Houston, Texas (Sept. 29, 2016) — Mauricio Camargo, MBA, MS, has been named senior vice president of planning and business intelligence for HCA Gulf Coast Division, effective Sept. 30, 2016. In his new role, Camargo will lead the strategic growth of the division including physician partnerships, service line development, regional outreach, and other efforts to improve health care programs in the communities served by HCA Gulf Coast Division.
“Mauricio’s expertise lies in his ability to perform complex statistics and analytics within the realms of business and the sciences, often combining the two,” said Troy Villarreal, president of HCA Gulf Coast Division. “In doing so, he creates clear yet concise pathways companies should take in regards to defining the healthcare programs for the communities they serve. We are excited Mauricio will now be able to provide such insights on the healthcare market in relation to HCA Gulf Coast as we continue to expand and strengthen the services we offer our customers.”
Camargo was most recently an engagement manager at the Houston office of McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm that provides strategic and operational counsel to top management of global corporations and institutions. He started his career at McKinsey & Company as a business analyst, later becoming an associate and senior associate. Camargo also completed stints at Novartis, a multinational biopharmaceutical company, and Biomerieux, a biotechnology and diagnostics multinational corporation.
A native of Colombia, Camargo graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University with bachelor’s degrees in physics, biological physics, and economics. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, Camargo went on to earn a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School, where he completed independent research on trends and opportunities in the medical device industry and evaluated the market potential for early-stage medical devices. He completed his education by receiving a master of science in health sciences and technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.
Camargo continues the HCA Gulf Coast tradition of community involvement, having led community service projects throughout his academic and professional tenure, including Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in New Orleans and fund-raising for cholera-affected towns in his native Colombia.
About HCA Gulf Coast Division
HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas’ residents and businesses. HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, 8 ambulatory centers, 7 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius. For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com.