ARLINGTON, Texas – Texas Health Resources has named Josh Floren senior vice president for the Hospital Channel and Becky Tucker senior vice president of channel integration. They will be responsible for operational areas and systemwide initiatives to advance the health system’s transformation to a more consumer-centric organization. The promotions are effective June 5.
Floren currently serves as president of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He joined Texas Health in 2013 as vice president of professional and support services and became hospital president in 2015. Since then, he has led the facility in earning several clinical designations, including Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Primary Heart Attack Center, Level IV NICU and Level IV Maternal Center.
In his new role as senior vice president for the Hospital Channel, Floren will report to Kirk King, Hospital Channel chief operating officer. His responsibilities include developing and implementing systemwide initiatives across the Hospital Channel with an eye toward strategic and tactical collaboration, coordination and integration of the channel with system initiatives.
Floren will oversee Texas Health hospitals in Azle, Cleburne, Kaufman and Stephenville. In addition, he will serve as a Texas Health board representative and the managing executive for five physician joint-venture hospitals: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound, Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery Plano, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake, and Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington.
Floren serves on the board of Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County and is active with Texas A&M’s Biomedical Science Advisory Council.
In his spare time, he is president of the Coppell Baseball Association and spends most of his time either coaching or watching baseball, basketball or soccer games. Floren and his wife, Valerie, have been married for 17 years and have a 14-year-old son, Jackson; a 12-year-old son, Brooks; and an 8-year-old daughter, Charlotte.
Tucker currently serves as president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. She started at Texas Health in 2004 as an administrative assistant, then worked as an administrative resident and continued her career climb at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. She led the introduction of Neighborhood Care & Wellness Centers and moved to Texas Health Southwest as president in 2018.
While at Texas Health Southwest, Tucker and her team opened a STEMI heart attack care program, obtained Level III Trauma designation and Level III Maternal designation, and doubled the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to 16 beds while also earning a Level III NICU designation.
As senior vice president of channel integration, Tucker will report to Winjie Miao, Texas Health chief operating officer. She will oversee care integration across the Texas Health network and functions across all patient care in the following areas: Central Staffing Office/Patient Logistics Center, Virtual Care Center – patient access and navigation, Patient and Family Experience, Ambulatory Strategic Partnership Operations, Business Growth, Transformation Management, Operational Design & Deployment, and Business Continuity.
Tucker enjoys parenting Tavin, 9, and Landon, 4, with her husband, Toby. They spend much of their time at the ballfields and outside with their dogs, Stella and Whiskey.
“Josh and Becky bring a wealth of operational and strategic experience to their new roles. I’m excited to be working with them to advance innovation and our priorities in a coordinated fashion across the system,” Miao said.
Floren and Tucker will continue to support their respective hospitals as needed to ensure a seamless leadership transition as Texas Health works to fill the hospital presidency positions.
About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is a faith-based, nonprofit health system that cares for more patients in North Texas than any other provider. With a service area that consists of 16 counties and more than 7 million people, the system is committed to providing quality, coordinated care through its Texas Health Physicians Group and 29 hospital locations under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. Texas Health access points and services, ranging from acute-care hospitals and trauma centers to outpatient facilities and home health and preventive services, provide the full continuum of care for all stages of life. The system has more than 4,100 licensed hospital beds, 6,400 physicians with active staff privileges and more than 26,000 employees. For more information about Texas Health, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit www.TexasHealth.org.