Driving Strategy

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 …

Modern Healthcare Q&A: CEO John Couris wants Tampa General to be the best. Period

Q&A: CEO John Couris wants Tampa General to be the best. Period

Modern Healthcare

By Aurora Aguilar


John Couris thinks leaders in the healthcare industry should think big or go home. During his first year as CEO of Tampa

No Jerks Allowed


We’ve all had one—that mean-spirited colleague who thought they knew everything. The person who did not like to share their toys in the preverbal sandbox. The team member who jumped at every opportunity to claim credit for success and …

Sharing is Caring

It is often said, knowledge is power. And so, as leaders we tend to hold on to knowledge, dispensing it sparsely and selectively. We feel that to remain in a position of control we have to control and own all …

Grateful Leadership

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.” John F. Kennedy

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I am once again reminded of the …

Swimming in a Blue Ocean

There is no denying that health care is a crowded market. It seems like there are new urgent clinics, outpatient centers and MRI facilities popping up every time you turn around. When thinking about how to continue to drive my …