Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  • Kathleen Whalen, SVP and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
  • Chris Wyatt, Senior Vice President and Controller

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.

  • Mary Beard, Senior H.R. Counsel
  • Thomas Beck, VP, Labor & Employee Relations
  • Phil Billington, SVP, Internal Audit
  • Ginger Carroll, CEO, West Marion Community Hospital
  • Scott Cihak, CEO, TriStar Centennial Medical Center
  • Paul Connelly, VP and Chief Information Security Officer
  • Gail Garrett, VP, Regulatory Compliance Support
  • Tonya Hunt, AVP, Ethics & Compliance Officer - HealthTrust
  • Ashley Johnson, CFO American Group
  • Michael Joseph, President, East Florida Division
  • Bob Marchesini, COO, Payer Contracting and Analytics
  • Mike Marks, CFO, National Group
  • Karla Miller, VP, Pharmacy Services and Clinical Therapeutics
  • 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
  • Larry Tatum, CFO, Parallon Business Performance Group
  • Kirk Tenkhoff, Ambulatory Surgery Division Ethics & Compliance Officer
  • Tiffany Villager, Secretary, VP, Ethics and Compliance
  • Eric Ward, President and CEO, Parallon Business Performance Group
  • Bob Waterman, SVP and General Counsel
  • Jarrod Watson, CFO, Operations and Service Lines Group
  • Kathleen Whalen, Chairperson, SVP and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
  • Chris Wyatt, SVP and Controller

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.