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Parkland resident Drew Grossman is the Chief Executive Officer of Broward Health Coral Springs (BHCS), part of a nationally recognized health system regarded for its quality care. He has nearly 20 years in healthcare administration joining BHCS in 2005 as Chief Operating Officer. Grossman has been the driving force in leading BHCS’s growth over the last decade.

The hospital’s growth includes a recent $6 million investment in radiology equipment which allows physicians to make more accurate diagnosis based on image quality at the lowest radiation dose – a technology that makes BHCS a leader within the community. In addition BHCS remains the one and only hospital in the state of Florida to achieve a Joint Commission Accreditation in Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery Program with ZERO deficiencies.
 
Grossman has simultaneously set his sights on growing the hospital to match the growing population. Currently the hospital is undergoing a $64 million expansion increasing bed capacity from 196 beds to 250 beds – expected to be completed in 2018. This is a strategic move in order to develop a competitive edge and a long overdue need.
 
The “edge” comes in the area of maternity services. “For a hospital that is highly regarded for its maternity services, we have lost some patients to competitors due to the lack of private rooms (regardless of care),” said Grossman. “While we now have changed to ALL private maternity rooms, our new South Tower’s first two floors will be designated to accommodate the following: 10 private neonatal intensive care rooms; 12 private labor & delivery suites; and 28 private upscale recovery suites whereas we currently only have 11. This is significant as we handle about 2,400 births a year.”
 
As for the hospital’s top “need” that would be increasing the number of medical/surgical beds with an additional 28 beds in the third floor of the new south tower. The need for more beds comes as a result of the dramatic increase in ER volumes since its expansion in 2011. “In 2005 our ER volumes were close to 47,000 visits annually. Today they are close to 70,000 visits per year which gives you an idea of the growth of our community,” said Grossman.
 
And with these expansions in mind, Grossman has clearly set the hospital on a secure financial path, just in time to celebrate the hospital’s 30th anniversary in 2017.