TAMPA, Florida – (September 2, 2020) – HCA Healthcare West Florida announces the promotion of Steve Young to Chief Executive Director of Englewood Community Hospital, effective Monday, September 28. Currently he is the Chief Operating Officer at Brandon Regional Hospital.
‘We’re excited to announce Steve who brings an impressive resume of accomplishments and experience in communities throughout west and central Florida,” said Ravi Chari, M.D., President of HCA Healthcare West Florida. “He will provide tremendous leadership direction and support of our growth agendas in Englewood and southwest Florida.”
Young began his healthcare career in diagnostic imaging before joining Oak Hill Hospital as the director of Physician Relations and Business Development. He was promoted to Chief Operating Office at Osceola Regional Medical Center, and went on to assume the same raole at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Oak Hill Hospital and Brandon Regional Hospital. While at Brandon, Steve led a $23.5 million Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) expansion, the construction of two Free-Standing ERs and a $57 million patient tower expansion. During his tenure he also assisted in increasing employee satisfaction by more than 10 percent, robotic surgeries by more than 18 percent and bed placement efficiency by more than 20 percent.
He is a member of the board of directors for the American Heart Association’s Executive Board, Life South Blood Bank and the YMCA.
About HCA Healthcare West Florida
HCA Healthcare 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 last year. HCA Healthcare West Florida includes 15 hospitals, 27 ER locations, 13 ambulatory surgery centers, numerous physician practices, graduate medical education programs, a regional lab, and consolidated service center. Our hospitals include Blake Medical Center, Brandon Regional Hospital, Citrus Memorial Hospital, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Englewood Community Hospital, Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Largo Medical Center, Medical Center of Trinity, Memorial Hospital of Tampa, Northside Hospital, Oak Hill Hospital, Palms of Pasadena Hospital, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, South Bay Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital. HCA Healthcare 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.