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New Director of Operations

DELAND, Fla., November 8, 2018 – Florida Hospital DeLand has named Jeff Bates as director of operations.

In this role, Bates will provide director-level oversight for rehabilitation services, in addition to the facilities, environmental services, and materials management departments.

Bates has been with Florida Hospital for more than 10 years and most recently served as the facilities and materials management director. In this role, he directed new construction and facility capital projects and was responsible for the facility and materials management functions at Florida Hospital DeLand and the hospital’s outpatient medical center at Victoria Medical Park.

A DeLand resident, Bates earned a Master of Business Administration from Stetson University and is certified in Lean Healthcare from Belmont University and John Hopkins University. This certification is designed to teach healthcare professionals how to stabilize, standardize and simplify patient care processes. He is also a State of Florida Certified General Contractor.

About Florida Hospital DeLand
Florida Hospital’s parent company, Adventist Health System, has announced that it will soon change its name to AdventHealth. Based in Altamonte Springs, Adventist Health System is one of the nation’s largest faith-based health care systems with nearly 50 hospital campuses in nine states and more than 80,000 employees. As of Jan. 2, 2019, Florida Hospital DeLand will adopt the AdventHealth name and logo. This name change is not the result of a merger, acquisition or change in ownership, but part of our efforts to help consumers easily identify AdventHealth’s care locations and services. We remain steadfastly committed to delivering whole-person care for the mind, body and spirit and our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ remains the same.

Located in DeLand, Florida Hospital DeLand has 164-beds and is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region. For more information about Florida Hospital DeLand, visit www.fhdeland.org.