Meet Our CIO

Mike Bloom

Mike has more than 33 years of healthcare IT experience with progressive proven leadership throughout. He joined St David’s Healthcare in 1994 as an Operations Manager in a hospital IT department. He was promoted to the IT Director of that facility in 1996 and went on to serve as the Division Director of Technical Services in 2009. He has served as CIO for St David’s Healthcare since 2016. Mike is inspired to provide strategic direction and tactical leadership for the development and implementation of innovative and meaningful IT solutions.


Meet Our Team

Cristina Wright

Director, Central and West Texas Physician Services

Cristina Wright is the Director of Physician Services for the Central & West Division for HCA Healthcare. Cristina provides leadership, vision, direction, coordination and management for several teams that support providers and their staff in the division’s hospitals and Physician Service Group (PSG) clinics. Her teams provide and support a broad range of health IT technology and applications for providers and their support staff across Austin and El Paso.

Cristina joined HCA Healthcare in 1991 and has held several IT positions including Division Analyst for Meditech and manager of Physician Support Services. She has been the Director of Physician Services since 2016.

Cristina earned her Bachelor’s degree from Texas State University specializing in Health Information Management.


Karrie Thomas, MS, RHIA

Manager of Provider Solutions Services

Karrie Thomas is Manager of Provider Solution Services for the Central and West Division ITG. Karrie joined the HCA Healthcare team in 1999 and began her career in Health Information Management and then transitioned into Information Services and Technology. Karrie earned her MS, in Healthcare Informatics, from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and her bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management from Texas State University.


Francisca Araiza

Consulting Physician Support Coordinator


Toni Cascio MT (ASCP)

Consulting Physician Support Coordinator


Lindsay Gossett, LVN

Sr. Provider Solutions Specialist for St. David’s Georgetown Hospital and St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center


Shawn Turner

Sr. Provider Solutions Specialist for St. David’s North Austin Medical Center


Araceli Villarreal

Sr. Provider Solutions Specialist for Del Sol Medical Center


Sharon Youngblood

Provider Solutions Specialist for St. David’s Medical Center


Daniela Spano

Provider Solutions Specialist for St. David’s South Austin Medical Center


John Speight

Provider Solutions Specialist for St. David’s Surgical Hospital and Heart Hospital of Austin


Leticia Cordero

Provider Solutions Specialist for Las Palmas Medical Center


Cashana Harden

Provider Solutions Specialist