HCA Healthcare’s Las Vegas-based Far West Division announces that Joseph C. Corcoran, DO, FACOG, is the new Division Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Corcoran has been with HCA Healthcare for nearly six years, serving as CMO of Brandon Regional Hospital in Brandon, FL. In his new role as Far West Division CMO, Dr. Corcoran will oversee clinical excellence for nine hospitals, nine surgical centers and a host of outpatient locations in California and Nevada.
“Dr. Corcoran is a proven physician leader who values the care and improvement of human life above all else,” said Brian Cook, President and CEO of HCA Healthcare’s Far West Division. “He has a tremendous track record for driving clinical priorities in order to enhance care delivery and improve quality and outcomes among the patients we are honored to serve.”
Building upon nearly two decades of frontline patent care as a Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Dr. Corcoran is an engaged clinical leader. After transitioning from private practice and earning a business degree, he served as Senior Medical Director, Clinical Finance Strategies with The Advisory Board Company. Dr. Corcoran joined HCA Healthcare’s Brandon Regional Hospital as CMO in 2013. During his tenure, the hospital earned Top Performer recognition for Quality and Patient Safety from The Joint Commission and Leapfrog Group, among others. The hospital also launched six accredited residency programs, expanded advanced clinical services for cardiac, neuroscience, and surgical oncology patients, and added advanced Women’s & Children’s services including Pediatric General Surgery.
Dr. Corcoran is a graduate of the Nova-Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his OB/GYN residency at Temple University Hospital. He is a Life Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists. He earned his Master’s degree from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business with a focus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Dr. Corcoran replaces Eric Ramos, MD who left HCA Healthcare’s Far West Division in October 2018.