Medical City Fort Worth CEO Jyric Sims Receives 2017 Young Healthcare Executive Award

Jyric Sims

The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) has named Medical City Fort Worth CEO Jyric Sims the 2017 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year.

Sims received the award Oct. 19 at the NAHSE Annual Educational Conference in San Antonio. The award was presented by NAHSE National President Anthony King, CEO and executive director of The Wellness Plan in Detroit, Michigan.

“Jyric has always been a very active member of NAHSE, and it’s been a pleasure to watch him grow in his career over the years,” King said. “We look forward to outstanding things from him in the future, as well.”

The annual award is given to a NAHSE member under age 40 to recognize their contributions and commitment to the health care industry.

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“Many of the previous award recipients served as professional and personal mentors for me,” Sims, who has 10-plus years of history with NAHSE, said in the release. “I modeled my career after them and aspired to someday follow in their footsteps. I am pleased to represent HCA and Medical City Fort Worth, and humbled to be recognized among this prestigious group of professionals, all of whom went on to accomplish significant milestones in the health care field and continue to mentor the next generation.”

Sims has served as HCA Healthcare’s Medical City Fort Worth CEO since July 2017, previously serving as chief operating officer at HCA’s Tulane Health System in New Orleans. He has been with HCA since 2011 and has an extensive background in healthcare leadership. In addition, Sims previously led development of a health care facility in Istanbul, Turkey, and served on a recent national delegation to Israel.