Ed Hubel, FACHE

Hospital President, Baptist Medical Center Clay

Ed Hubel, FACHE Biography and Information

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Ed Hubel, FACHE, is hospital president for Baptist Medical Center Clay. He was previously hospital president for Baptist Medical Center Nassau, a position he held for 7 years. Under Hubel’s leadership, Baptist Nassau received an A rating in patient safety 12 consecutive times, recieved Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services’ (CMS) Hospital Compare 5-star rating in 2020, and was awarded a “Top Hospital” by the Leapfrog Group in 2021, 2022, and 2023.

Hubel has been with Baptist Health since 1996 and has previously served as: assistant administrator of operations; administrator of surgical services; director of patient care operations; and service-line lead for Baptist Health Orthopedics. Prior to health care, he was in the aviation industry.

Hubel is board certified and a fellow, through the American College of Health Care Executives. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Columbia Southern University. He is also a fellow of the Advisory Board.

Hubel serves on several community boards: Clay County Chamber of Commerce; Bring Your Brokenness; The AHA Rural Services Committee representing Region 4; and the Health Planning Board (NE Florida). He is a mentor for Baptist Health Tipping the Scale and also serves as a mentor for future health care leaders through the American College of Healthcare Executives and local college and health organizations.

He and his wife, Kristie, reside in Clay County. He has a passion for servant leadership, his faith and his community. For work-life balance, he enjoys fishing, music, sports and journaling.