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Allen Harrison Appointed President of Methodist Healthcare System

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Current Division President Jaime Wesolowski to Retire

HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) today announced Allen Harrison will become
president of Methodist Healthcare System, a nine-hospital, 50-50 joint
venture between Methodist Healthcare Ministries and HCA Healthcare.

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Allen Harrison appointed president of Methodist Healthcare System. (Photo: Business Wire)

Allen Harrison appointed president of Methodist Healthcare System. (Photo: Business Wire)

Harrison, who currently serves as CEO of Methodist Hospital and
Methodist Children's Hospital in San Antonio, is replacing longtime HCA
Healthcare veteran Jaime Wesolowski, who earlier this year announced his
plan to retire. The transition is expected to occur within the next 60
days.

"Allen is a seasoned leader with a deep appreciation of the
patients-first culture shared by HCA Healthcare and Methodist Healthcare
Ministries," said Jon Foster, president of HCA Healthcare's American
Group. "He is uniquely qualified to continue Methodist Healthcare
System's legacy of providing exceptional care in San Antonio."

Harrison began his HCA Healthcare career in 2002, when he became vice
president of business development at HCA Healthcare's The Medical Center
of Aurora. He served as vice president of business development for HCA
Healthcare's Continental Division from 2004 to 2006 before becoming
chief operating officer of the company's Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical
Center in Denver from 2006 to 2011. In 2011, Harrison was named chief
executive officer of St. David's North Austin Medical Center, an HCA
Healthcare affiliate in Austin, before being appointed to his current
position.

Harrison holds a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering from Oral
Roberts University, a master's in biomedical engineering from the
University of Virginia, and an MBA from the University of Colorado at
Denver. Harrison and his wife Stephanie have been married for 30 years
and have four children.

A nearly 20-year veteran of HCA Healthcare, Wesolowski has been
president of Methodist Healthcare System since 2007. Before that, he was
CEO of Riverside Community Hospital, an HCA Healthcare affiliate in
Southern California. Wesolowski joined HCA Healthcare in 1999 as CEO of
Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, Florida. From 1984 to 1999, he held a
number of hospital leadership roles at various healthcare systems.

"Jaime has led Methodist Healthcare System to significant growth and new
levels of achievement in quality, patient experience and employee
satisfaction," said Foster. "We appreciate his many contributions and
years of service to our organization, and we wish him the very best in
his next chapter."

About Methodist Healthcare System of San Antonio
Methodist
Healthcare System – San Antonio is the largest provider of health care
in South and Central Texas with 28 facilities including nine acute care
hospitals serving over 94,000 inpatients and 500,000 outpatients
annually. The System team is comprised of 11,000 employees, making
Methodist Healthcare System the second largest private employer in San
Antonio. The Texas Quality Foundation selected Methodist Healthcare
System to receive the 2014 Texas Award for Performance Excellence,
making Methodist the first and only health care system in South Texas to
receive this award, which requires an organization to demonstrate its
commitment to the highest quality standards. With more than 2,700
credentialed physicians, Methodist Healthcare System provides the
largest array of medical services in the region including neurosurgery,
cardiovascular services, transplants, oncology and women's services. The
health system is equally co-owned by both HCA Healthcare and the
Methodist Healthcare Ministries. HCA Healthcare is one of the nation's
leading providers of healthcare services, comprising 178 hospitals and
approximately 1,800 sites of care, including surgery centers,
freestanding ERs, urgent care centers and physician clinics in 20 states
and the United Kingdom. Methodist Healthcare Ministries of
South Texas, Inc. is a private, faith-based not-for-profit organization
dedicated to creating access to health care for the uninsured through
direct services, community partnerships and strategic grant making in 74
counties across South Texas. Visit http://www.SAHealth.com
to learn more.

About HCA Healthcare
Nashville-based HCA Healthcare is one
of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, comprising 178
hospitals and approximately 1,800 sites of care, including surgery
centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, and physician clinics,
in 20 states and the United Kingdom. With its founding in 1968, HCA
Healthcare created a new model for hospital care in the United States,
using combined resources to strengthen hospitals, deliver
patient-focused care and improve the practice of medicine. HCA
Healthcare has conducted a number of clinical studies, including one
that demonstrated that full-term delivery is healthier than early
elective delivery of babies and another that identified a clinical
protocol that can reduce bloodstream infections in ICU patients by 44
percent. HCA Healthcare is a learning healthcare system that uses its
more than 28 million annual patient encounters to advance science,
improve patient care and save lives. Please click
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