- October 18, 2021
FORT MYERS — Lee Health, one of the largest community health organizations in Florida, has named David Rybicki vice president of outpatient services.
Rybicki will guide outpatient strategy, provide leadership support to continue improvements in patient experience, access to care, quality and financial success as well as establish short and long term direction and objectives, according to a statement.
“Over the past decade, outpatient services has been one of the fastest growing segments of Lee Health and we expect that to accelerate in the future,” Lee Health Chief Officer Outpatient and Hospital Operations and Post-Acute Care David Cato says in the release. “We are pleased to have David leading this segment. His talent and commitment to operational excellence, quality, safety and the patient experience will be instrumental in the success of our overall growth strategy.”
Rybicki has more than 27 years of service with Lee Health, including oversight of significant growth initiatives of both adult and pediatric specialties to support community access to care. Most recently, he spent four years as system director of outpatient operations and special projects, the release states, where he helped lead the advancement of operations, project oversight, budget development, strategic growth and financial contribution to the system.
Lee Health, a nonprofit integrated health care services organization with four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals, outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers, primary care and specialty physician practices and other services across the continuum of care.