Press Releases

Trigaux: Ten Tampa Bay movers and shakers to watch in second half of 2017

By Robert Trigaux

They are newcomers to Tampa Bay ready to make their mark. They are veterans of Tampa Bay institutions stepping into new and bigger jobs. They are embarking on major development projects that will start to be noticed …

Editorial: New Tampa General CEO faces familiar challenges

John Couris, an experienced health care administrator named this week as the new president and chief executive of Tampa General Hospital, faces a challenging task in protecting and building a public safety net that is vital to the entire region. …

Tampa General Hospital recruits John Couris, CEO of Jupiter Medical Center, for top post

By Anuja Vaidya

Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital tapped John Couris to be its new president and CEO, effective Sept. 1. He is currently president and CEO of Jupiter (Fla.) Medical Center, where he has served as leader since June 2010.…

Tampa General Hospital names new CEO with local roots

TAMPA — After a nationwide search, Tampa General Hospital had to go only 200 miles to find its next president and chief executive officer.

The hospital announced Monday that John D. Couris, a hospital executive from Jupiter with a decade …

Winners and losers emerging from the 2017 Legislative Session

Dysfunction seems to run in Tallahassee like a sine wave. We went from the collapse of 2015 – the House going home early, no budget, a Special Budget Session – to the trains-on-time Session of 2016, to the no-budget-at-the-end-of-regulation Session …

John Couris: Open letter to the community from Jupiter Medical Center

By John Couris

This legislative session, a group of lawmakers with a shared free-market philosophy are working to eliminate an important health care planning process called the Certificate of Need (CON) program. They believe by deregulating health care, costs would …