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Jon M. Foster

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Jon M. Foster, President – American Group

Jon M. Foster is president of the American Group of Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. He is responsible for 90 of HCA Healthcare’s hospital operations in Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Northwest Georgia, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and the United Kingdom.



Prior to his current role, Foster served as President for the HCA Healthcare Central and West Texas Division from January 2006 to February 2011. He joined HCA Healthcare in March 2001 when he was appointed president and chief executive officer of St. David’s HealthCare in Austin, Texas. Foster has also served in various executive capacities with Baptist Health System in Knoxville, Tennessee and The Methodist Hospital System in Houston, Texas.



Foster has served on a number of national and state-level governing boards including having most recently served as chairman of the Texas Hospital Association Board. In addition, he has served on the American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board, the Tennessee Hospital Association Board, the American College of Healthcare Executives Council of Regents, the Texas Quality Coalition, The University of Texas College of Pharmacy Advisory Board and the United Way of Greater Austin. He is a member of the YPO International, a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives and serves as an adjunct professor at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.