President, Baptist Health Floyd
Michael “Mike” Schroyer, MSN, MBA, is president of Baptist Health Floyd, a 225-bed regional healthcare provider that is part of Baptist Health, a Louisville-based healthcare system with more than 20,000 employees in its facilities across Kentucky and southern Indiana.
A registered nurse, Schroyer began his healthcare career at age 16 as an orderly in his hometown hospital in Princeton, Illinois. He now has more than 30 years of healthcare experience, predominantly in Indiana.
Schroyer spent 13 years with Ascension St. Vincent Health in Indianapolis, most recently serving as regional president for Ascension St. Vincent Anderson and Northeast Region.
While in that role, he developed a patient-focused, team-oriented leadership culture to increase patient, physician and team satisfaction and improve efficiency and overall cost structure. Additionally, he established a regional structure that increased safety and quality results by 22% for each of the three hospitals in his region.
Schroyer is known for creating and implementing the nation’s first all-digital and paperless cardiovascular hospital. He has been involved in the startup of eight high-tech heart hospitals and the construction of two hospitals, and assisted with the design and development of seven other heart hospitals.
Prior to joining Ascension St. Vincent, he led the cardiovascular program at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois. He was also a principal and consultant in a national consulting firm focusing on service line development and enhancement, development of specialty hospitals, and hospital cost containment and efficiency. Earlier roles in his career include clinical and administrative leadership positions in Ohio, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Texas and Alabama.
Schroyer earned an MBA in healthcare business administration from Auburn University and holds a Master of Science in nursing administration from Seton Hall University and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Loyola University. He is a certified healthcare executive, a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, and an associate in the American College of Cardiology.
An active healthcare advocate, Schroyer has been involved with activities through the Indiana Hospital Association, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and local Chamber organizations. He recently served a five-year appointment on the Hospital Outpatient Payment Advisory Panel with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
He and his wife, Joy, who is also a registered nurse, have three adult children.