Mike AdamsI have the privilege of working for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), headquartered in Nashville, TN. HCA is one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. The company consists of locally managed facilities, including more than 250 hospitals and freestanding surgery centers in 20 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom. HCA consistently ranks in the top 100 companies on the annual Fortune 500 list. The company earns more than $40 billion in annual revenue and has 240,000+ employees.

I now serve as the Assistant Vice President of HR Technology and HR Information Systems (HRIS), which is part of the HR Group. In this role, I am responsible for the overall HR technology roadmap for the company and I lead three departments that oversee many products including our HRMS, talent acquisition and onboarding systems, talent management system, and the applications that support our HR Service Center, which includes case management, knowledge base and our HR portal.

Prior to moving into the HR Group, I was the Director of IT Vendor Management and Global Outsourcing. In this role, I was responsible for the strategy and operations of the centralized IT vendor management office and the global outsourcing program. I was also responsible for the strategy of our contract labor program and I oversaw the relationship with the Managed Service Provider that runs our day-to-day contract labor operations.

I’ve held many roles since joining HCA in 2005, including (current to oldest):

  • Assistant Vice President, HR Technology and HR Information Systems (HRIS)
  • Director, Vendor Management & Global Outsourcing
  • Director, IT Contingent Workforce Management
  • Director, Global Outsourcing
  • Program Manager, Growth Strategies
  • Application Development Manager
  • Senior Project Manager

With almost 20 years of diverse information technology and business experience, I’ve held many strategic and operational roles. Prior to HCA, I held various positions in the telecom and IT services industries. I also served 8 years in the U.S. Army before attending college.

I am a member of the following organizations:

  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMMS)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) – I am an active Project Management Professional (PMP)

I earned my MBA from Auburn University (War Eagle!), and my undergraduate degree in Computer & Information Sciences from Lamar University in Texas.

Please visit my LinkedIn profile to learn more.