Brentwood, TN - Mitch Edgeworth has been appointed Chief Administrative Officer South at HCA Healthcare TriStar Division. In this newly created role, Edgeworth will have oversight of the Chattanooga and Northwest Georgia markets and will work with leadership to expand the service footprint utilizing an integrated approach to network access, regional outreach, hospital operations and strategic planning.

"Mitch's experience as a hospital and health system leader, partnered with his focus on measurable improvements in growth, quality, people, and finance, make him an ideal fit for this role," said Heather J. Rohan, Division President.

Edgeworth comes to HCA Healthcare from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was the CEO of Adult Hospital and Clinics, focusing on all aspects of operational performance for the adult clinical enterprise. Prior to joining VUMC, Edgeworth was with Quorum Health Resources where he served as regional vice president and was responsible for the operational performance for 12 hospitals located across multiple states.

Edgeworth holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Lipscomb University and a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree from Georgia Tech. He received his Masters of Business Administration from Duke University.