Bob Murphy, a well-known operations leader and national healthcare presenter, joined the Studer Group in 2006 after spending more than 25 years in healthcare. His extensive experience includes work as a phlebotomist, nursing assistant, registered nurse, department leader of emergency/trauma services, quality leader, risk manager, Chief Operating Officer, and hospital Chief Executive Officer. Murphy also is an attorney and licensed fork-lift operator. He continues to work clinically as a paramedic in Florida. He is board certified in healthcare administration and is Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives.
Bob Murphy presents at healthcare conferences and seminars, works with directors and senior leadership teams, and provides services to current and future Studer Group clients. He has spoken to thousands of healthcare leaders from around the world, and his experience in presenting ranges from small board rooms to vast auditoriums. Bob can address your organization on a wide variety of topics or he can customize his presentation to meet the individual needs and interests of your organization or event. He is a true difference-maker and continues to strive to make healthcare better.
Most recently, Murphy served as the Senior Vice-President and Administrator for Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Florida. His connection to Quint Studer, Founder and CEO of Studer Group, began at Baptist in 1996 when Murphy began working with Studer, then-president of the hospital. Murphy’s efforts, along with others, led Baptist Hospital to be ranked among the top 1 percent in healthcare customer service for over eight consecutive years. Baptist Hospital was also named as one of Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in America for six years consecutively. Bob has served as a senior leader for two Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipients: Studer Group in 2010 and Baptist Hospital, Pensacola, Florida in 2003.
Bob is a wonderful teacher and shares the Studer Group mission of making healthcare a better place for employees, physicians and patients.
Stetson University of College of Law
Master of Public Administration
University of South Alabama
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Westchester Community College
Associate in Applied Science in Nursing