Hugh Greene, CEO of Baptist Health @ JU Public Policy

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Hugh Greene frames his talk by stating that the healthcare industry is unsustainable in the long run and that, regardless of the Affordable Care Act a dramatic shift in the healthcare industry was bound to occur. From the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute: Healthcare Policy Conference on November 13, 2013.

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Hugh Greene, CEO, Baptist Health

Hugh Greene is President and Chief Executive Officer of Baptist Health.  Mr. Greene holds a master’s degree in Health Administration from the Medical College of Virginia and a master’s degree of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.  He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate  of Wake Forest University.

Mr. Greene currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the University of North Florida and was named an honorary alumnus of UNF.  He was also recently asked to join the Board of PSS World Medical.  After serving on the Board of Directors for the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, he served as chair in 2011 and chair of the Cornerstone economic development division in 2007.  In 2007, the Jacksonville Business Journal named him one of the area’s 12 “Ultimate CEOs” and he was also inducted into the First Coast Business Hall of Fame.

He has been active with the United Way of Northeast Florida.  Mr. Greene was the founding chair of JaxCare, a program for the working uninsured.  Additionally, as chair of the Sulzbacher Center Board, he received the Excellence in Healthcare Award for his efforts on behalf of healthcare for the homeless.  He serves as a member of the Healthcare and Bioscience Council of Northeast Florida where he chairs the Access to Care work group. Mr. Green was a member of the 1991 Leadership Jacksonville class, and the recipient of the Leadership Jacksonville 2006 Community Trustee Award.  Outside of Jacksonville, Mr. Greene currently serves as chair of the Florida Hospital Association Board.  He was named “Grassroots Champion” for Florida by the American Hospital Association in 2009 for his political involvement on behalf of hospitals.