The Board of Trustees at York Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick A. Taylor, MD, MBA, as York Hospital’s new President and CEO, effective April 4, 2021.

Jennifer Cutts, MD and Robin LaBonte will remain as Interim Co-President and CEO until April 4, when they will return to their positions as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Financial Officer, respectively.

Dr. Patrick Taylor joins York Hospital directly from Catholic Health Services in South Florida, comprised of 38 facilities offering a continuum of services to over 7,500 older adults, where he provided senior administrative and medical leadership consulting as part of the Emergency Incident Command Team’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

An emergency medicine physician by training, with a strong health care business and operational background, Dr. Taylor previously spent three decades establishing, building and leading clinical services and staff at Holy Cross Hospital/Trinity Health (557 beds and $530 million net revenue) in Fort Lauderdale. Positions held there include Director of Emergency Medicine, Director of Medical Affairs, COO, CMO and CEO. His record of demonstrated and community-minded results includes:

    • Transforming Holy Cross into an academic teaching hospital,
    • Creating infrastructure for clinical research,
    • Raising philanthropic support averaging $6-11 million per year,
    • Creating services and program affiliations for a myriad of medical services, from cardiology and oncology to an ambulatory surgery center.

Speaking about the transition in leadership at York Hospital, Board Chairperson Wendy Coté said: “Both Dr. Cutts and Robin LaBonte have done an extraordinary job as Interim Co-President and CEO during a most difficult year and have prepared York Hospital well for the next chapter in its history.” Coté continued, “The Board of Trustees is excited to see how Dr. Taylor will bring his approach of positivity and possibility to his vision and ideas for the future of York Hospital and our community.”

For further details about incoming CEO Patrick Taylor or York Hospital services, visit the York Hospital website at or contact Community Relations at 207 351-2385 or [email protected].