PROFILES IN LEADERSHIP – GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER – MICHELE THOMAN, RN, MBA – COOAug 3, 2022
Michele Thoman, RN, MBA, is Good Samaritan Medical Center’s Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Thoman In addition, Thoman provides general oversight for all construction and renovation projects. The hospital recently remodeled the Norma & Miles M. Zisson Comprehensive Breast Center of the Palm Beaches to provide high-end technology in a more modern, comfortable atmosphere for patients being treated for breast health. Good Samaritan also partnered with Lilly Pulitzer to create two VIP suites redesigned with the signature “Lilly aesthetic,” to offer new mothers and their families a unique, joyful experience. Good Samaritan is also upgrading emergency services and enhancing facilities for robotic and orthopedic surgeries, a project Thoman is leading. She has broad administrative knowledge and experience in organizations that include the Cleveland Clinic, Naples Community Health System and for the last five years, Palmetto General Hospital where she served as the Chief Nursing Officer and subsequently their Chief Operating Officer. Thoman holds a Nurse Executive Advanced Certification and is a Fellow of the Johnson and Johnson Wharton Fellows Program in Management. She is published in both Nursing Administration Quarterly and The Florida Nurse for her insight in innovation and safe staffing.