The InterMed Group, Alachua, Fla., has named Larry Hertzler as the company’s new chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately. Hertzler will support InterMed CEO Rick Staab in executing the company’s strategy and vision to create solutions for tomorrow’s healthcare industry challenges.      

Larry Hertzler

InterMed officials say Hertzler is passionate about healthcare and is driven to use his industry insight and data analytics to improve performance for customers. He brings more than 40 years of clinical engineering operations excellence to this role.

Prior to his current role, Hertzler was part of the senior team at TRIMEDX and assisted with the integration of the Aramark HTM business into the TRIMEDX organization. He also led the clinical engineering program for BJC Health System for 14 years during the organizations formation, and most recently lead the facilities engineering programs for Franciscan Health.

Hertzler also spoke out about his most recent appointment. “I am thrilled to join the InterMed Group,” he says. “I have followed their development for a long time and have served on committees with their leadership team. I have always appreciated their passion and the company’s approach to the market.”

Now, it’s his turn to join the senior leadership team. “When I first heard about the opportunity to join the InterMed Group, I thought it was too good to be true,” he says. “I am excited to be a part of this exceptional organization and help it continue to make a difference in healthcare.”