Fernandez Named Director of Organizational Planning and Performance at Baptist Health Care

Krystle Fernandez has been named director of organizational planning and performance at Baptist Health Care (BHC.) In this role, Fernandez will be responsible for the development, oversight and refinement of processes and systems relating to organizational performance. 

Fernandez has held several positions since joining BHC in 2002 and most recently served as planning analytics and logistics manager. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communication arts and a master’s in health care leadership from the University of West Florida. Fernandez is currently seeking her Lean Six Sigma Certification from Florida Institute of Technology.

Fernandez was born and raised in Pensacola and is passionate about improving the community through her service. She has been active in the community as a member of the Northwest Florida Health Council, LiveWell Partnership for a Healthy Community, Junior Achievement and United Way Escambia.

Baptist Health Care is a community-owned, 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. A 2003 Malcolm Baldrige recipient, 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, Footer link to Lakeview Center and a large network of primary care and specialty physicians. With more than 7,300 employees and employed physicians, Baptist Health Care is the second largest non-governmental employer in northwest Florida.

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Lakeview Center ● Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile ● Baptist Medical Park – Navarre ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Cardiology Consultants ● Mayo Clinic Care Network

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