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Kimberly C. Bell

Vice President, Cardiovascular Institute


Kimberly Bell is vice president of AdventHealth’s Cardiovascular Institute. She oversees a network of care for heart, lung and vascular services across Orlando and the Central Florida division, encompassing 20 facilities. Ms. Bell has more than 20 years’ experience within advanced cardiac and vascular specialties, including academic medical facilities, community and tertiary care centers.

Prior to joining AdventHealth, Ms. Bell was the administrator of the Sentara Heart cardiovascular product line in Norfolk, Va., overseeing cardiovascular care at 12 facilities, across three states.

Ms. Bell has a master of science degree in nursing with health systems leadership focus from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash. She is a member of the American College of Cardiovascular Administrators, a former board member of the Virginia Cardiac Surgery Quality Initiative and was eastern region lead of the Virginia Heart Attack Coalition. She has collaborated on several publications. She is also a valued member of the American Heart Association and the 2020–21 chair of the Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Cabinet.


TomorrowLand: Designing Hospitals of Tomorrow on a Shoestring Budget

Presented by Brent Ibata, PhD, JD, FACHE, Kimberly C. Bell at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

The hospitals of tomorrow will be high reliability organizations with zero events of preventable harm. Revenue will be driven by value rather than volume, and the acuity of patients in hospitals will have shifted dramatically from low acuity to high acuity with fewer ambulatory patients occupying inpatient beds. In the beginning of the 21st century,…