November 28, 2022 – HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital, an industry-leading 271-bed acute care facility, announces the appointment of Caren Bock, MBA, MSN, RN, LSSBB as Chief Nursing Officer, effective December 12, 2022.
“We are extremely pleased to have Caren join our executive team,” said Ben Harris, Chief Executive Officer at HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital. “She brings a high level of passion and extensive experience that will allow us to continue to provide the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We look forward to celebrating even more success with Caren at Woodmont Hospital.”
With 18 years of healthcare experience, Bock served most recently as the interim Chief Nursing Officer at HCA Florida Northwest Hospital where she was a key driver in employee engagement and patient experience. She has also served as the Director of Children’s Services at HCA Florida Palms West Hospital.
Bock is a graduate of the HCA Executive Development Program and the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer Capstone Program. She is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and belongs to the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Florida Organization of Nurse Executives.
Her many accomplishments over her career include operational process improvement awards, nurse of the year recognitions, exceptional family caregiver award, and is a published author of Wings, Soar Through the Journey, donating profits to the community. Bock has had numerous community appearances and is philanthropic with many organizations in South Florida.
At HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital, Bock will oversee clinical nursing operations throughout the hospital to advance quality, safety, experience, and patient care delivery.
About HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital
For nearly 50 years, HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital has provided comprehensive care to South Florida residents. Our goal is to provide innovative services, excellent clinical treatment, and the highest-quality outcomes. Woodmont Hospital has been recognized for its orthopedic, robotic, and general surgery breakthroughs, and is home to South Florida’s newest Inpatient Rehabilitation Center. The hospital’s 24-hour emergency room provides specialized hospital services for adults and children of all ages. Woodmont Hospital holds several Healthgrades™ Five-Star Awards for services such as Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Treatment of Stroke, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, and Appendectomy Surgery and was named among the top 5% of hospitals in the nation recognized for patient safety three years in a row.
About HCA Florida Healthcare
HCA Florida Healthcare, a part of HCA Healthcare, is a family of more than 400 affiliated site of care, including hospitals, physician practices and freestanding emergency rooms, offering the state’s leading network of personalized care. United as a statewide network in 2021, HCA Florida Healthcare includes 11,000 experienced doctors and 77,000 colleagues working together to deliver advanced, collaborative care to more than 6.4 million patients each year. HCA Florida Healthcare is committed to improving more lives in more ways and giving back to the communities it serves. The network provided nearly $836.6 million in uncompensated care and invested significantly in innovative technologies and facilities across Florida, including the new $360 million state-of-the-art, multi-specialty HCA Florida University Hospital in Davie, Fla. A strong advocate for the next generation of healthcare professionals, HCA Florida Healthcare is also a major supporter of university-based healthcare programs and residencies and fellowships throughout the Sunshine State. For more information, please visit HCAFloridaHealthcare.com.