ORMOND BEACH, Fla., August 4, 2016 Michael Daffin has been selected to serve as the director of physician relations for the Florida Hospital East Florida Region, which encompasses the six Florida Hospitals located within Volusia and Flagler counties. In this new role, Daffin is responsible for strategic physician marketing efforts and relationship management.
He has more than 20 years of healthcare experience and has worked in various leadership roles. He most recently served as operations practice manager at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Centers branch of Florida Hospital Healthcare Partners, an employed group of primary care physicians and specialists. During his time with Florida Hospital Healthcare Partners, Daffin was responsible for managing specialty service lines, including neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery and gastroenterology.
Born and raised in the Daytona Beach area, he is currently a Port Orange resident and earned bachelors degrees in public administration and criminal justice from the University of Central Florida. Additionally, Daffin received a masters degree in psychology from Argosy University in Sarasota, Fla.
About Florida Hospital East Florida Region
A member of Adventist Health System, Florida Hospitals mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Encompassing six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region is the largest hospital system in the area, with 907 beds and more than 6,000 employees. The Florida Hospital East Florida Region includes Florida Hospital DeLand in DeLand, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City, Florida Hospital Flagler in Palm Coast, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, and Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach. In April 2016, the sixth facility was added to the Florida Hospital East Florida Region family: Florida Hospital New Smyrna (formerly Bert Fish Medical Center) in New Smyrna Beach.