Our Approach

Our Approach

Our vision is a vibrant self-sustaining community - one where everyone shops local; for food, fun and yes, healthcare!  It is about working, playing, shopping and giving to the special place on earth that we reside - Madison County Florida.  Become a Friend of the Hospital and give time, talent and money to help make this the best hospital in the region!

Our Story

Our Story

Friends of the Hospital began in the hearts and minds of key people in our community who knew we didn't want Madison, FL to become a ghost town.  After the rural clinic closed down these folks saw an opportunity fueled with passion to make sure not only that this hospital never closed but to see that it became all it could be for this community.

Meet the Team

The Foundation Director for Friends of the Hospital is Lori Evans.  A native of Live Oak Florida - she grew up frequenting the beautiful things our region has to offer.  Patric McGhee is the CFO for Madison County Memorial Hospital, he gives of his time and talent to ensure the Foundation's financial records are punctual and accurate.  Tammy Stevens, one of the founding members of the foundation is the CEO of Madison County Memorial Hospital.  She gives not only of her time, talent and treasure to the hospital, but also to the Foundation.  Annette Johnson, a local business woman and Hospital Board Member has also been a part of the foundation since its inception.


Lori Evans

Development Director

Lori has over 20 years experience in grant writing, operations, performance improvement, research and business development.  A county girl at heart her favorite past time activities includes boating, antique cars and operating her John Deere front end loader and tractor.


Patrick McGee


Mr. McGee has over 20 years experience in health care with a background in financial leadership in the hospital and nursing home industries.  Not only is Patrick an expert in financial matters he also has a creative side and is the driving force behind the beautiful hand written signs that appear in the hospital and at Foundation functions.

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Tammy Stevens

Hospital CEO

With over 31 years of experience in health care and a background in home health administration, nursing administration, and quality management Mrs. Steven is the heart of the hospital and this community.

Next Steps...

Please join us in making Madison, FL the most vibrant community in the state!  Help bring vital healthcare services to our community.