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Good Samaritan Hospital

November 21, 2016 17:18 ET

HCA Far West Division Announces Appointment of Joseph A. DeSchryver as Chief Executive Officer At Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - November 21, 2016) - HCA Far West Division has named Joseph A. DeSchryver as Chief Executive Officer of Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose. DeSchryver will assume responsibility of the 474-bed acute-care hospital on January 2, 2017.

DeSchryver is a trusted healthcare executive with 16 years of experience operating acute care hospitals and affiliated entities in California and Florida. He is recognized in the healthcare industry as a progressive strategist who drives market growth with a constant focus on improving the patient experience.

He joins HCA from the Tenet Healthcare Corporation where he served as Chief Executive Officer of Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo since 2013. He held the role of Chief Operating Officer from 2005-2013, during that time he opened the only Trauma Center in San Louis Obispo County.

"Joe brings a wealth of strategic leadership and operational experience with a proven track record to drive growth in dynamic markets," says Bryan R. Rogers, HCA Far West Division President. "Joe will be a great asset to Good Samaritan Hospital and the entire community as we continue to expand services and remain committed to elevating our patients' experience."

"I look forward to joining the dedicated team at Good Samaritan Hospital and embracing the culture of excellence they have built over the past 50 years," says DeSchryver. "I am confident Good Samaritan Hospital will remain a leading provider of healthcare in Silicon Valley by implementing strategic initiatives and building collaborative relationships with physicians and the community we serve."

Throughout his career, DeSchryver has been involved in various community boards and charitable causes including: board member of CenCal, a managed Medi-Cal provider for San

Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties, founding member of Family Clinic SLO, and board member of Economic Vitality Corporation of SLO County.

In 2016, He was chosen as one of ten CEOs nationwide to the Tenet Council of CEOs and has received the Tenet Healthcare Circle of Excellence Award multiple times. In 2006, DeSchryver was recognized as a Top 20 Under 40 by The Tribune Newspaper and again in 2009 by Pacific Coast Business Times as a Top 40 Under 40.

DeSchryver earned his bachelor's degree in science from the University of Southern California and his masters of health services administration and masters of business administration from Arizona State University.

DeSchryver and his wife, Laurie, have two children.

About Good Samaritan Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474-bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Good Samaritan Hospital is recognized nationally for quality and safety by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures and has been voted a "Family Favorite" hospital for more than ten years by the readers of Bay Area Parent. Good Samaritan Hospital is and is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, STEMI Receiving Center, accredited Chest Pain Center and a five-time recipient of the American College of Surgeons Outstanding Achievement Award in cancer care. Good Samaritan has been delivering elite level care with compassion since 1965.

For more information visit, www.goodsamsanjose.com.

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