FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 16, 2018
CONTACT: Tommy Dold, Public Relations Director
Office: 817-347-1131 Cell: 214-406-6256
FORT WORTH – Medical City Fort Worth CEO Jyric Sims will be named the 2018 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) during its 70th Annual Awards Luncheon on October 17 at the Arlington Convention Center.
The DFWHC Young Healthcare Executive of the Year honor acknowledges youthful professionals who display the impressive abilities of future North Texas leaders. Created in 2005, nominees must be 40 years of age or younger and employed by a DFWHC-member hospital.
“I am honored and humbled to be recognized by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council,” said Sims. “This tremendous honor is illustrative of the wonderful team that we have at Medical City Fort Worth, mentors that have guided me personally and professionally, and reflects our mission to the care and improvement of human life.”
Since June 2017, Sims has served as chief executive officer of Medical City Fort Worth, a 320-bed medical center comprised of more than 1200 employees and graduate medical education programs totaling 90 residents and fellows. During his career with HCA Healthcare, parent company of Medical City Healthcare, Sims has also served in hospital executive roles in Florida and Louisiana. He has received numerous accolades including 2017 National Healthcare Executive of the Year by the National Association of Healthcare Executives and 2016 Modern Healthcare Up and Comer Award. He was appointed to serve on a national delegation to Israel and he serves on the Louisiana State University National Diversity Advisory Board and is an adjunct faculty member at Tulane University School of Public Health.
About Medical City Fort Worth
Medical City Fort Worth, formerly Plaza Medical Center, 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. A part of the Texas Stroke Institute stroke care network, Medical City Fort Worth is also a certified chest pain center, a designated comprehensive stroke center, and a designated Magnet® facility for nursing excellence.
About Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council
Headquartered in Irving, the DFW Hospital Council is a 90-member organization with 49 years of service to North Texas. Governed by a 15-member board of hospital executives, the healthcare trade association is committed to the continuous improvement of patient care.