South Florida Hospital News
Saturday February 24, 2018

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February 2018 - Volume 14 - Issue 8




Bo Boulenger, Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer for Baptist Health South Florida, announced the appointment of Patricia Rosello, R.N., as the new Chief Executive Officer for Baptist Hospital. Roselle has served as CEO for Baptist Outpatient Services since 2003. In this role, she has led a division of more than 1,100 employees and 800 physicians that included Baptist Health’s freestanding diagnostic imaging centers, urgent care and express care centers, Care on Demand, executive health, sleep and endoscopy centers, as well as ambulatory surgery. Under her leadership, BOS has attained some of the highest levels of patient, employee and physician satisfaction in the system while undergoing unprecedented volume and revenue growth.  

 Broward Health has brought on Paul C. Schwarzkopf to assume the role of chief financial officer at Broward Health Medical Center.

“We are pleased to welcome Paul to the team as he brings decades of experience in management and financial operations. He is a great addition to the strong leadership team and will have a vital role in the future success of Broward Health Medical Center,” said Beverly Capasso, president and CEO of Broward Health.  

Baptist Health South Florida – the region’s largest not-for-profit healthcare organization – has announced plans to design and build an entirely new Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon. Construction of the $40 million facility is anticipated to begin during the first half of 2019, with a goal of raising $15 million of that total through philanthropy.

“This plan reflects our vision for improving and investing in the health of our communities with an emphasis on compassion,” said Baptist Health South Florida President and CEO Brian E. Keeley. “We look forward to continuing to implement that vision as we construct a new, state-of-the-art facility to serve the Middle Keys community.”

Broward Health Medical Center has been recognized as a Blue Distinction® Center for adult liver donor transplant care, as part of Florida Blue’s Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that demonstrate expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community.

Dr. Shady Salib, internist, joins the leadership team at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center as the Chief of Staff.  He has earned the respect of his peers culminating in his election to this position by the hospital’s medical staff.

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Horizon Nurse Residency Program has achieved accreditation with distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Accreditation with distinction is the highest recognition bestowed by the ANCC’s Commission on Accreditation. Nicklaus Children’s is only the second children’s hospital in the nation to achieve this recognition.

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