PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2014) – Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care announces the appointment of its new Director of Business Technology and Physical Plant Services Larry Bartholomew.
In this new role and position for the organization, Bartholomew oversees two vital components of Gulfside, including oversight of business technology, which includes continuous delivery and operation of integrated technologies to achieve maximum alignment and application with organizational initiatives. He will also oversee physical plant services, including monitoring building maintenance, construction projects, emergency maintenance, and preventative maintenance plans to ensure safety within the organization.
Bartholomew started working at Gulfside Regional Hospice (now known as Gulfside Hospice) in 2010 in the informatics department as a clinical trainer. He was promoted to IT Manager in 2012, before his most recent promotion.
“We are excited for Larry to have this expanded role at Gulfside. He is passionate about helping Gulfside’s staff have the best business technology to provide the most complete service to our patients and their families, as well as maintaining Gulfside’s 14 locations to an extremely high standard,” said Linda Ward, president and CEO of Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care.
Bartholomew previously owned two IT consulting firms, Basic Innovations, Inc. and Ecompromo, Inc. Before that he worked for 10 years as a nurse and other supervisory roles.
Originally from western Pennsylvania, Bartholomew graduated college with Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Penn State University and completed his MBA at the University of South Florida. Bartholomew and his wife, Jan, now live in Holiday and have two daughters.
Gulfside Hospice, initially licensed in 1989, serves more than 350 patients daily. Gulfside employs over 250 professionals and has more than 550 volunteers, and is the only hospice that serves Pasco County exclusively. Pasco Palliative Care, initially licensed in 2009, serves Pasco County residents facing chronic illness, who are not hospice appropriate or still seeking curative treatment. For more information about GHPPC, call 800-561-4883 or visit www.ghppc.org.
1. Larry Bartholomew, MBA, BSN, RN