Dulles, VA (September 9, 2108) – Hospital Corporation of America’s (HCA) Capital Division named Lance Jones, CEO of StoneSprings Hospital Center, as its CEO of the Year. The award is presented to an outstanding leader in the HCA family who exemplifies the company’s mission and has made an impact on their patients, the institutions they lead, and the communities they serve.
Jones was recognized for his overall leadership, commitment to quality and teamwork, and high levels of satisfaction among patients, associates and physicians.
“This recognition is an honor within the HCA family. This would not have been possible without the extraordinary medical staff and associates we have in place at StoneSprings Hospital Center,” said Lance Jones, CEO of StoneSprings Hospital Center.
Under Jones’s leadership, the hospital’s quality and patient safety programs continue to improve. Notably and in partnership with the medical staff, he led the facility to:
- Establish the only General Surgery Epicenter in Northern Virginia to train surgeons
- Become the only Joint Commission certified Chest Pain Center in Loudoun County
- Earn the Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Center
- Recruit physicians and providers in various specialties, including: General Surgery, Orthopedics, OB/GYN, Midwifery, Interventional Cardiology and Bariatrics
“He is a consummate professional, an exemplary leader, and a staunch advocate for our patients,” said Paul Bice, Chair of the StoneSprings Hospital Center Board of Directors. “He has improved the health of this community, inspired the medical staff and associates to excel, and maximized the talents of those around him. Mr. Jones is most deserving of this award.”
Jones has more than 20 years of healthcare leadership experience. A native of New Zealand, he received a Bachelor’s of Science in Physiology and a Bachelor’s of Physical Therapy from the University of Otago before completing his Master’s of Healthcare Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.