Houston Healthcare hires chief operating officer

Charles Briscoe
Charles Briscoe

A top official has been appointed to Houston Healthcare’s leadership staff.

Charles G. Briscoe will assume the position of chief operating officer for Houston Hospitals Inc. on Jan. 2, according to a release from Houston Healthcare.

Briscoe will provide oversight and direction to Houston Medical Center and Perry Hospital, which are operated by Houston Hospitals Inc. He will also be the right-hand man to Houston Healthcare CEO Cary Martin, the release said. Houston Healthcare is the organization’s corporate umbrella.

Briscoe has 20 years of health care experience and most recently served as senior vice president of acute care services with Community Health Services of Georgia, based in Macon. He also served as CEO of Coliseum Health System from 2012 to 2014.

Jennifer Burk: 478-744-4345, @jennburk