Orlando Health announces new president of Dr P Phillips Hospital

Orlando, FL (March 15, 2016) – Orlando Health has named Thibaut van Marcke, senior vice president, Orlando Health and president, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital. Mr. van Marcke most recently served as vice president and chief operating officer for HCA - North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville, a 432-bed tertiary care hospital. In that position, he was responsible for all hospital operations including executive oversight of surgical services, cardiovascular services, and all ancillary and support departments.

“We are extremely pleased that Thibaut is joining the organization,” said David Strong, president and CEO, Orlando Health. “His leadership experience and expertise in hospital operations will be instrumental in ensuring that Dr. P. Phillips Hospital continues to provide extraordinary care to residents of Southwest Orange County and to Central Florida’s growing tourist population.”

During his 15-year healthcare career, Mr. van Marcke has also served as chief operating officer of Medical Center of Trinity in New Port Richey, Florida, and associate administrator at The Medical Center of Aurora in Aurora, Colorado.

He has worked closely with the American Heart Association and previously served on the Advisory Board for the YMCA of the Suncoast. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond and a master’s of health administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. He will officially assume his position April 20.

About Orlando Health

Orlando Health is a $2.3 billion not-for-profit health care organization and a community-based network of physician practices, hospitals, and outpatient care centers throughout Central Florida. The organization is home to the area’s only Level One Trauma Centers for adults and pediatrics and is a statutory teaching hospital system that offers both specialty and community hospitals. More than 2,000 physicians have privileges at Orlando Health, which is also one of the area’s largest employers with more than 15,000 employees who serve nearly 2 million Central Florida residents and more than 4,500 international patients annually. Additionally, Orlando Health provides nearly $235 million in support of community health needs. More information can be found at Orlando Health.


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