December 19, 2019 – Jupiter Medical Center today announced that President and CEO Dr. Amit Rastogi has been selected as a 2019 Power Leader in Health Care by the South Florida Business Journal.
“I am humbled to have been selected for this recognition,” said Dr. Amit Rastogi. “This honor is a reflection of my dedication to providing the highest level of patient care in the region. As a physician and healthcare executive, I look forward to leading our teams to help Jupiter Medical Center continue to provide world-class, patient-centered healthcare.”
Dr. Rastogi is new to the Power Leaders in Health Care list and is highlighted as a “newsmaker” who “dominated business news in the past year.” According to the South Florida Business Journal, the 2019 Power Leaders are driving innovation and award-winning patient care across South Florida.
Dr. Rastogi joined Jupiter Medical Center in 2019 and brings more than 20 years of experience as a healthcare executive and a practicing, board-certified internal medicine physician. With a reputation for innovation, Rastogi launched one of the first advance payment accountable care organizations in the country, implemented one of the first outpatient High Reliability programs in the nation at Yale New Haven Health in order to improve patient safety in the ambulatory setting, and hosted the largest, single-night, nonprofit fundraiser in the metro D.C. region, raising $26.3 million for the regional cancer center. In his current role, he is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for the Jupiter Medical Center’s expanding clinical programs, state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies.
Dr. Rastogi earned his master’s degree in healthcare management from Harvard University, and is a recognized healthcare and executive leader who has quickly instituted numerous clinical initiatives at Jupiter Medical Center.
About Jupiter Medical Center
An independent, not-for-profit, 297-bed regional medical center, Jupiter Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Dade and Broward counties to receive a five-star rating for patient safety and quality of care – the highest ranking awarded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The ranking places the hospital in the top 7 percent of the nation’s hospitals. In addition, The Leapfrog Group, a national healthcare watchdog organization, recognized Jupiter Medical Center as a Top Hospital and awarded the hospital an “A” in overall patient safety and quality care. World-class physicians, strategic partnerships, and innovative techniques and technology enable Jupiter Medical Center to provide a broad range of services, with specialty concentrations in neurosciences and stroke care; cardiac and vascular care; oncology; women’s and children’s services; orthopedics and spine care; urgent care; and other key areas. Founded in 1979, Jupiter Medical Center has approximately 1,689 team members, 650 physicians, 593 nurses and 640 volunteers. For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2200 or visit jupitermed.com.