New Ascension Florida & St. Vincent’s Leaders Named
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Posted by: DCMS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kyle Sieg
Jacksonville, FL (December 14, 2018) – Ascension Florida, comprised of St. Vincent’s HealthCare based in Jacksonville and Sacred Heart Health in Pensacola, officially named its new chief operating officer, chief financial officer and chief clinical officer. The statewide health system operates seven hospitals and more than 100 sites of care, and employs more than 10,000 associates.
Susan Cornejo, who currently serves as Ascension Florida’s chief financial officer, will become the chief operating officer. Previously, she was CFO and COO for Sacred Heart. Kim Shrewsbury, who now serves as the system vice president of finance, has been named Ascension Florida’s new chief financial officer.
| Huson Gilberstadt, MD
Huson Gilberstadt, M.D. will be chief clinical officer of Ascension Florida. Dr. Gilberstadt has held the same role with St. Vincent’s HealthCare for the past three years and is also president of St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside. Michael Morrical, currently St. Vincent’s Riverside’s vice president of operations, will become the hospital’s new president.
“The contributions I know these outstanding individuals will make in their new roles will help shape our health system and the future of healthcare in Florida in ways that provide even more benefit to our patients, associates and physicians,” said Ascension Florida President and CEO Tom VanOsdol. “I look forward to everything that we’ll achieve together for our healing ministry and for the individuals, families and communities we’re so blessed to serve.”
The changes are effective January 1, 2019. To learn more about St. Vincent’s HealthCare, visit www.jaxhealth.com.
About St. Vincent’s HealthCare
In Florida, Ascension operates St. Vincent’s HealthCare based in Jacksonville and Sacred Heart Health based in Pensacola. Together, Ascension Florida operates seven hospitals and more than 100 sites of care, and employs more than 10,000 associates. Across the region. St. Vincent’s and Sacred Heart have served North Florida communities for more than 145 years. In fiscal year 2017, they provided $168 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty. Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia. For more information on St. Vincent’s HealthCare, visit www.jaxhealth.com.