Jim Scoggin has been named Chief Executive Office of Methodist Health System after serving as interim CEO since April.
Scoggin’s 34-year healthcare career includes a several years as president of the Hospital Corporation of America’s North Texas division. At Methodist, Scoggin succeeds Stephen Mansfield, the recipient of D CEO’s Excellence in Healthcare Lifetime Achievement Award, who led the Oak Cliff-based health system for 13 years.
Scoggin began his career with Humana in 1980 and rose to be hospital Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. He joined Methodist Hospital in San Antonio as COO in 1987, eventually becoming CEO of Methodist Hospital in San Antonio and was Executive Vice President for the San Antonio system in 2000. From 2006-2013, he was President of the North Texas Division of HCA.
“Jim has a unique gift for building authentic relationships which in a very short time has made an invaluable contribution to the mission, culture, and values that distinguish Methodist,” says Julie Yarbrough, Chair of the Board of Directors of Methodist Health System via release.
“It is an honor and privilege to have this opportunity to serve Methodist Health System and work to grow and enhance its mission and 92-year legacy of service,” Scoggin said via release.