Terre Haute, Ind.  – HCA Healthcare’s Terre Haute Regional Hospital has named Mark Casanova as chief executive officer, effective Jan. 6, 2021.

“We are pleased to welcome Mark to Terre Haute Regional,” said Tim McManus president of HCA Healthcare Capital Division based in Richmond, Virginia. “His extensive healthcare experience along with his passion for collaborating with physicians, staff, and the community he serves, will allow Regional to continue to build upon their environment of clinical excellence.”

“Mark is a great choice for Regional, and also for Terre Haute,” said Bart Colwell, president of Regional Hospital’s Board of Trustees. “Mark and his family will be a great addition to the community.”

Casanova comes to Regional from Texas, where he has served as president of CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Christi-South in Corpus Christi for the past nine years.

He was born and raised in New Orleans, started his career as a Respiratory Therapist, and progressed through the management ranks at Health South and Baptist Health Memorial in Memphis, Tennessee.

Casanova received his undergraduate degree in cardiopulmonary science from Louisiana State University, and his Masters in Health Administration from the University of Memphis.

During his career, Mark has had a successful track record for leading quality improvement, patient, physician, and employee engagement, physician recruitment, and developing clinical service lines.

“I look forward to being part of the Terre Haute community, and am honored to have been selected to lead such an outstanding facility within the HCA Healthcare system,” said Casanova, who will be relocating to the area with his wife and two teenagers. They also have two children attending colleges in Texas.

About Terre Haute Regional Hospital

Terre Haute Regional Hospital is a 278-bed, Level III Trauma Center with comprehensive healthcare programs that has served the Wabash Valley community for more than 135 years. The private, tax-paying hospital is the only one in the region accredited by the Joint Commission. The hospital was recently recognized with two five-star ratings from Healthgrades, and has won scores of other quality and patient satisfaction awards. Terre Haute Regional Hospital a member of HCA Healthcare Capital Division, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn