Health First Names Stalnaker New Medical Group CEO
Rockledge, FL (Oct. 7, 2014)– Health First is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Stalnaker has been named the new Health First Medical Group CEO.
Dr. Stalnaker is a board-certified physician, specializing in Internal Medicine, and an experienced administrator. During his 33-year career, he has practiced internal medicine, been an Emergency Department physician and most recently served as Vice President of Medical Affairs at Health First. He also serves on numerous boards and is committed to improving the health of Brevard.
In his new role, Dr. Stalnaker will work with physicians and providers on matters of recruitment, the practice of medicine, care environments and translation of Medical Group needs to Health First. He also will lead the development and execution of the Clinically Integrated Network.
Dr. Stalnaker earned his MD at the University of Florida’s College of Medicine and served his internship and residency at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
About Health First
Founded in 1995, Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated delivery network (IDN) and employs more than 7,800 associates. The integrator of its IDN is Health First Health Plans offering a wide variety of health insurance options across Central Florida. In addition it operates four hospitals (Cape Canaveral Hospital, Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital and Viera Hospital) and is home to Brevard County’s only Trauma Center. Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group on the Space Coast. Health First also offers numerous outpatient and wellness services, including Health First Aging Services, four Health First Pro-Health & Fitness Centers and Home and Hospice care. Visit www.health-first.org for more information.