The Medical Board of Governors is a group of leading medical specialists, hospital CEO’s, and key executive leaders in the healthcare and medical sector in Palm Beach County.
Their mission is: “To Lead the Way as a Health Care Organization, to Advocate, Explore, Integrate, Develop, Promote, Mentor, and Inspire.”
The Medical Board of Governors and the Doctors Networking Group is unique to the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce in that doctors are exclusively invited to socialize with and engage each other. Doctors and Healthcare Professionals are invited to mingle in a closed setting designed especially to give the doctors time to learn from each other and discuss the latest in medicine, public policy affecting healthcare, and operational innovations.
Palms West Hospital - Chief Executive Officer
In July 2018, Josh DeTillio became the Chief Executive Officer of Palms West Hospital with HCA. Josh began his career with the United States Army serving five years as a Field Artillery Officer. After leaving the Army, he transitioned into healthcare joining HCA in 2003 as an Administrative Fellow at Cedars Medical Center in Miami. He was later promoted to Associate Administrator at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center in Aventura, FL. In 2006, he joined Tenet Healthcare and served as the Chief Operating Officer for North Shore Medical Center in Miami as well as the Chief Operating Officer for St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach. From 2011 to 2018, Josh worked with Lee Health leading Gulf Coast Medical Center as the Chief Administrative Officer in Ft. Myers, FL. Gulf Coast Medical Center is the combined hospital of two former HCA facilities; Southwest Florida Regional Medical Center and Gulf Coast Hospital. Josh received his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University, as well as a Master of Public Health from Harvard University.
For information about the Medical Board of Governors or to request a speaker for an event, contact:
Mary Lou Bedford
Chief Executive Officer
Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce &
Central Palm Beach County Community Foundation