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Business Observer Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2020 1 year ago

Health care firm welcomes new COO

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Jason Coe joins Fort Myers-based Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute.

FORT MYERS — Jason Coe, a 25-year veteran of the health care industry, has been named chief operating officer of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) in Fort Myers. 

Coe, according to a press release, comes to FCS from AdventHealth Tampa, where he also served as COO. In his new role, he will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the firm’s statewide practice, focusing on delivering high-quality, value-based cancer care. 

“After conducting a thorough and extensive nationwide search, we chose Jason for this critical position because of his demonstrated success in guiding health care organizations through strategic change,” FCS CEO Nate Walcker states in the release. “The selection committee was also very impressed by Jason’s strong operations background and hands-on approach.”

At AdventHealth, the release states, Coe oversaw operations of multi-specialty physician groups that included surgical oncology, radiation oncology, urology and OB/GYN practicioners. He also provided executive oversight for the construction of a $250 million surgical tower and the expansion of radiology services, as well as numerous outpatient specialty services. 

“Jason is well-equipped to lead FCS operations during one of the most dynamic periods in our company's history,” FSC President and Managing Physician Dr. Lucio Gordan states in the release. “He will enhance our capacity and effectiveness and enable us to continuously improve both the cost and quality of patient care."

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