Florida Medical Space
 Game Changers  
    Volume V, Issue 3 | January 22, 2016  
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus & FloridaHealthIndustry.com

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Jaime Caldwell Takes the Helm as Interim President of the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association

Following Linda Quick's retirement on December 31, 2015, the Dania Beach based South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association Board of Directors named Jaime Caldwell the Interim President.

Mr. Caldwell served as the Association's Vice President for the past seven years. He has 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry including: health care regulation through the Florida Department of Health, management of a multi-state emergency medical transportation company, and health care policy analysis with the Association.

"For the past 28 years, the healthcare of our community has benefited from the management stability at the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association. We are blessed to have Jaime Caldwell's expertise and experience in continuing this tradition in his new role as Interim President for the Association. The Board of Directors of the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association is looking forward to working with Jaime as we continue to address the healthcare challenges at the local and state level," said Lincoln Mendez, CEO,
South Miami Hospital and Chair of the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association.


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CTCA Execs Earn Accolades 

Two Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) executives have been recognized on the
Becker's Hospital Review annual list of hospital and health system " Women Leaders to Know."
Nancy G. Hesse and
Jacklynn Lesniak were selected for their management skills and career accomplishments. Some are noted below:

Nancy G. Hesse

Advocates for nurses throughout the organization as the first nursing executive to sit on the national CTCA board

As a strong proponent for clinical research, she's facilitated nursing involvement in presenting abstracts on exceptional outcomes and quality improvement at major national conferences

Jacklynn Lesniak

Midwestern achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) under her leadership

Midwestern was also recognized as a 2015 Top Hospital by The Leapfrog Group under her leadership

CTCA has corporate headquarters in Boca Raton, FL. 

Accountable Care Options Partners with FAU's Advanced Nurse Practitioner Program to Provide Hands-On Experience for its NP Students
Boynton Beach based Accountable Care Options, LLC has partnered with Florida Atlantic University's (FAU) Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing to enhance the learning experience for Nurse Practitioner (NP) students who are pursuing master's and doctorate degrees. The students have an opportunity to obtain firsthand experience working alongside primary care physicians within the Accountable Care Options network.
Accountable Care Options is a primary care-exclusive network of physicians dedicated to lowering Medicare costs by focusing on wellness and prevention, as well as doing a better job of managing individuals with chronic conditions. The approach of Accountable Care Options is consistent with FAU's College of Nursing's caring-based philosophy.
NP students are matched with primary care practices based on physician requests. The FAU faculty members work to find the best fit between the students and providers. The students have the opportunity to gain significant experience and add value to the physicians.