Hanna Batory joined the senior leadership team at The Woman's Hospital of Texas- HCA Houston Healthcare in January 2019 as Assistant Administrator. Prior to that, she was an administrative resident with HCA Gulf Coast Division, rotating through the Division Office and spending the second half of her residency at The Woman's Hospital of Texas. Hanna is proud to be part of The Woman's Hospital of Texas to support our team and the high quality care we provide to our patients every day.
Hanna earned a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from Trinity University and a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from Trinity University. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Patra Katsigiannis joined the senior leadership team at The Woman's Hospital of Texas-HCA Houston Healthcare in January 2016 as Assistant Administrator. Since January 2016, she has supported operations and served as co-ethics and compliance officer. Prior to that, she was an administrative resident with HCA Gulf Coast Division, serving at Bayshore Medical Center and The Woman's Hospital of Texas.
Patra earned a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from Trinity University and a Bachelor of Healthcare Management from Vanderbilt University. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Veronica Martin, DNP, RN, NEA-BC – Chief Nursing Officer
Dr. Veronica Martin (Veronica) Chief Nursing Officer for The Woman's Hospital of Texas- HCA Houston Healthcare.
She has over 25 years of nursing and operations experience and comes to The Woman's Hospital of Texas from Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, a freestanding children's hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida where she served as the vice president and chief nursing officer. Martin led many initiatives during her tenure at this organization inclusive of improving nurse engagement, stabilizing the nursing workforce, hardwiring shared governance, and creating a strategy to achieve Magnet designation. In addition she has a sharp focus on patient experience, quality initiatives and collaborating with teams.
Veronica started her career in pediatrics and also has extensive obstetrics and adult services experience. Prior to her employment at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital she served as the corporate chief nursing officer for the Shriner's Health System and had system responsibility for nursing, laboratory, pharmacy, and rehabilitation services. She has also led nursing services at WellStar Cobb Hospital in Austell, Georgia, with fiscal, strategic and operational responsibilities for a 382-bed hospital with shared governance in place at the system and entity level. Martin also held leadership roles at Tampa General Hospital, a 1018 bed Magnet designated hospital in Tampa Florida and the University of South Alabama Children's & Women's Hospital in Mobile, Alabama. Veronica is also not new to HCA and previously served as the Assistant Vice President for Women's and Children's Services at Medical City Lewisville in Lewisville, Texas.
Martin earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)/Health Systems Leadership from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida in 2014. She holds a Master of Science in Nursing/Executive Level Administration from the University of South Alabama, from which she also received her Bachelor's in Science Degree (B.S.N). She is Nurse Executive Advanced/Board Certified and a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the American College of Health Care Executives. Dr. Martin also holds a clinical faculty appointment with the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and teaches in their Doctor of Nursing Practice program.
The care of women and children has been Martin's passion throughout her career, and she is delighted to be a member of the team at The Woman's Hospital of Texas.
Kenny Russo – Chief Finance Officer
Kenny Russo is the Chief Finance Officer at The Woman's Hospital of Texas - HCA Houston Healthcare. He came from Community Health Systems where he joined CHS- Cedar Park Regional in 2010 as a finance specialist. In 2012 he transitioned to CHS- Abilene Regional and became the Assistant CFO before becoming the CFO of CHS- Hill Regional in 2014.
Russo attended UT- Hardin-Simmons and received his Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance/Accounting and also received his Master's in Business Administration from Harden-Simmons University. He has dedicated his predominate career specializing in healthcare finance. Coming from a family with strong medical background of numerous physicians and nurses, this was a perfect partnership.
Kenny and his wife recently delivered a beautiful baby at The Woman's Hospital of Texas. He enjoys spending his time with his wife and baby.
Terry L. Simon – Chief Medical Officer
Terry L. Simon became the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at The Woman's Hospital of Texas- HCA Houston Healthcare in April 2014. He had a 33 year private practice of Ob/Gyn in the Texas Medical Center of Houston, Texas. Throughout his pre-med and medical school education he was always involved in teaching. He became a Clinical Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn at Baylor College of Medicine after finishing his residency and remained a part the faculty with many various areas of specific interest and expertise, including the Dysplasia Clinic, Minimally invasive laparoscopic Gynecologic surgery, vaginal surgery as well as complex gynecologic procedures. He was involved in Quality Improvement throughout his career. Later in his career he also became involved in the beginnings of the Ob/Gyn Hospitalist programs. He helped build and develop the program at The Woman's Hospital of Texas which he continued to be active until he became CMO.
Dr. Simon received his undergraduate education from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and graduated from Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Simon is married to Debbie A. Simon and lives in Houston. They have seven children and nine grandchildren.