Frisco, TX - John Hedgpeth, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been named chief nursing officer at Medical City Frisco, starting April 17.

Hedgpeth served most recently as assistant chief nursing officer at Medical City Fort Worth since 2021. During his tenure, Hedgpeth spearheaded numerous operational initiatives, including the implementation of a virtual safety attendant program, a discharge suite, a monoclonal antibody infusion clinic and a vaccine clinic. His efforts contributed to improvements year over year in patients' length of stay along with positive results in care experience, quality and physician satisfaction.

“John has a proven record of bedside and nursing leadership along with a deep-seated dedication to providing high quality, compassionate patient-centered care,” says Patrick Rohan, FACHE, CEO of Medical City Frisco. “His knowledge and skillset will benefit our caring clinicians and patients as our hospital continues to expand its scale and services to meet the ever-increasing needs of Frisco and Collin County's population growth.”

Hedgpeth began his career at Medical City Fort Worth as a neuro ICU nurse in 2009, quickly advancing in progressive leadership roles.

Hedgpeth earned a Master of Science in Nursing Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington and an associate's degree from the nursing program at Tarrant County College. He graduated from the HCA Healthcare Advanced Leadership Program in 2021 and was recognized as a 2022 DFW Great 100 Nurse.