St. David's HealthCare, Austin, Texas, has hired John Mason as chief information officer.
Mason, 44, joined St. David's in October. Previously, he was assistant vice president of information technology and services at Nashville-based HCA, which is one of the partners in the joint venture that owns and operates St. David's. Before joining HCA, Mason worked as a business consultant and as a CIO for a managed-care organization, according to a news release from St. David's. He also served seven years of active duty in the U.S. Army as a communications officer.
Mason earned his bachelor's degree in management information systems and his MBA from Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville.