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With revenues reaching $3.5 billion, and more than 26,000 employees, BayCare is one of the largest private companies in West Central Florida. 

BayCare is a nonprofit health care system that provides services at 15 hospitals throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. It’s also one of the largest private employers in the area, with an estimated $6.62 billion in annual impact on the region and the state. BayCare’s network includes Behavioral Health, HomeCare, Laboratories, Medical Group, Outpatient Imaging, Surgery Centers and Urgent Care.

Company Overview

Company Name

BayCare Health System

Year Established

1997 (20)

Number of Employees

26,900

Profile

BayCare's size and financial stability have enabled it to solidify community-based roots and excel in medical services. BayCare's goal is to be in the top 20 percent of health systems in the country. It provided $391 million in 2017 in community benefit to uninsured and under-insured patients. That number includes funding for educating healthcare professionals and providing health services to Tampa Bay-area groups. In 2018, St. Joseph's Hospitals and Mease Countryside Hospital were added to the IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals list. Both hospitals are the only ones in the state that have received this recognition. Moreover, In 2017 its Financial Department helped enroll 1,200 people in the Affordable Care Act Coverage. In the same year, BayCare's statewide clinical team achieved its lowest overall readmission rate since 2012. In March 2017 the health system provider announced that it was collaborating with Publix Supermarkets to provide a new health care service: BayCare HealthHub, an outpatient destination that uses technology to integrate health and wellness. It has plans to open 25 Walk-In Care locations this year, with technology that allows customers to have a private video visit with a physician. It has opened its first Publix/BayCare "digitalHealth" station in Brandon. These and other milestones demonstrate BayCare's focus on preserving the local delivery of health care.

Awards & Accolades

Agency for Health Care Administration: Comprehensive Stroke Centers: St. Joseph's Hospital Morton Plant Hospital American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence: St. Joseph’s Hospital-North St. Joseph's Women's Hospital's Shimberg Breast Center Morton Plant’s Susan Cheek Needler Breast Center St. Anthony’s Susan Shepard McGillicuddy Breast Center The Joint Commission: Spine Surgery Certification: Mease Countryside Hospital Mease Dunedin Hospital HomeCare Elite status in 2015: Dunedin, New Port Richey, Sarasota and Tampa. BayCare Health System was recently recognized by The National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) and named a 2016 BOLD Organization of Distinction for using evidence-based leadership development practices to prepare leaders to transform health care.

Core values/mission statement

Improve the health of all we serve through community-owned services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.

Company Leadership

President and CEO

Tommy Inzina is the President and Chief Executive Officer of BayCare. Before becoming CEO in 2016, Inzina served as BayCare's first Chief Financial Officer when it was founded in 1997. He also served in Chief Administrator Officer and Chief Operating Officer roles in his 23-year career with the system. While Inzina was BayCare’s CFO and CAO in 2011, the health system was one of the few in the country that received an upgraded credit rating, reflecting the organization’s strong, consistent financial planning. As one of BayCare’s top leaders, Inzina has played a key role in the organization’s continued growth.

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