January 24, 2017
HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider, announced today that Dr. Troy Trosclair, RN, DNS, has been appointed Division Chief Nursing Executive. A longtime respected HCA leader, Trosclair will join the HCA Midwest Health Division’s executive leadership team. The addition of the critical role underscores HCA Midwest Health’s belief that exceptional nursing care and a professional and supportive environment for nurses is vital to high-quality, compassionate healthcare.
Trosclair’s primary scope of responsibility will include nursing operations, nursing practices, the patient experience, nursing related hospital acquired conditions/infections, nursing informatics and nursing education. The new executive position will also build on clinical excellence, including deploying and streamlining best practices to enhance nurse and physician collaboration.
"I can think of no one better to lead the nursing organization than Troy, whose passion for high-quality care and kindness is contagious," says HCA Midwest Health President M.L. Lagarde III. “His dynamic experience across a wide continuum of care will be a significant resource to our nursing staff and the communities we serve.”
“Troy exemplifies HCA’s mission that, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life through a culture based on patient-centered excellence,” says HCA Midwest Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Darryl K. Nelson, M.D. “We look forward to leveraging Troy’s extraordinary track record of creating impactful quality and safety programs, as well as designing recognized centers of nursing excellence as he assumes this role.”
Regarded as a compassionate nursing leader, Trosclair began his acclaimed career in emergency room and critical care nursing many years ago. Since 2005, he has served as HCA's MidAmerica Division Vice President of Quality/Clinical Services. His varied experience includes Division and hospital levels in nursing leadership, clinical excellence, patient experience, quality/risk management, infection prevention, nursing education, information systems, as well as 12 years of teaching experience in undergraduate and graduate academic nursing programs.
Trosclair began his nursing career after completing an Associate of Science in nursing degree from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La., and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Fla. He earned a Master of Nursing and completed a Doctor of Nursing Science degree in 2003 at Louisiana State University Medical Center, in New Orleans, La., where he specialized in executive nursing leadership.
“One of the most exciting aspects of the Chief Nursing Executive role at HCA Midwest Health is that it will allow me to truly focus on what has always been my original passion: nursing and patient-centered excellence," Trosclair says. “I'm privileged and honored to have this tremendous opportunity to work more closely with our superb hospital Chief Nursing Officers as we further advance nursing excellence and the patient experience.”
For more information on HCA Midwest Health and its family of hospitals, visit http://hcamidwest.com.