TriStar names new CEO at StoneCrest

Former CEO of South Carolina hospital to lead Smyrna facility

HCA's TriStar Health Systems announced Friday that Louis Caputo as the new CEO of TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center in Smyrna.

Previously the CEO of HCA's Summerville Medical Center in Summerville, S.C., Caputo will begin his new position March 3. He replaces Mark Sims, who has been the CEO since 2009.

"With Louis' proven leadership and dedication to compassionate, quality patient care, I am confident that he will continue and elevate TriStar StoneCrest's commitment to providing excellent care and service to the Rutherford County community," said Steve Corbeil, TriStar's president, in a release.

Caputo earned his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of the South in Sewanee and a master's in business administration from Belmont University. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.