Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute
Aimee Bennett, Marketing & Public Relations
(727) 521-5265 or Aimee.Bennett@hcahealthcare.com
December 24, 2008
St. Petersburg, FL (December 24, 2008) - Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Daugherty as Chief Executive Officer effective December 11, 2008. Daugherty joins the Northside team from South Bay Hospital in Sun City Center where he has served as CEO for nearly three years. Under his leadership, South Bay successfully acquired a certificate of need for a replacement hospital on Big Bend Road, developed a stroke team, effectively reduced length of stay, and standardized care of cardiology services.