The incoming CEO of Orlando Health will take over an eight-hospital system that’s once again profitable when he starts his new job.
But there are still challenges facing the CEO of Florida’s second-largest hospital system.
David Strong got his start in health care mopping surgery floors in high school.
He’s now president of Rex Healthcare in North Carolina, which was recently named a top-100 hospital by Thompson-Reuters. He also created a fund to spur investments in health care innovation.
Strong says his first job at Orlando Health will be to listen.