PALM COAST, Fla., March 21, 2017 On March 15, Florida Hospital Flagler hosted the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce's 24th Leadership Flagler Class.
The group toured the 99-bed Palm Coast hospital, where participants received a behind-the-scenes look at the new cancer-fighting technology, the TrueBeam Linear Accelerator, as well as the cardiac catheterization lab, and the eight-bed Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House.
Leadership Flagler is a three-month program for community leaders that seeks to deepen participants understanding of Flagler County, including its issues and opportunities, and encourages members actively advocate for positive change within the community. Each year, 15 to 20 candidates from Flagler County's diverse business community are selected through a competitive selection process.
Leadership Flagler is one of nearly 700 programs nationwide devoted to shaping high-profile community leaders. Since its start in 1993, Leadership Flagler has graduated more than 210 professionals.
About Florida Hospital Flagler
Florida Hospital Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. With 99-beds, Florida Hospital Flagler is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 907 beds and nearly 6,000 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community's overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements.