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.
Orthopaedic Institute adds staff
The Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI) announced the addition of Dr. Karen Derr and Dr. Thomas S. Stang to its practice, as it continues to grow across Florida, according to a news release.
Dr. Derr cares for all conditions of the spine and extremities. Her special interests include the non-surgical management and rehabilitation of intervertebral disc-related conditions, such as disc degeneration, disc bulging and disc herniation syndromes.
As a trauma osteopathic orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Stang takes a holistic approach to patient care, recognizing that all body parts/systems are interconnected, and that the musculoskeletal system is fundamental to well-being and the quality of life.
For information, visit FloridaOrtho.com, or all 813-978-9700.