Florida Hospital System

Presence Health names new medical group CEO

Presence Health has named a new head of its physicians group, the Catholic health system announced Tuesday.

Erik "Rik" Baier will serve as CEO of Presence Medical Group, which includes more than 300 providers at 85 locations.

Baier most recently served as vice president and chief financial officer at Amita Health Medical Group, a doctors group with more than 500 providers.

As head of Presence Medical Group, Baier will lead day-to-day operations as well as acquisitions of medical practices and physician recruitment.

He replaces former medical group CEO Howard Drenth, who resigned last year to work as senior executive officer and president of Florida...

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