Our Story, Our Values, Our Goals

You can count on us to continue reaching out to you – our neighbors – to support healthy, happy families.

Mark Faulkner, President and CEO, Baptist Health Care
Mark Faulkner, CEO and President, Baptist Health Care

Our Story

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care organization based in northwest Florida that is committed to helping people throughout life's journey. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine and a large network of primary care and specialty physicians.

Our Team Members

Our team members are the collective voices of our unique culture and organization, the employees who work at Baptist and serve our communities. Get to know our VOICES in Action, meaning our team members who live and work with our Values of Ownership, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence and Service in mind. The word VOICES comes from the first letter of the words Values, Ownership, Integrity, Excellence and Service. Every team member is encouraged to use his or his voice to make us a better place and help us act on our Mission of helping people throughout life’s journey.
Read about our Team Members

Our Values

Our organization dates back to 1951. We are the only locally owned nationally recognized health care system in the area with a personal interest in being your care provider. Our passion for caring is evident through involvement in our community’s health. We’ve made it our Mission to help people throughout life's journey.

Our Goal

Our team is award-winning and for patients who experience a serious diagnosis that would normally require travel outside the region, we collaborate with a national leader in medical research to provide answers here at home. Our membership in the Mayo Clinic Care Network places evidence-based medical research and clinical innovation at our fingertips. Our physician experts and Mayo Clinic experts work on some very difficult cases so that you don’t have to leave the area for care.

Learn more about our Baptist Health Care culture and watch a video about our remarkable leaders.

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BHC Board of Directors

  • Chair - Marcus Paul, DMD
  • Dave Cleveland
  • John Heer
  • John Hosman
  • Ron Jackson
  • Marjorie Moore
  • Martha Saunders, Ph.D.
  • Steve Shell
  • Margaret Stopp