ROCKLEDGE, FL (April 15, 2013) — Matthew Troup has been named Chief Operating Officer of Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center. Troup will be responsible for hospital operations, including organizing, planning, controlling and coordinating resources to provide quality patient care for the 514-bed tertiary major medical center.
Troup has more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare field. Prior to coming to Health First, he served as chief operating officer for Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a 570-bed flagship hospital for Ardent Health System. Troup also worked as vice president, operations for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas with Texas Health Resources.
“Matthew is a skilled healthcare executive and we are confident that his experience and abilities will help us carry out our vision of skilled and dedicated people delivering high quality, patient centered care that improves lives and communities. Every person. Every time,” said Stuart Mitchell, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Health First.
Troup earned his bachelors of business administration from Texas A & M University in College Station, TX and his masters of science in healthcare administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. Active in his communities, Troup was a member of the Small Area Planning Council Tulsa Oklahoma, a graduate of Leadership Southwest Dallas and Executive Champion of the American Heart Association Primary fundraising Campaign.
Troup is excited to join the Health First team and become part of the Brevard community. “The leadership of Health First has shown a true compassion for advancing the health of their community and that’s the kind of healthcare organization that inspires me,” said Troup.
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About Health First
Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated health system. With a Mission to positively change the health and wellness of the communities we serve, Health First offers multiple commercial and Medicare health plan products, the latest technological advances and quality care through our four hospitals and numerous Outpatient & Wellness Services, including four fitness centers to help members of our community stay healthy. We offer Brevard’s only Trauma Center, and the Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group in Brevard County.