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Josh Floren, FACHE In his role as president, Floren has primary oversight of day-to-day activities and responsibility for the annual operating plan. He shares hospital leadership responsibilities with Chief Nursing Officer Christy Escandon, and Chief Medical Officer Steve Hadzima.

Josh Floren, FACHE, has been named president of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He had served as interim president since January.

            "While Josh has only been with Texas Health Resources for a short period of time, his commitment to advance care delivery, by working collaboratively with physicians on the medical staff and other caregivers, will enable Texas Health Plano to continue to lead the North Texas market in improving the health of the communities we serve," said Brett McClung, FACHE, executive vice president and North Zone operations leader at Texas Health Resources.

            Floren joined Texas Health Plano as vice president of professional and support services in July 2013. In this role, he provided oversight for ancillary and support services, including radiology, rehabilitation, pharmacy, orthopedic joint program and nutrition services.

            Floren was also instrumental in the opening of the Texas Health Ben Hogan Concussion Center Plano and also Texas Health Ben Hogan Sports Medicine Plano at Toyota Stadium in Frisco. Under his leadership, Texas Health Plano was the first hospital in North Texas to offer EOS, a low-dose, 3-D imaging technology that provides another advanced diagnostic option for patients.

            Floren holds a Bachelor of Science in biomedical science from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in health administration from Washington University in St. Louis. Immediately following his postgraduate fellowship, he was certified by General Electric as a Six Sigma Black Belt.

            An active community leader, Floren is a member of Leadership Plano, Class 32, a program of the Plano Chamber of Commerce dedicated to educating, developing and empowering current and future leaders. He is also the past president of the North Texas Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and was an advisory board member for both the American Diabetes Association and the American Cancer Society.

            Prior to joining Texas Health Plano, Josh served as vice president of operations at Parkland Health and Hospital System and associate administrator of the Charleston Area Medical Center Health System in Charleston, West Virginia.

            Floren enjoys spending time with his wife, Valerie, and their three children. He is an avid fan of Texas A&M football and enjoys coaching his children’s sports teams.

About Texas Health Plano

                Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed acute care hospital and recognized clinical program leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano and surrounding areas since 1991. The hospital’s services include orthopedics, cardiovascular services, oncology, pediatrics and women’s services. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and 1,300 physicians on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL or visit TexasHealth.org/Plano.

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