Dr Michael Schlosser

Senior Vice President, Care Transformation and Innovation

HCA Healthcare, USA

Dr Michael Schlosser, MBA, FAANS is Senior Vice President, Care Transformation and Innovation for HCA Healthcare. In this role he leads clinical and operational innovation and transformation for the enterprise. He leads a new department whose purpose is to redesign care delivery within acute care facilities focusing on digitally enabled, patient-centred, and highly effective care delivery. This includes partnering with IT and cloud computing teams and providing leadership on design and use of HCA’s Intelligence Net. These efforts will create real time data and technology-enabled clinical operations. Dr Schlosser also oversees clinical informatics and the implementation of HCA’s next generation EHR, Meditech Expanse.

Prior to this role, he served as the Chief Medical Officer for the HCA National Group and as Vice President of Clinical Excellence and surgical services for HCA Clinical Services Group where he led the clinical operations for 105 acute care facilities across 14 States, overseeing quality, patient outcomes, clinical strategy, and innovation. He also served as the first CMO for HealthTrust, the exclusive GPO for more than 1600 hospitals across the US and HCA’s supply chain management organization.

Dr Schlosser holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a medical degree from the Yale School of Medicine and an MBA from Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. He is a board-certified neurosurgeon and completed his residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins. In clinical practice he focused on complex spine reconstruction. He has held multiple physician leadership roles while in clinical practice, including Chief of Surgery, Chief of Staff, and interim CMO of TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He has also served as a medical officer in the USA's Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiologic Health.