BayCare Names New Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President

December 06, 2018

Top Physician and Population Health Leader Dr. Nishant Anand Joins BayCareDr. Nashant Anand

Clearwater, Fla., (December 6, 2018)BayCare Health System has named Nishant Anand, MD, FACEP, the new chief medical officer and executive vice president. BayCare is a leading not-for-profit organization comprised of 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout Tampa Bay and central Florida regions.

Dr. Anand, who was the senior vice president, chief transformation officer and chief medical officer at Adventist Health System (AHS), will be responsible for leading the BayCare physician agenda and directing efforts to improve quality, safety and efficiency of clinical care across the system. He will also oversee BayCare Physician Partners.

“We’re pleased to bring Dr. Anand to BayCare,” said Tommy Inzina, president and CEO of BayCare. “His strong track record in physician leadership, clinical success and expertise in population health will continue to move forward our mission of clinical excellence across BayCare.”

During his tenure at AHS, he was responsible for population health, value-based activities, clinical standardization and transformation across the organization. He was also the president and chairman of the board of the Accountable Care Organization at AHS.

“BayCare is a top health system led by exceptional executives in collaboration with talented physicians and nurses that place a focus on excellent patient care,” said Dr. Anand. “I feel honored and fortunate to bring my passion and experience in clinical excellence, care delivery and population health to help provide the highest-quality, coordinated and consumer-centric care for the Tampa Bay community.”

Prior to his role at AHS, Dr. Anand served as senior vice president at Memorial Hermann Health System in Texas and chief medical officer at Banner Health Network in Arizona.

Dr. Anand received a medical degree at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine in Minnesota and completed the residency training in emergency medicine at the Stanford/Kaiser Emergency Medicine Program.

About BayCare Health System

BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit