Greg Hovey Appointed Administrator of Solaris HealthCare Merritt Island, Has Passion to Serve in Skilled Nursing Setting
By Space Coast Daily // October 11, 2020
Hovey is industry veteran in healthcare management
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – Bonita Springs-based Solaris HealthCare has named Greg Hovey Administrator of Solaris HealthCare Merritt Island.
Solaris HealthCare currently operates 19 skilled nursing and assisted living communities throughout Florida, including the 180-bed skilled nursing facility on Crockett Boulevard.
Hovey is an industry veteran with 13 years’ experience in healthcare management. He earned his MBA at Rollins College and his BA at the University of Central Florida. Most recently, he served as Administrator at Solaris HealthCare’s Palatka, Florida skilled nursing facility.
“I have a passion to serve others in the skilled nursing setting. I view my work as a true calling to serve our patients, their loved ones, and our team members on Merritt Island,” said Hovey.
He succeeds Shawn Corley, who was recently appointed Vice President and Chief Quality Officer of Solaris HealthCare Properties and continues as Administrator of Solaris Senior Living Merritt Island.
Solaris HealthCare Merritt Island has been recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) with a coveted five-star rating.
Nursing homes are rated from 1 to 5 stars based on health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. Skilled nursing communities with five stars are considered to have “much above average” quality.
“Our center is blessed to have an extraordinary team of compassionate, committed caregivers.
Many staff members have 10-plus years of tenure, which is an indicator of the positive atmosphere at our center. Our team’s dedication translates to a better quality of care for our patients,” said Hovey.
“As we emerge from uncertainty and complications of the pandemic, we’ve positioned Solaris HealthCare Merritt Island to be even more focused on providing exceptional services to those entrusted in our care.
Stringent protocols are in place at the Merritt Island campus.
“We continue to be unrelenting in our commitment to best serve our patients and the community.”
Hovey added, “Our team continues to meet or exceed guidelines and protocols from the wise counsel of our Centers for Disease Control, the Department of Health, and our local health community. A dual focus on patient safety and optimizing the quality of life is our priority.”
For more information, call 321-454-4035, or visit SolarisHealthcare.com