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New CEO Named For Bayfront

Kathryn Gillette will be the CEO and Market President for Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, according to a news release.  

Gillette will lead a regional network that will be called Bayfront Health System beginning April 1, when for-profit Health Management Associates takes over 80 percent ownership.  

As the Tampa Bay Times reports, Gillette has spent the past 13 years working for HCA-owned hospitals that compete in the Tampa Bay market with  HMA and Bayfront. 

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