Full Name
Sam Hazen
Job Title
HCA Healthcare
Brief Biography
Sam Hazen is chief executive officer of HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services with 185 hospitals and approximately 2,000 ambulatory sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, and physician clinics, in 20 states and the United Kingdom. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, HCA Healthcare and its 275,000 employees provide approximately six percent of all U.S. inpatient hospital services.

A 38-year veteran of HCA Healthcare, Sam was appointed CEO January 1, 2019 after serving as president and chief operating officer since 2016. Sam has served in various senior positions for HCA Healthcare including president of operations from 2011-2015. Sam has also served as president of HCA Healthcare’s Western Group, which included all operations west of the Mississippi River and represented approximately one-half of the company’s revenue.

Prior to 2001, Sam was chief financial officer for the Western Group. Prior to 1995, he was chief financial officer for two different divisions in the company, overseeing operations in North Texas and various other markets. Sam began his career in Humana’s Financial Management Specialist Program in 1983 and has held chief financial officer positions at hospitals in Georgia and Las Vegas.

Sam currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Nashville Health Care Council, Federation of American Hospitals, and the HCA Healthcare Foundation.
Sam Hazen