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Serving the Health Needs of the Community For More Than 25 Years

In 1988, Palm Beach County residents decided they wanted to invest in a healthier community. They voted to create the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, an independent taxing district that provides an array of health care services, such as:

We  are committed to providing quality health care in an efficient, fiscally responsible manner. We invite you to browse through the following pages to learn more about the Health Care District and the Palm Beach County residents –many just like you – whom we serve every day.

Mission

To be the health care safety net for Palm Beach County.

Vision

Meeting changes in health care to keep our community healthy.

We work to accomplish our mission and vision through various programs and services, including:

We are dedicated to the health of our community and committed to providing high-quality health care services to all residents of Palm Beach County in a fiscally responsible manner.

Values

  • Integrity: Being committed to honesty, accountability, transparency and ethical standards.
  • Excellence: Achieving high quality outcomes through innovation, customer service, safety and continuous improvement.
  • Leadership: Providing progressive solutions to community health care needs in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
  • Teamwork: Fostering cooperative and collaborative efforts in the delivery of comprehensive health care services.
  • Respect: Valuing a culture of inclusion and diversity built on trust, respect and compassion for all.

 

Board of Commissioners

The Health Care District is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners. The Commissioners serve on a voluntary basis. Three Commissioners are appointed by the Governor of Florida, three by the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners and one is a representative of the State Department of Health. Commission terms are for four years. Commissioners may hold their appointments for a maximum of eight consecutive years.

 

Executive Team 

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Darcy J. Davis, CEO
Darcy J. Davis
Chief Executive Officer
Belma Andric, Chief Medical Officer
Belma Andric
Chief Medical Officer
Thomas Cleare, VP of Strategy
Thomas Cleare
VP of Strategy
Karen Harris, VP & Healey Center Administrator
Karen Harris
VP of Field Operations
Christopher Irizarry
Christopher Irizarry
VP & Executive Director of Clinic Services
Dawn Richards, Chief Financial Officer
Dawn Richards
Chief Financial Officer
Rick Roche, Chief Administrative Officer & Hospital Administrator
Rick Roche
Chief Administrative Officer
Valerie Shahriari, General Counsel
Valerie Shahriari
General Counsel

 

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