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Tampa General’s Jim Burkhart Named One of Becker’s Hospital Review’s CEOs To Know

August 26, 2013 ( Tampa, FL) - President and CEO Jim Burkhart is one of the “130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health Systems CEOs to Know,” according to Becker’s Hospital Review, a national healthcare publication.

Jim is the only CEO from Tampa and one of two in the Tampa Bay area to make the list. Eight other Florida hospital and health system CEOs were also included.

The Becker’s publication chose the CEOs based on their experience, achievements in the healthcare industry, and their professional involvement in the communities they serve. The non-profit hospitals and health systems they represent are among the nation’s top healthcare organizations for clinical and financial performance, the publication states.

Burkhart joined TGH in March. He previously served as president and CEO of Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, now known as UF Health Jacksonville.