Health First Medical Group Names New President

By  //  January 29, 2015

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Travis Douglass Selected President of HFMG

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Travis L. Douglass has been named president of the Health First Medical Group where he is responsible for the operational oversight of the largest multi-specialty physician group in Brevard.

Travis Douglass
Travis Douglass

Douglass is a proven leader in healthcare with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. He most recently worked with Vidant Health Inc. in Greenville, N.C., as President of Health Access and previously as Executive Vice President and Director of Vidant Medical Group.

His extensive experience and knowledge in the industry also comes after serving in leadership positions and seeing success at large health care systems in Nashville, Knoxville and Morristown, Tenn.

Douglass served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps during Operation Desert Shield/Storm and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Ranger Course, Airborne Course and Infantry Officers Course.

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Earning his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Florida, Douglass was also awarded a Navy ROTC Scholarship. He earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina and his Certified Green Belt, Lean – Six Sigma from North Carolina State University.

Central Florida’s Only Fully Integrated Delivery Network

Founded in 1995, Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated delivery network (IDN) and employs more than 7,800 associates. The integrator of its IDN is Health First Health Plans offering a wide variety of health insurance options across Central Florida.

In addition it operates four hospitals (Health First’s Cape Canaveral Hospital, Health First’s Holmes Regional Medical Center, Health First’s Palm Bay Hospital and Health First’s Viera Hospital) and is home to Brevard County’s only Trauma Center.

Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group on the Space Coast. Health First also offers numerous outpatient and wellness services, including Health First Aging Services, four Health First Pro-Health & Fitness Centers and Home and Hospice care.

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