Kissimmee, FL – Osceola Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare North Florida Division – Orlando Market, announces the appointment of Jason Cunningham as Chief Operating Officer. 

Cunningham is an experienced healthcare professional who has been with HCA Healthcare for 10 years. Most recently, he served as Chief Operating Officer at University Hospital and Medical Center in Tamarac, Florida. During his tenure at University Hospital, Cunningham executed several strategic initiatives, which resulted in impactful program and hospital growth. Such efforts included $50M in new construction, the acquisition of two cutting-edge surgical robots, operational enhancements and a significant improvement in physician engagement and alignment.

“Jason’s proven leadership and extensive healthcare operations experience will be of great benefit to our hospital, patients and colleagues, particularly in leading our current renovation and expansion projects,” said Davide Carbone, Chief Executive Officer, Osceola Regional Medical Center. “He is a welcome addition to the dedicated team at Osceola Regional as we continue to enhance our ability to provide the highest level of care to our community.” 

“I am beyond thrilled to join the talented team at Osceola Regional Medical Center,” Cunningham said. “I am grateful for the opportunities HCA Healthcare has provided me and I look forward to working with the Osceola Regional team to ensure our community has access to the comprehensive healthcare services they need and the quality care they deserve.” 

Prior to his time at University Hospital, Cunningham began his HCA Healthcare career as Director of Cardiopulmonary and Non-Invasive Cardiology at Coliseum Health System in Macon, Georgia. While at Coliseum Medical Center, Cunningham led the expansion and renovation of a Progressive Care Unit. Additionally, he was instrumental in the implementation of a Cardiology Airstrip and the success of multiple disease-specific Joint Commission Accreditations.

Cunningham earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas in Tyler, TX and his master’s in Healthcare Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia. Cunningham is a graduate of HCA Healthcare’s Executive Development Program, a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives and is an active member of their Career Development Committee.

About HCA Healthcare’s North Florida Division – Orlando Market

HCA Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services that include approximately 184 hospitals and 124 freestanding surgery centers in 21 states and England. HCA Healthcare’s North Florida Division – Orlando Market includes five hospitals: Central Florida Regional Hospital (with Level II Trauma Center) in Sanford, Oviedo Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center (with Level II Trauma Center) in Kissimmee, Poinciana Medical Center and UCF Lake Nona Medical Center, as well as four freestanding ERs and multidisciplinary physician practices.