St. David's HealthCare August 09, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas—St. David’s HealthCare announced recently that Jeremy Barclay has been named chief executive officer of St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, effective July 31, 2017. Barclay replaced Deborah Ryle, who announced her retirement in June.

Prior to joining St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, Barclay served in a number of leadership positions including chief operating officer of Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

“With Jeremy’s knowledge of our market, combined with his experience and demonstrated leadership skills, I am confident he will make an excellent addition to our organization,” David Huffstutler, president and chief executive officer of St. David’s HealthCare, said. “I look forward to working alongside him as he takes the helm at St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center.”

Most recently, Barclay served as administrator and chief operating officer of Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Arkansas. Other leadership positions include chief administrative officer of Bay Area Regional Medical Center in Webster, Texas; and, chief operating officer of Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte, West Virginia. He began his healthcare career as an administrative resident at Medical Center of Lewisville, an HCA facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Barclay earned his master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Arkansas State University in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center

St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. With 171 beds, the hospital’s comprehensive services include advanced cardiac care at the Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David's Round Rock—the first specialized cardiac facility in Williamson County— with the only Hybrid Operating Room (OR) in the county; emergency services in a 24-hour emergency department, including advanced trauma care with a Level II Trauma Center; and St. David's Emergency Center in Cedar Park. St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center is also known for providing advanced orthopedic and robotic services, among other complex specialties. The hospital received the 2017 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades and earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group in 2016 and 2017.

St. David’s HealthCare

With more than 110 sites across Central Texas, St. David’s HealthCare includes seven of the area’s leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. The organization was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence—in 2014. St. David’s HealthCare is the third-largest private employer in the Austin area, with more than 9,000 employees.

St. David’s HealthCare is a unique partnership between a hospital management company and two local non-profits—St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation. The proceeds from the operations of the hospitals fund the foundations, which, in turn, invest those dollars back into the community. Since the inception of St. David’s HealthCare in 1996, more than $315 million have been given back to the community to improve the health and healthcare of people in Central Texas.