South Florida Hospital News
Thursday March 23, 2017

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March 2017 - Volume 13 - Issue 9




 A. Barry Grosse, J.D., has been named Chief Compliance Officer of the University of Miami Health System and the Miller School of Medicine.

Grosse, who is now Chief Compliance Officer of Healogics, a wound care management services company in Jacksonville, comes with a wealth of experience building compliance programs at managed care companies, hospitals and health care providers.
Among his previous positions were Chief Compliance Officer of the North America Post-Acute Care Division of Hill-Rom Company, Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel of the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System in South Carolina, and Director of Electronic Commerce Operations at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida.

Cypress Creek Medical Pavilion, LLC, developers of the future 82,000 SF Cypress Creek Medical Pavilion, held a Groundbreaking Ceremony on Wednesday, March 15 at the property at 2122 West Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL. A crowd of over 75 guests, physicians,  tenants, future tenants, and business associates were hosted by the Development Partners ANF Group, Inc. and Axis Healthcare Partners as well as brokerage and marketing representatives of Brenner Real Estate Group while enjoying refreshments provided by Offerdahl’s Café Grill.

After a welcome from Andrea Brenner of Brenner Real Estate Group, the invocation was offered by Pastor Stephan Tchividjian. Presenters included City of Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler; Nelson Fernandez, Executive Vice President of ANF Group; Liliana Lehmann, President of Axis Healthcare Partners; Peter Messina, Vice President of Commercial Brokerage of Brenner Real Estate Group, and Cary Goldberg of Envision Uptown.

Adults and children with minor illnesses and injuries now have a faster, lower-cost option when needing medical care at the new Baptist Health Express Care, located at 240 Crandon Boulevard. 

The Baptist Health Express Care is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and walk-ins are welcome – no appointment is necessary. Prices of services are provided before treatment. Care is provided by graduate-level advanced registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants and a team of clinical support staff well qualified to treat most minor illnesses and injuries. Residents can call 786-595-8250 for more information.  

 Major changes to U.S. health care policies will have a profound impact on patients, providers, investors and businesses in South Florida, the nation and around the world, according to experts at the conference, “The Business of Health Care Post-Election,” hosted by the University of Miami School of Business Administration March 3.

“While health care is a national issue, we need to look carefully at the global implications, such as training our medical professionals and preparing for pandemics like Ebola that could jeopardize our national security,” said Julio Frenk, M.D., president, University of Miami. In his opening conversation with Frenk, Ashish Jha, M.D., K.T. Li Professor of International Health, Harvard University, and director, Harvard Global Health Institute, Harvard T. Chan School of Public Health. “In fact, health care is the quintessential example of a ‘glo-cal’ sector where services are delivered by local hospitals, doctors and nurses who are deeply connected with global networks.”
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