Peter Kennedy, Chief Operating Officer of Northside Hospital and Tampa Bay Heart Institute to be installed as the 2021 President of the Pinellas Park Gateway Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors. Since 1912, the Pinellas Park Gateway Chamber of Commerce has been uniting businesses to create a stronger community. The Pinellas Park Gateway Chamber of Commerce will host their Installation Gala virtually on Friday, January 22nd. Kennedy has been Chief Operating Officer of Northside Hospital and Tampa Bay Heart Institute since August 2016. Prior to that he was the Associate COO with HCA Healthcare’s COO Development Program at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, Nashville TN and CJW Medical Center, Richmond, VA from 2013- 2016. Board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow, Peter has been an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an international professional society of more than 48,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations, since 2006. Kennedy received a Master of Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Science in Health Administration from University of Phoenix.
“I am honored to be the next President of the Pinellas Park Gateway Chamber of Commerce,” said Peter Kennedy, COO Northside Hospital and Tampa Bay Heart Institute. “Northside Hospital is committed to caring for our community and we value our strong relationships with the Pinellas Park Gateway Chamber of Commerce members.”
About Northside Hospital
Serving the community since 1976, Northside Hospital is a 288-bed hospital, offering a full range of services including comprehensive and interventional stroke care, preventative and corrective cardiac care, full-service orthopedic and spine treatment an ER 24/7®, and general surgery. As one of the first hospitals in the area to achieve Atrial Fibrillation Certification (SCPC), our technologically advanced hospital allows our highly skilled physicians, nursing, and caregivers to serve our growing community. Northside Hospital is the first nationally recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center in Pinellas County and nationally recognized for quality and safety by earning an ‘A’ Patient Safety grade from the Leapfrog Group Spring 2020. Our employees voted us a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace in 2020. With campus-based specialized services including the Tampa Bay Heart Institute and the Neuroscience Institute for Interventional Neuroradiology and neurologic care, Northside Hospital continues to enhance and expand its services to better serve the community.