Game Changers  
    Volume VI, Issue 44 | Nov. 3, 2017   
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
Current Events
PBCMS presents
Protecting your Practice from  
Cyber Criminals, Hackers & Breaches
Wed., Nov. 8 | 11:30 am - 1 pm
Trustbridge presents 
Palliative Care Roundtable
Tues., Nov. 14 | 7:30-9:30 am
Five Star Premier Residences    Hollywood
SFMGMA presents
The Next Generation Medical Practice 
Fri., Nov. 17 | 8 am - 6 pm 
Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel
Register/Learn More 
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Week in Review,
Specialty Focus,
Updates in Pediatrics,  
FHIweekly & Game Changers
Creator of: 
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Healthcare Headlines 


Last  Word


Medicare Dispatch


Do You Know a Healthcare Game Changer?
Jupiter Medical Center Announces New CEO 
Jupiter Medical Center is pleased to announce Donald McKenna will become the organization's new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective January 2018. McKenna currently serves as the President and CEO of St. Mary's Health Care System in Athens, Georgia - a fully integrated, not-for-profit health care system that includes three hospitals serving 13 counties in northeast Georgia.
"On behalf of the Trustees of Jupiter Medical Center, we are proud of this outstanding appointment and confident that we have selected a chief executive who shares our dedication and commitment to ensuring that Jupiter Medical Center remains the leading provider of world-class health care in our region," said Robert J. Stilley, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Jupiter Medical Center. "Don is an exemplary leader and the committee was particularly impressed with his success in establishing the first academic residency program in northeast Georgia as well as his demonstrated commitment to increasing both access and quality of care.
Vitale Whistle Blower Defense
Broward Briefs 
Trustbridge presents Palliative Care Roundtable
A live panel discussion featuring some of South Florida's leading hospice and elder care experts, this will be the third annual event. The program is scheduled for Tues., Nov. 14, 2017, 7:30-9:30 am at Five Star Premier Residences in Hollywood. Learn More 
Two Doctors Specializing in Hematology/Oncology and Urology Join Holy Cross Medical Group
Doctors Delia Constanza Guaqueta and Kirin Syed have joined Holy Cross Medical Group, a Fort Lauderdale-based, multi-specialty physician employed group of more than 140 physicians providing services throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties.
MIPS Workshop: Avoid a Medicare Negative Adjustment of 4%
Practice Consultant Linda Scialo, MBA, CBCS, CFE leads an expert faculty committed to providing awareness of the Medicare Quality Payment Program and to rescue the physician's revenue from negative adjustments. The program is scheduled for Sat, November 18, 2017, 8-11:00 am at the Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida in Lauderhill. Learn More 
Let's Connect 
Based in Dania Beach, the South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum (SFHEF) serves healthcare professionals in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties plus the Treasure Coast. The SFHEF is the local chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and currently boasts over 650 members.
SFHEF Member Spotlight
Santiago Leon, JD, based in Coral Gables, is Senior Consultant/Florida Practice Leader with BenRx Employee Benefits Consultants. In addition to consultation on self-funded health plans, he advises employers on conventional group insurance, professional employer organizations (PEO's) and health promotion programs. He also practiced law for ten years and worked in a number of public and non-profit social service and economic development agencies.
In addition to his professional work, he has taken an active role in numerous community activities. He currently serves as a member of the Dr. Antonio Jorge Social and Economic Development Council (SEDC), an advisory committee to the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners. He served as chair of the Board of County Commissioners Healthcare Task Force, and was the founding chair of the Worksite Wellness Committee.
He is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School