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              Game Changers  
           Volume II   Issue 15                               
                                 April 12, 2013    


                         South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:   

                       Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades

                                                          From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus & FloridaHealthIndustry.com
Issue No.
Calendar of Current Events

South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum Presents...


Making Sense of Performance Transformation Methodologies


Thursday, April 18 | 5:30-8 pm


Kendal Regional Medical Center 


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South Florida Healthcare Networking Group Presents...  


Healthcare Networking Breakfast


Tuesday, April 23 | 7:45 - 9:30 am


North Shore Medical Center, Miami


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Palm Beach County Medical Society Presents...


Membership Dinner


Thursday, April 25 | 6-8 pm  


Airport Hilton, WPB  


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FICPA 2013 HCC 150 x 175

Inside FloridaHealthIndustry.com



Compliance Update


Healthcare Headlines   


Last Word


Ask Ben


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 Mednax Makes First Acquisition of 2013  

Roger Medel, MD
Roger Medel, MD

Mednax made its first acquisition of 2013 with the purchase of Phoenix-based Neonatology Associates.


The Sunrise-based pediatric and anesthesiology practice ownership company (NYSE: MD) bought 16 medical practices in 2012, but it has been silent on the acquisition front this year until Monday.


Roger J. Medel, MD is the CEO at Mednax. 


Source:  SFBJ 


Broad and Cassel Attorney Lester Perling Earns Healthcare Compliance Designation
Lester Perling
Lester Perling, JD


Lester Perling, a partner with the statewide law firm Broad and Cassel and a Florida Bar Board-Certified Health Law Attorney, recently became Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC). Awarded by the Health Care Compliance Association's Compliance Certification Board (CCB), the designation requires successful completion of a rigorous examination. Since it was released in 2000, more than 3,000 individuals nationwide have earned this professional designation. 


Perling is the third Broad and Cassel health law attorney to earn the CHC designation. Gabriel Imperato, managing partner of the firm's Fort Lauderdale office, was the first attorney in the nation to become certified. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Health Care Compliance Association. Anne Branan, of counsel, in the Fort Lauderdale office also became CHC.


Drug company founded from Florida Atlantic University discoveries



A drug development company was created in Boca Raton based on discoveries at Florida Atlantic University.


Eco Neurologics awarded a $353,000 sponsored research grant to FAU assistant professor

Ken Dawson-Scully, its lead scientific consult. The company has licensed intellectual property from FAU as it seeks to develop drugs to treat febrile epilepsy, migraines and brain injury during stroke.



Source:  SFBJ 


Healthcare Roundtable program addresses Group Practice hot topic 

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Formation/Re-Formation 2014

was held at Imperial Club, Aventura

on Tuesday, April 9.


The Panelists were: 

  • Antonio Wong, MD
  • Sandra Greenblatt, MBA, JD
  • Ira Agatstein, MD
  • Lanny Pauley, COO Neuroscience Consultants 
  • Richard Lucibella, MBA, Director, Primus Health Network 

The program was moderated by Brian Foster, MBA.


Read the full story HERE


The Healthcare Roundtable Series is produced by FHIcommunications.