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June 2016 - Volume 12 - Issue 12

Broward Health named Pauline Grant, former CEO of Broward Health North, as its interim president and CEO. Grant becomes Broward Health's first female president and CEO. 

Breaking into the healthcare construction sector as a small business enterprise construction (SBE-C) firm can be difficult—to even be considered, firms have to have experience, but that experience can only be gained by having worked on healthcare projects.

Retaining talent has become a top priority for many South Florida healthcare organizations. This is especially an issue among medical school graduates, notes Jack Michel, M.D., president and chairman of the board at Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami. 

Following a public search that lasted several months, Aurelio M. Fernandez, III, FACHE, chief operating officer of Memorial Healthcare System for the past four years, was promoted to the position of president and CEO. 

Florida Hurricane Humor:

#1 Buy enough food and bottled water to last your family for at least 3 days; #2 Put these supplies in your car; and #3 Drive to Montana and remain there until October 30th.

The simply stunning advances in our understanding of the molecular basis of human disease are providing revolutionary changes in the management of multiple illnesses. It is well recognized that cancer has been at the leading edge of this paradigm change

You’ve been breached. Now what? Perhaps valuable patient data has been stolen. Maybe hackers are asking for ransom in exchange for your own data that is now under their control. Hackers work 24x7 planning breaches and attacks to get your valuable patient health information

During the last decade, many of my friends and clients have made the decision to abandon their own practices and move to the employment model. Some have gone to academic settings while others have opted to join hospitals, larger independent groups, or corporations. 

The Florida Department of Health is hosting a community meeting June 17 to discuss results of an analysis conducted on infant mortality. Karen Weller, Director of the Office of Community Health and Planning, explained the motivation behind the meeting.

Over the past few years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of folks whose job it is to absolutely OWN all aspects of patient care. No matter if you call them Customer Experience Officers (CXO), Directors of Patient Care, or Patient Care Managers,

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