R. David Shimp was named COO chief operating officer of St. David's Medical Center in Austin, Texas, filling a spot vacated by Richard Hammett, who took over as CEO at HCA-HealthOne's Medical Center of Aurora (Colorado) and Centennial Medical Plaza.
St. David's names Shimp COO
Shimp previously was COO at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City, also an HCA-affiliated hospital. St. David's is a joint venture owned by investor-owned HCA, Nashville, and two tax-exempt partners, the St. David's Foundation, Austin, and Georgetown (Texas) Health Foundation.
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