South Florida Baptist Hospital president takes on dual role: 6 takeaways

Karen Kerr, president of South Florida Baptist Hospital in Plant City, Fla., is now president of Bartow (Fla.) Regional Medical Center as well, according to The Ledger.

Six takeaways:

1. Ms. Kerr is serving in a dual role.

2. She became president of South Florida Baptist Hospital in August 2013.

3. She is a past president of the Tampa Bay Organization of Nurse Executives.

4. In addition to her nursing degree, she holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

5. Ms. Kerr succeeded Philip Minden, who left to take on the president role at St. Joseph's Hospital-South in Riverview, Fla.

6. South Florida Baptist, Bartow Regional and St. Joseph's Hospital-South are all part of Clearwater, Fla.-based BayCare Health System.

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