FORT WORTH, TX – Medical City Fort Worth has named JW Newman as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), starting January 14.
Newman has served as the Associate Chief Operating Officer at Medical City Dallas since January 2018. He previously held the same role at Medical City Fort Worth from January 2016 through December 2017. Prior to these roles, Newman served as an Administrative Resident for Medical City Healthcare at the division office. Newman replaces John Corbeil, who was recently promoted to CEO of Kingwood Medical Center, another HCA Healthcare facility located in Houston, Texas.
While at Medical City Dallas, Newman was responsible for a noticeable increase in employee engagement scores within departments for which he had oversight. He also successfully led capital improvement projects valued at more than $65 million.
“I am excited to have JW back in Fort Worth,” said Jyric Sims, CEO. “JW is a strong leader who understands our market and culture and who values external and internal stakeholder relationships.”
Newman holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Science in Health Care Administration degree from Trinity University.
About Medical City Fort Worth
Medical City Fort Worth is licensed for 320 beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services in a wide range of specialties, including cardiac care, neurosciences, oncology, surgical services, orthopedics, kidney transplants and emergency care. Part of the Texas Stroke Institute stroke care network, Medical City Fort Worth is a designated comprehensive stroke center and a Joint Commission certified chest pain center. Designated Magnet® for nursing excellence, the facility is also a Blue Zones Project workplace.