Webster, TX, June 1, 2016— HCA affiliated Clear Lake Regional Medical Center’s (CLRMC) Chief Executive Officer Stephen Jones recently announced that John Armour has been named Chief Financial Officer. Armour comes to CLRMC from Elite Care: 24 Hour Emergency Room, where he has served as Chief Executive Officer. During Armour’s 20-year career, he has served in Chief Financial Officer roles at Kingwood Medical Center, Bayshore Medical Center, East Houston Medical Center and Texas Orthopedic Hospital. He also served as CEO for Parallon Supply Chain Solutions Gulf Coast Division.

“I look forward to working with HCA again and with the leadership, physicians and employees at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center,” said Armour. “With the growth of the southeast corridor, there are many opportunities to meet the healthcare needs of our communities. It is exciting to be able to make contributions that will ensure continuing success and excellence in the care we provide.”

“We look forward to welcoming Armour back to HCA,” said Jones. “He brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge that will be critical to the continued growth of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center.”

Armour earned a Bachelor in Business Administration from Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas, and is a Certified Materials Resource Professional (CMRP).

About Clear Lake Regional Medical Center

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center is a full-service hospital offering inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. The campus includes Level II Trauma Capabilities, Brain & Spine Institute, The Heart & Vascular Hospital, Bariatrics Program, NAPBC accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, Commission on Cancer accredited Oncology Program, a level III Neonatal ICU, the area’s only Pediatric Emergency Department and Pediatric ICU, and a comprehensive range of services for patients of all ages. With a medical staff of more than 850, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center employs more than 2,100 medical professionals and has served the community for more than 40 years. In 2013, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center invested $92 million in an expansion and renovation project that enhanced services to better serve the Bay Area Houston community. For more information, call 281-332-2511 or visit online at www.clearlakermc.com for the latest news and updates, visit our website at http://www.clearlakermc.com or stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter.

About HCA Gulf Coast Division

HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities.  It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas’ residents and businesses.  HCA affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, 8 ambulatory centers, 7 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius.  For more information, visit our website at www.HCAGulfCoast.com.