Orlando Health contributes to the development and implementation of public policy through informed working relationships with federal, state, and local governments. The Government Affairs & Public Policy Department spearheads the advocacy efforts to place the organization in the best possible position to effectively serve the healthcare needs of the community through representation and advocacy. Through analyses of public policy legislation, regulatory proposals and budget proposals, the department determines potential financial and regulatory impacts on Orlando Health to inform the healthcare system. The department develops partnerships at all levels of government by maintaining ongoing dialogue with elected officials and staff leadership. The relationships with government official are essential to the advocacy and strategy efforts of Orlando Health.

Orlando Health Government Affairs & Public Policy Contacts

Michelle Strenth
Government Affairs & Public Policy Director
[email protected]
(321) 841-6008

Zach Hoover
State and Federal Government Affairs & Public Policy Manager
[email protected]
(321) 842-0368

Elizabeth Watkins
Local Government Affairs & Public Policy Manager
[email protected]
(321) 843-8591