Jim Burkhart Named Florida Hospital Association TrusteePublished: Oct 24, 2013
October 24, 2013 (Tampa, FL) - Jim Burkhart, President & CEO of Tampa General Hospital was selected to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Florida Hospital Association. The term is for two years. “This is a critical time for health care in general and non-profit hospitals in particular,” Burkhart said. “One of my top priorities is to work with the state legislature and healthcare officials around the state to find ways to expand health coverage to the millions of Floridians with no insurance.” The Florida Hospital Association installed its 2013-2014 executive officers and trustees at its Annual Meeting held in Orlando last week. The officers and trustees were nominated by the executive committee which included past board chairmen. They were then elected by their peers. The FHA has a membership of 238. About the Florida Hospital Association The Florida Hospital Association is comprised of 238 hospitals and health systems from across the state. Through representation and advocacy, education, and informational services, we support the mission of our members to provide the highest quality of care to the patients we serve. For more information, visit www.fha.org.