Florida Medical Space
 Game Changers  
    Volume IV, Issue 33 | August 14, 2015 
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades
From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus & FloridaHealthIndustry.com

Current Events Calendar 

Kretzer Piano Music Foundation presents


4th Annual Physician & Talent Showcase


Tues., Aug 18 | 7:30 pm


CityPlace, WPB


Learn More>>



Healthcare Advisory Group presents


Breakfast Networking


Wed., Aug 19 | 7:30-9 am




Learn More>>



SFHEF, WHEN and NAHSE present


Joint Networking Mixer


Thursday, Aug. 20 | 5:30-9:00PM


Las Olas Blvd | Fort Lauderdale


Register/Learn More>>

VidaCare Plus
More Current Events  

BCMA presents


Women Physicians Networking Event


Wed., Aug 26 | 6:30-8:30 pm


Hyatt Pier 66 | Ft. Lauderdale


Call 954.714.9772 to learn more. 



SFHNG presents


Healthcare Breakfast Networker


Th., Aug. 27 | 7:45-9:30 am


Delray Medical Center


Register/Learn More>>



SFMGMA presents


2nd Annual Symposium
How to Play the New Healthcare Game & Win

Sat., September 12 | 8 am-2 pm

Sheraton | Dania Beach

Register/Learn More>>

Inside FloridaHealthIndustry.com



Compliance Update


Healthcare Headlines    FHI logo cropped small version


Last  Word


Ask Ben


Do You Know a Healthcare Game Changer?
Palm Beach County Updates
Delray Medical Center breaks ground on $80 million patient tower
Delray Medical Center has begun building a 120,000-square-foot tower as part of a $79.4 million expansion.
The four-story tower will include 96 private rooms, a cardiovascular clinic, expanded endoscopy suites and a five-level parking garage.
Source: SFBJ via Sun-Sentinel.com
Health Care District of Palm Beach County appoints interim CEO, initiates search for CEO and CFO
The Health Care District of Palm Beach County's General Counsel was appointed as interim Chief Executive Officer of the district Monday.

Chief Legal Officer Nicholas W. Romanello will act as CEO until a permanent chief executive can be found. The district's board of commissioners said it would initiate a national search for a replacement.
The appointment comes after the July 21 resignation of Ronald J. Wiewora, who had served at the district's CEO since July 2011 and Chief Medical Officer since joining the district in 2000.
Romanello served as the Health Care District's legal counsel from 2006 to 2011.

Read More>>
Source: Shaun Bevan reporting for the SFBJ


Vitale Whistle Blower Defense
More Accolades for Boca Raton Based Modernizing Medicine

Around Town

Veteran Healthcare Executive to Lead Business Development Effort
Aaron Palazzolo has joined the Clearwater Compliance team in the role of Director of Business Development in the South Florida market.  Healthcare information privacy, security, compliance and risk management solutions from Clearwater Compliance LLC have earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association. Prior to joining the Clearwater Compliance team, Mr. Palazzolo served the Broward based South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association, managing several highly successful initiatives involving healthcare provider institutions in South Florida.

Healthcare Lawyer Joins Roundtable 
Jodi Laurence Bro
wa rd based Healthcare Attorney Jodi Laurence has joined the Healthcare Roundtable and will serve as  Moderator for the September 29 event entitled Women in Medi cine: Healer and Leaders. This second annual program will be held from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood.

Miami-Dade Based Gastro Health Adds to Team 
Gastro Health recently added Board Certified Gastroenterologist Jason Slate, MD, to their medical group. Dr. Slate graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine and has been practicing for more than ten years. An expert in his field, he treats numerous conditions such as pancreatic, biliary and other gastrointestinal diseases. Dr. Slate currently has privileges at Bayside Ambulatory Center, Galloway Surgery Center, Mercy Hospital and Sister Emmanuel Hospital.  
Publisher of :

Week in Review, Specialty Focus,
Updates in Pediatrics,
FHIweekly & Game Changers