December 14, 2021
Plano, TX – Medical City Plano CEO Jyric Sims has been selected to serve as an at-large delegate for the Regional Policy Board 7 of the American Hospital Association (AHA). He will begin a two-year term, starting January 22.
“I am honored to help advance and advocate for high-quality healthcare as a delegate for this notable American Hospital Association board,” says Jyric Sims, chief executive officer for Medical City Plano. “Collaboration with other hospital systems and healthcare leaders enables us to elevate excellent, accessible and affordable healthcare for all.”
The AHA represents and serves all types of hospitals, healthcare networks, and their patients and communities. Through representation and advocacy activities, the AHA ensures that members' perspectives and needs are heard and addressed in national health policy development, legislative and regulatory debates, and judicial matters. The Regional Policy Boards meets throughout the year to discuss policy issues and alternatives.
Sims brings to this role more than two decades of healthcare experience and leadership. He currently leads two Medical City Healthcare hospitals that together comprise one of the largest hospital complexes in the HCA Healthcare system – all before the age of 40. In May 2021, he was promoted to CEO of Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco, a Department of Medical City Plano. Prior to this role, he served for four years as CEO at Medical City Fort Worth.