Chief operating officer named
HCA Florida Trinity Hospital has announced the addition of Matthew Johnston as chief operating officer (COO). Johnston will oversee daily operations with direct supervision of the hospital’s essential departments, according to a news release.
Johnston comes from The Medical Center of Aurora, an HCA system in Colorado, where he was vice president of operations and chief staffing officer. His executive leader responsibilities included rehabilitation services, respiratory therapy, laboratory, wound care, facilities, construction, environmental services, food services, security and guest services with more than 500 caregivers across five campuses, including a Level II trauma center, behavioral health and wellness facility, a boutique surgery hospital and a free-standing rehabilitation facility, the release said.
He joined HCA in 2012 as an administrative resident, and quickly rose through a variety of positions and responsibilities within the Colorado hospitals.
Johnston joined HCA Florida Trinity Hospital on Aug. 15 of this year.
New Urgent Care opens
Tampa General Hospital has opened a new Urgent Care at 13531 State Road 54 in Odessa, as of Aug. 15.
The facility will cover: infections, coughs, cold and flu symptoms; minor burns, fractures, sutures and more; primary care services; MVA and employer solutions; laceration, fracture and orthopedic care; on-site X-ray and DME; expanded lab-based testing options; and an exceptional patient care experience, according to a news release.
The Urgent Care will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.
For information, visit FastTrackUrgentCare.com.