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William L. Kopf, Sr. Named Chairman of Flagler Hospital Board of Trustees

06/04/2013
William L. Kopf, Sr. Named Chairman of Flagler Hospital Board of Trustees

Flagler Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of William L. Kopf, Sr. as Chairman of the Flagler Hospital Board of Trustees. Mr. Kopf has served on the board for the past six years, most recently serving as Vice Chair. He also serves as Chairman of the Information Technology/EMR Committee, is a member of the Investment & Finance Committee and has served on the Flagler Health Care Foundation Board of Trustees for six years.

Mr. Kopf brings tremendous leadership and breadth of experience to this role, having held executive positions in the areas of operations, information technology, finance and sales with IBM for more than thirty years.

"We are extremely fortunate to have Bill at the helm of our hospital board," commented Flagler Hospital President & CEO, Joe Gordy. "His expertise is nationally recognized and his genuine commitment to Flagler Hospital is evidenced in the time, energy and insight he has contributed to us for the past 6 years. We look forward to the benefit of having his leadership in this new capacity."

About Flagler Hospital

Flagler Hospital is a 335 bed, acute care hospital that has been ranked among the top 5% of all hospitals in the nation for both clinical excellence and patient safety for the past seven consecutive years. The hospital has operated as a not-for-profit healthcare institution in St. Augustine, Florida since its founding in 1889.

Flagler Hospital's focus on quality has resulted in numerous national accreditations including, designation as a Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, ANCC Magnet Status for Nursing Excellence, the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Care Centers, National accreditation for its total hip and total knee replacement programs, accreditation of its Cancer Institute by the Commission on Cancer and ASMBS Center of Excellence Designation for its Bariatric Surgery Center. To learn more about all of the hospital's services log on to www.FlaglerHospital.org.