Ashish Patel is physician of the year
Dr. Ashish Patel was honored with the Oak Hill Hospital’s Nurses’ Choice Award for Physician of the Year at the hospital’s Nursing Year in Review Awards Ceremony.
Patel received the award for his support of the mission, vision and philosophy of Oak Hill Hospital’s nursing department and for his dedication as a team member to provide excellent service to every patient, every time. The award is voted on by the nursing staff at the hospital.
Bilirakis tours oncology center
Congressman Gus Bilirakis toured Florida Cancer Affiliates’ new radiation and medical oncology center at 3611 Little Road in Trinity. During the tour of the facility, Bilirakis discussed the legislative issues critical to the local oncology community and met with Florida Cancer Affiliates’ oncologists.
Bilirakis also had the opportunity to view the state-of-the-art equipment, particularly the Elekta Infinity, with the industry-leading Agiliti Multi-Leaf Collimator. Florida Cancer Affiliates and The U.S. Oncology Network invested in the technology to further expand cancer treatment capabilities for patients in the area.
Cathy Edmisten is VP of operations
Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville has appointed Cathy Edmisten as its new vice president of operations. Edmisten replaces Alejandro Remero who transferred to Medical Center of Trinity.
Edmisten has a nursing background in emergency services, nursing operations, nursing administration and nursing finance. She has lived in Spring Hill for 30 years and has had a wide range of health care management positions throughout Tampa Bay.
She received her Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in public administration from Saint Leo University, and an associate of science degree in nursing from Pasco-Hernando State College in New Port Richey. Edmisten also is a board-certified emergency nurse.
She is a Florida native, born in Dunedin, and is married to retired Battalion Fire Chief Scott Edmisten. She has two children, two stepchildren and five grandchildren.