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Health First Announces Jeffrey Lyle New Director of Cancer Services

ROCKLEDGE, FL (January 13, 2014) – Health First is pleased to announce Jeffrey Lyle, MBA, FACHE, as its new Health First director of cancer services. In this position, Lyle will be responsible for developing a new Cancer Center continuum of care program at Health First. These expanded services will encompass every aspect of the patient’s needs, including dedicated clinicians who will assist and direct people to appropriate programs for patients and their families.

With 35 years of healthcare experience, Lyle is a highly accomplished executive with extensive administrative experience in both inpatient and outpatient environments. Before joining Health First, he served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer at Basin Health Hospital in Odessa, TX. Prior to that, Lyle held various executive leadership roles at Cancer Care Partners Hospital in Mishawaka, IN, Cornell Companies, Inc., in Houston, TX and Goshen Center for Cancer Care in Goshen, IN.

Lyle earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as well as a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Chelsea University.  He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), as well as a certified Occupational Health Administrator. Lyle is also a Six-Sigma Green Belt.



About Health First

Founded in 1995, Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated health system and employs more than 7,500 people and has four hospitals (including Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital, Cape Canaveral Hospital and Viera Hospital). Health First Health Plans also offers a wide variety of health insurance plan options for Brevard and Indian River Counties. In addition, Health First is home to Brevard County’s only Trauma Center. Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group on the Space Coast. Health First offers numerous outpatient and wellness services, including four Pro-Health and Fitness Centers. Visit for more information.