BayCare Names New Vice President of HomeCare Experience and Operations

September 25, 2018

Clearwater, Fla., (September 25, 2018)BayCare Health System has named Kathryn A. McGuire the new vice president of HomeCare Experience and Operations. BayCare HomeCare, which serves 13 counties, is the second largest provider of homecare services across the state of Florida. 

McGuire, who was the senior vice president of Home and Community Services, Behavioral Health and Programs of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) at Rochester Regional Health in Rochester, New York, will help develop objectives and operating plans for BayCare HomeCare services.

“McGuire brings decades of strong leadership experience and knowledge in HomeCare,” said Jim Cote, senior vice president for Ambulatory Services at BayCare. “We’re thrilled to have her join our team and help move forward the BayCare HomeCare strategic goals and priorities.”

McGuire comes to BayCare with more than 30 years of innovative leadership experience in health care – focusing on performance improvement, patient experience, financial oversight and accountability and employee satisfaction.

During her tenure at Rochester Regional Health, McGuire led the development and expansion efforts in many areas within the system including palliative care and PACE, home health, hospice and infusion pharmacy. She also helped lead strategic initiatives in clinical integration, patient experience, senior services and post-acute care, care management and behavioral health.

“I joined an organization that values the vital role of their HomeCare team and calls on us to ensure a great experience for patients and their families,” McGuire said. “Through this position, my goal is to lead us to be the best HomeCare provider to serve our patients and our health care partners.”

Prior to joining Rochester Regional Health, she held executive leadership positions at ArchCare, Fidelis Care New York and Catholic Health System of Buffalo.

McGuire completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing at the Molloy College and master’s degree in health systems administration at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

About BayCare HomeCare

Serving 13 counties, BayCare HomeCare is the second largest provider of homecare services within the state of Florida. As a comprehensive provider of homecare products and services, BayCare provides home health, durable medical equipment, respiratory services, pharmacy, pre and post mastectomy supplies, specialty beds, diabetic testing supplies, and more. A proud member of the community-owned BayCare Health System, BayCare HomeCare is dedicated to serving the needs of its patients.

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