TAMPA – (March 31, 2020) – HCA Healthcare West Florida is pleased to announce that Michael Irvin has been named CEO of Palms of Pasadena Hospital, effective April 13, 2020. Irvin currently serves as CEO for Bayfront Health Spring Hill, in Spring Hill, Florida, a position he has held since May 2018.
In his new role, Irvin will oversee the operations of the 307-bed facility that serves residents of South Pasadena, beach communities, St. Petersburg, and southern Pinellas County. The hospital offers a wide range of service including ER 24/7®, cardiovascular services, orthopedics, stroke and tele-neurology, wound care and hyperbaric medicine, and the latest robotic and minimally invasive surgery options. Palms of Pasadena Hospital is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center, Accredited Comprehensive Bariatric Center with Adolescent Qualifications and Sepsis Certified by the Joint Commission.
“Michael is well acquainted with the Tampa Bay healthcare community and has an outstanding track record of working with physicians to develop programs that not only produce excellent clinical outcomes but also excellent patient experiences,” explained Tim Burroughs, Chief Administrative Officer for HCA Healthcare West Florida. “We’re excited to have him join our team.”
Irvin earned his has a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business Studies from Webber International University. Previous experience includes serving as COO at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Assistant CEO at Medical Center Enterprise in Enterprise, Alabama; and Physician Practice Administrator at Lake Wales Medical Center in Lake Wales, Florida. Irvin is active in American College of Healthcare Executives. He and his wife Meredith have two children, Reese and Brayden.
About HCA West Florida
HCA West Florida provides a complete continuum of high quality programs and services to meet the healthcare needs of residents and businesses throughout west Florida, caring for more than 1.2 million patients in 2019. HCA West Florida includes 15 hospitals, 25 ER locations, 13 ambulatory surgery centers, numerous physician practices, graduate medical education programs, a regional lab, and consolidated service center. HCA West Florida is affiliated with HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. With its founding in 1968, HCA Healthcare created a new model for hospital care in the United States, using combined resources to strengthen hospitals, deliver patient-focused care and improve the practice of medicine.