Author: John Couris

There’s Something Worth Cheering in Florida. It’s Not the CON Law’s Repeal.

By: John Couris

HealthLeaders Media

We at Tampa General Hospital compete every day, and I am a proponent of free market principles. But, unlike one of my peers, I’m not cheering the repeal of Florida’s Certificate of Need law. I

It All Starts With Us

At TGH, our primary goal is simple: to provide the highest quality and most compassionate care possible to our patients. It guides all that we do, and it is the core of who we are. We also believe that we …

How Vulnerability Can Make You A Stronger Leader

It’s no wonder that professor-researcher, Brené Brown’s Ted Talk, “The Power of Vulnerability” has been viewed by over 41 million people—making it one of the five most popular talks in the history of …

Downtown Tampa needs a ‘medical district,’ hospital CEO says

Tampa General Hospital is expanding its reach by strengthening its partnership with the University of South Florida and launching a new line of urgent care clinics.

During a USF board of trustees meeting Thursday, the hospital’s CEO, John Couris, said …

Professional Ahead of the Personal

One of the best pieces of professional advice I ever received was from a supervisor early on in my career who reminded me to “never put your personal feelings ahead of what is best for your organization. If you always …

Brave at heart: 10 signs you lead with courage

Becker’s Hospital Review


When I first started writing for Becker’s, I …