South Florida Hospital News
Sunday April 23, 2017

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April 2017 - Volume 13 - Issue 10




Establishing and maintaining a culture of compliance is critical to the success of today’s health care organizations. That’s why attorneys from Broad and Cassel’s nationally recognized Health Law Practice Group alongside professionals from some of the nation’s leading health care companies will discuss board compliance oversight at the third annual Broad and Cassel Orlando Health Care Forum April 21.

When it comes to creating an incredible overall experience, Disney is a world class example. Every day thousands of families pour into their amusement parks and many folks within driving distance even buy Annual Visitor Passes (proudly displayed AVP bumper stickers are all over the place in Florida and California). 

Eneida Roldan, M.D., is the Associate Dean for International Affairs and Associate Professor at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in Miami. Dr. Roldan is the Immediate Past Chief Executive Officer and President for the Jackson Health System in Miami.

One of the challenges healthcare executives face today is lowering cost while improving quality and combining both of them to ensure healthier margins. In the value based care environment, reimbursement is tied to patient outcomes, hence clinical quality has financial implications for hospitals and healthcare systems. 

Many healthcare organizations are adopting the use of electronic systems like electronic medical records to meet regulatory requirements, quick retrieval of stored data, processing and access to a wide range of information. These days, health facilities are using electronic systems for their day-to-day work and transmitting protected data to other locations heavily. 

As a former health care underwriter, I’ve spent a lot of time assessing various root causes of poor clinical outcomes in many high risk procedures, such as OB, ED and Surgery. It is still one of the most critical aspects of underwriting, as these procedures drive the majority of large verdicts and settlements in the industry.

With career success comes more wealth and some unique challenges— like lawsuits. Physicians, as a profession, know we live in a litigious society, but might miss what bearing their professional success could have on asset protection in their personal lives. Simply put, professional success can increase personal exposure.

Cypress Creek Medical Pavilion, LLC, developers of the future 82,000 SF Cypress Creek Medical Pavilion, recently held a Groundbreaking Ceremony at the property at 2122 West Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale. A crowd of over 75 guests, physicians, tenants, future tenants, and business associates were hosted by the Development Partners ANF Group, Inc.

Louis Latalle has volunteered with the Broward Health North Auxiliary since 2003. Louis spent a lifetime giving back to his community. For 22 years, he worked as a firefighter in Rhode Island before taking a job as an orderly in a hospital. When he was not working, Louis would volunteer with Meals on Wheels, providing healthy meals to seniors.

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