Game Changers  
    Volume VII, Issue 18 | May 4, 2018    
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
Current Events
SFHEF presents

Improving the Bottom Line by Optimizing Patient Throughput

Thurs., May 17 | 5:30-8 pm

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The Palm Beach County Medical Society Services presents

Docs Got Talent

June 1 | 6-9 pm
Atlantis Country Club

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SFHHA presents

12th Annual Healthcare Summit
June 13 & 14

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DCMA presents

Presidential Installation

June 23 | 7 pm

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital <based in Miami> will be one of a handful in the country to offer a fast turn-around on genome sequencing that can be a key to saving infants with rare and hard-to-diagnose genetic disorders.  
 Source: The Miami Herald




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Do You Know a Healthcare Game Changer?
Chris Acevedo Rejoins Namesake Firm
Acevedo Consulting Inc. (ACI) recently announced < 4.29.18> the appointment of Christopher Acevedo as its new COO. Mr. Acevedo is a healthcare industry veteran with over 15 years of expertise in combining the unique perspective of avoiding physician risk and liability with opportunities for optimizing reimbursement. He has returned to Delray Beach based ACI after serving for 6 years as VP of Physician Operations for the nation's largest privately held hospice as well as the COO of the largest multi-state provider of palliative care services in the United States. In his new COO role, he is responsible for day-to-day operations and the strategic growth of the firm's palliative care client base. Christopher previously served as a Senior Consultant and HIPAA Specialist with Acevedo Consulting Incorporated for 10 years.

"We are excited to have Chris rejoin us," says Jean Acevedo, the firm's President and founder. "His track record of leading and creating value for palliative care partnerships with hospitals and health systems along with his in-depth knowledge of the Acevedo firm make him, not only an ideal fit for this new position, but the right person to cement our leadership role in the industry."
Asset Protection for Seniors: Luncheon Roundtable Set for June 19 in Hollywood   
The Tri County Senior Resource Referral Network and FHIcommunications
have just announced a
Healthcare Roundtable
event, entitled Asset Protection for Seniors , will take place June 19 at
Fred Hunter's in Hollywood. The luncheon program will feature an expert panel and moderator-led discussion.

"This is an invaluable opportunity for all professionals involved in the delivery of care to the elderly and disabled to learn cutting edge asset protection strategies," states Marjie Aloni , Co-Producer of the event. Marjie's partner in the event, Jeff Herschler of FHIcommunications, adds "Our senior citizens are vulnerable and care givers are essential to protect their health and wealth."  
Palm Beach County Hospital Briefs
St. Mary's Medical Center and the Palm Beach Children's Hospital Appoint New COO

St. Mary's Medical Center
and the Palm Beach Children's Hospital welcome David O'Brien, MSN, MHA, RN as their new COO. He brings fifteen years of experience working in healthcare, with more than a decade in a leadership position.

West Boca Medical Center Appoints New Director of Emergency Services

West Boca Medical Center
has promoted Tracey Brown, RN as its new Director of Emergency Services. In her new role, Brown will be responsible for managing the clinical nursing staff and administrative planning for emergency services.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital Physicians Recognized as Top Doctors

For the sixth year in a row, Boca Raton Regional Hospital has had the most primary-affiliated physicians of any hospital in Palm Beach County and surpassed all other institutions combined, recognized as "Top Doctors" by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The research firm specializes in providing consumers with information about the nation's best doctors and hospitals.