Laser Spine Institute names David Pillsbury CEO, Bill Horne executive chairman of the board: 5 things to know

Laser Spine Institute's CEO Bill Horne is transitioning to executive chairman of the board; David Pillsbury will succeed him as CEO.

Here are five key notes:

1. As executive chairman of the board, Mr. Horne will remain involved in Laser Spine Institute's strategic direction and patient-centered care. He will also help oversee the organization's research and development arms.

2. Mr. Horne is the company's first CEO. Laser Spine Institute was conceived in 2005 and Mr. Horne was at the helm as the company expanded to include seven ambulatory surgery centers across the southeast and Midwestern regions of the country. He also oversaw the construction of a new corporate headquarters in Tampa.

3. Laser Spine Institute welcomed Mr. Pillsbury as president of the organization last July; he previously served in key roles at the PGA Tour. In his new position, Mr. Horne is responsible for executive leadership and driving Laser Spine Institute's vision and goals.

4. The organization's new corporate headquarters and ambulatory surgery center will have its grand opening this spring and Mr. Pillsbury will be part of the festivities. He has a vision for the new facility and carrying the organization into the future. The new facility includes 40 percent increased capacity with 10 new operating rooms and more than 100 new employees hired.

5. Laser Spine Institute has a 0.13 percent infection rate and a 97 percent patient satisfaction rate. Voyance healthcare honored the organization as a National APEX Quality Award winner and received the Planetree Gold-Level Designation for excellence in patient-centered care.

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