Orlando Health Completes Acquisition of Health Central
Orlando Health’s acquisition of Health Central is complete. The $181.3 million sale became effective April 1, 2012. The acquisition creates a wholly owned subsidiary named Orlando Health Central, Inc. that will continue to operate the hospital under the Health Central name.
A 13-member board of directors consisting of representatives from Orlando Health and west Orange County has been formed to govern the new entity. The board includes 11 voting members and two non-voting members. Board members are Kathy Aber, Ann Blakeslee, John Cappleman, M.D., Becky Cherney, Samuel Davis, Jr., Jamal Hakim, M.D., Steve Harr, Randy June, Carolyn Karraker, Michael Mercado, M.D., Bob Miles, John Rinehart, and Sherrie Sitarik.
“This is an exciting time for Orlando Health and the west Orange community,” said Sherrie Sitarik, president and CEO, Orlando Health. “Our acquisition of Health Central will not only make the Orlando Health family stronger, but will enhance the quality and delivery of healthcare across our community.”
Caption: Sherrie Sitarik