Elder Resource Group, Hallandale Medical Ctr & Assisting Hands Home Health present
Think Outside Your Box
Fri, 10/27/17 11:30 am to 2 pm
Vi at Aventura
Protecting your Practice from
Cyber Criminals, Hackers & Breaches
Wed., Nov. 8 | 11:30 am - 1 pm
Palliative Care Roundtable
Tues., Nov. 14 | 7:30-9:30 am
Five Star Premier Residences Hollywood
The Next Generation Medical Practice
Fri., Nov. 17 | 8 am - 6 pm
Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel
Week in Review,
Updates in Pediatrics,
FHIweekly & Game Changers
The Healthcare Roundtable Series
INFORM | CONNECT | ENGAGE
Gastro Health acquires Digestive Center of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach
Gastro Health, LLC has acquired the practice of
Digestive Center of the Palm Beaches specializing in colon cancer screening and gastroenterology. The acquisition marks Miami based Gastro Health's fourth office in Palm Beach County and sets the bar even higher, as the company grows in new geographic markets and is poised for tremendous growth throughout the state, and the country. Digestive Center of the Palm Beaches currently serves patients in three locations within Palm Beach, Florida: 1117 N. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach, FL, 3375 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and 12957 Palms West Drive, Loxahatchee, FL.
The practice is comprised of four physicians, as well as one nurse practitioner. The office will become Gastro Health's 29th location. Led by J
effrey S. Wenger, MD, providers for this practice include
Sidney Neimark, MD,
Salvatore Senzatimore Jr.,
Elliot Ellis, MD, FACP. All four physicians have had board certifications with the
American Board of Internal Medicine as well as the
ABIM/Gastroenterology and many hold privileges at the hospitals in the area, such as
Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, and
St. Mary's Medical Center.
South Florida Medical Group Management Association Announces Event Speaker
Nancy Brown, CPA, CGMA, CMPE
, Partner & CFO of
Think Big Healthcare Solutions
, will be speaking at the 4th annual
Symposium, entitled The
Next Generation Medical Practice
. To be held November 17th in Ft. Lauderdale, the event will feature several notable speakers.
Nancy's presentation will address Running Your Medical Practice Like a Business.
Nancy began her financial career in healthcare in 1995 when she joined the corporate office of Florida Health Professionals, a struggling single specialty group in Hallandale, Florida. Nancy played an active role in the strategic growth of the company, including a merger with Femwell Group Health, Inc. and the eventual development and formation of the first large parent-subsidiary LLC-structured medical group in the country, VitalMD Group Holding, LLC.
|Based in Dania Beach, the South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum (SFHEF) serves healthcare professionals in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties plus the Treasure Coast. The SFHEF is the local chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and currently boasts over 650 members.
SFHEF Member Spotlight
David Smith, FACHE is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of
Memorial Healthcare System. He has held that position since February of 2015. Smith, who had served as
Memorial Regional Hospital's finance officer since 1998, is responsible for an annual operating budget of 1.6 billion and oversees finances for Memorial's five hospitals, nursing home and home health agency, and
South Broward Community Health Services, Memorial's network of area clinics and programs.
Prior to joining Memorial, Smith served as CFO for
Kendall Medical Center in Miami and as Administrator of Financial Services for
Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. He was Senior Manager in the audit division of
Ernst & Young before turning his career toward healthcare.
Smith holds a master's of business administration degree and a bachelor's of science degree from the
University of Florida, and is a member of the
American College of Healthcare Executives as well as the
Healthcare Financial Management Association.