Author: John Couris

Taking a step back to reflect amid COVID-19

By: John Couris

Becker’s Hospital Review


There is no question that COVID-19 has changed the way we operate day to day. One thing that has remained constant — and should be respected — is the unpredictability of it.

There …

Communicating during uncertain times in real-time

By: John Couris

Co-Authored By: Holly Graziadio and Stacey Brandt
Becker’s Hospital Review

At Tampa General Hospital, we’re focused on facilitating honest and transparent two-way communication with our team. In fact, an integral part of our organizational culture is providing …

Starting with Myself

Here is what I know.  Black Lives Matter. The murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others are horrible and reprehensible. Police brutality and the continued acts of violence, most notably against black men and women, …

No such thing as competition when it comes to saving lives

By: John Couris
Becker’s Hospital Review

Like every healthcare leader across the country, I have spent the last 12 weeks focused 24/7 on caring for my community. As with all of my colleagues, taking care of our patients and working …

A Letter to Our Nurses

I work with an amazing team across Tampa General Hospital, but as today kicks off “Nurses Week,” I wanted to celebrate all the invaluable contributions that our nurses make to TGH, their patients, and colleagues. So I sat down with …

One TGH. One Family.

Our TGH board is comprised of outstanding community leaders that care deeply about the TGH team and the community. When they said they had a message for our team, I was not expecting anything like this.

To Our TGH Family