In 1946, Albert C. Jones was born in a small, one-story, frame structure known as Provident Hospital – Broward County’s first and only African American hospital (est. 1938). Today, he is Chairman of the Board of the South Broward Hospital District, one of
Back in the day, there was a song we listened to on our transistor radios and in our cars called "Shop Around." The lyrics were filled with sage advice in the form of a mother cautioning her daughter to be selective when deciding whom to marry.
The past few years have been a time of progress and growth at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, a 407-bed, acute care fac
Prior to October, 1993, if a nursing home resident or someone in need of nursing home care earned income in excess of 300% of the federal poverty level (at that time $1,226), that applicant would never be able to qualify for Medicaid benefits in Florida.
A first impression was all John Matuska needed to convince him to become president and chief executive officer of Mercy Hospital in Miami.
In Hardwiring Excellence
, Studer examines what he has coined the Five Pillars for achieving excellence in health care – People, Service, Quality, Finance and Growth – and lays out the Nine Principles to service and operational excellence that eve
The Department of Labor’s (DOL) new regulations governing overtime pay went into effect on August 23, 2004, and will impact millions of employees and healthcare organizations.
It had been a long, uneventful night at the fire station, and the late shift was almost over. Dawn’s light was just beginning to soften the night sky.
Maria Naranjo, PHR, is not a nurse, but she speaks with passion and a deep understanding of the profession – one that she respects, appreciates and promotes in her position as Human Resources Director of Aventura Hospital.
The healthcare industry isn’t using words like downsizing, restructuring, and/or closures to describe its market climate. As a matter of fact, the healthcare industry in Florida and throughout the country is in the midst of a construction boom spurred by