Orlando Health names Vice President of Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Orlando, FL (February 28, 2023) Orlando Health has hired Colleen Heeter as vice president of ambulatory surgery centers (ASC.)

In her new role, Ms. Heeter will manage the Orlando Health ASC division. Her goal is to improve the clinical experience of staff and physicians, enhance the patient experience, increase quality outcomes and reduce costs.

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“Colleen comes to Orlando Health with a wealth of experience in the development and operation of ambulatory surgery centers,” said Greg Ohe, senior vice president of Orlando Health ambulatory services. “Her leadership will be critical as Orlando Health looks to grow the number of ambulatory surgery centers across Florida and the southeastern United States.”

Ms. Heeter previously worked as chief executive officer and chief operating officer for Campbell County Health. She was also regional executive director for Prime Healthcare in Kansas City, Missouri and vice president of operations for Surgical Care Affiliates, a nationwide provider of outpatient surgery centers.  

Ms. Heeter earned a bachelor of science in nursing from Creighton University and a master of business administration from University of Phoenix.

She began her new role at Orlando Health in October 2022.

About Orlando Health

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $8.1 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States. 

Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for Central Florida’s only pediatric and adult Level I Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level II Adult Trauma Center in Pinellas County. It is the home of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows. 

The 3,238-bed system includes 23 hospitals and emergency departments – 18 of which are currently operational with five coming soon. The system also includes nine specialty institutes, more than 100 adult and pediatric primary care practices, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility under the management of Acadia Healthcare, and more than 60 outpatient facilities that include imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. More than 4,000 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 25,000 team members and more than 1,200 physicians. 

In FY22, Orlando Health served nearly 142,000 inpatients and 3.9 million outpatients. The healthcare system provided more than $782 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more in FY 21, the most recent period for which this information is available. Additional information can be found at, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.

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