Florida Medical Space
              Game Changers  
           Volume II   Issue 43                                                          
                                 October 25, 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

HFMA Florida, South Region Presents...


CPE Education & Networking Reception


Wed., Oct. 30 | 10 am - 5 pm


Bethesda Hospital West Boynton Beach 


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FHIcommunications Presents...


NPs, Scope of Practice & the Looming Physician Shortage

Tues., Nov. 12 | 7:30-9:30 am

Vi at Aventura

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Women's Healthcare Executive Network Presents...

Women's Ways of Leadership


Thurs., Nov. 14 | 5:30-8 pm


Park Shore Pharmacon
Hallandale Beach

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NPs, PAs, Scope of Practice & the Looming Physician Shortage

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Tues., November 12

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The List: Top 5 Fastest-Growing Technology Companies (Percentage)   

Andrea Clark
Andrea Clark

According to the SFBJ's latest rankings, two healthcare companies are among the top South Florida tech companies in percentage growth.


Broward-based Health Revenue Assurance Associates, led by CEO Andrea Clark, ranked third with a 305% growth rate. 

Daniel Cane
Daniel Cane


Meanwhile, Boca Raton-based

Modernizing Medicine, led by CEO Daniel Cane, ranked second with a growth rate exceeding 354%.

HRAA (OTCQB:HRAA) interprets data to ensure healthcare is efficient and effective for hospitals, providers and other healthcare organizations by pulling medical data together to create a predictive window to understand cost and revenues looking back and going forward.


Modernizing Medicine provides iPad-based specialty specific Electronic Medical Records (EMR) systems.



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The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) report entitled Performance and Practices of Successful Medical Groups: 2013 Report (based on 2012 Data) identified Gastro Health as a "better performer" because of superior operational performance compared with similar medical group practices nationwide.  


Gastro Health is one of the fastest growing medical groups in the state of Florida for the past three years. Their team of over 50 physician gastroenterologists, pediatric gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons serve patients throughout South Florida  


This is the first year that Gastro Health is chosen as a better performer by the MGMA. Using the latest healthcare technologies, Gastro Health has been able to achieve this exclusive status.


"We are extremely proud of the hard work and dedication from our staff. We have established and continue to preserve excellent relationships with insurance payers to collect claims

Alex Fernandez, CEO
Alex Fernandez, MBA

with an average collection period of less than 29 days," says Alejandro Fernandez, Chief Executive Officer of Gastro Health.


The MGMA report, a benchmarking standard among medical groups for more than a decade, was produced using data from respondents to the MGMA Cost Survey: 2013 Report Based on 2012 Data as well as data from a questionnaire that assessed management behaviors, practices and procedures of better performers. The report profiles medical practices that have demonstrated success in one or more areas: profitability and cost management; productivity, capacity and staffing; accounts receivable and collections; and patient satisfaction.


FIU Doctors to Join UM Doctors at Jackson 

Jackson Memorial Hospital


Florida International University doctors will do clinical rotations at Jackson Memorial Hospital, where the University of Miami has been the dominant supplier of physicians for decades.


The public hospital, the largest in South Florida, will welcome doctors and fourth-year students from FIU's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine to assume care of patients in place of primary care physicians.


Carlos A. Migoya is President and CEO of Jackson Health System 


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Source:  SFBJ