Baylor Scott & White Health welcomes John Hughson as vice president of operations for the Brenham hospital. Hughson will support a team of physicians and health care professionals while providing executive leadership and oversight for the day-to-day operations of the hospital and its system of properties.
“The addition of John to our executive team is terrific news for our organization, and for the community we serve in Brenham,” said Jason Jennings, president of the Baylor Scott & White – College Station Region. “John brings great experience working with the communities of the region, along with a passion for quality care. He has a track record of awards and achievements that are a testament to his ability to run a hospital successfully.”
Hughson comes to Baylor Scott & White from Big Bend Regional Medical Center in Alpine, Texas, where he served as chief executive officer. During his tenure, the Alpine hospital was an award-winning facility with a Level 4 trauma center designation. Hughson was the administrator of Burleson St. Joseph Health Center in Caldwell before going to Alpine. Other administrative positions include the Kimble Hospital in Junction, Texas, and in the HCA Shared Services – San Antonio Division.
“To become part of the leadership team for Baylor Scott & White is exciting and challenging,” Hughson said. “Baylor Scott & White is one of the premier health care systems in the country. The Brenham hospital is a great facility, with a talented team of caring professionals serving a dynamic community. The Christian ministry of healing at the core of our mission will make my new job even more rewarding.”
Hughson earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Sam Houston State University, and a master’s degree in health administration from Texas A&M University Health Science Center. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).
Hughson begins his new role the week of April 11.