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Barrett Continues to Purge Top Broward Health Employees

Barrett Continues to Purge Top Broward Health Employees

The week began with a public records lawsuit against Broward Health, then came news that the vacationing Senior Vice president Broward Health personal director Dionne Wong had resigned, then CEO of Broward Health’s flagship hospital – Broward Medical, Mark Sprada was forced out.  Although I do not, as yet have copies of their severance agreements – I suspect that they were consistent with the gag order agreement of ousted Doris Peek from a couple of weeks ago.  I have made…

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Broward Health – lipstick on a pig

Broward Health – lipstick on a pig

It’s Black and White On the one hand, Broward Health interim CEO Paulene Grant, was accused by a physician of indirectly benefiting from an alleged kickback scheme involving two physicians who are still working at Broward Health.  Allegedly, the accusing physician had been denied hospital rotation privileges due to peer review action (bad physician). Notably, apparently Lynn Barrett, Broward Health Corporate Council hired outside council as an interim compliance officer who made a determination that Pauline Grant did not, in…

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Be Careful when a Naked Person Offers Shirt

Be Careful when a Naked Person Offers Shirt

This Fourth  of July, I am reminded about my great-grandfather; Judge Lewis. One hundred sixty years ago, on November 30, 1856, Judge Albert W Lewis was born into a Quaker farming family in Clinton County, Ohio. The family moved to  Saline County, Illinois, during the Civil War, while Albert was still a boy. After a brief career as a school teacher, Albert found his true calling when he was admitted to the practice of law in 1882. His abilities carried him…

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I’m Back

I’m Back

I attended the June 28th 2017 -Broward Health Board meeting.  Last year we said ‘things can’t go on like this’ at Broward Health, and they didn’t, they got worse. After taking a months-long break from writing this blog, hoping in vain for things to naturally get better, Although I missed several recent Board meetings, I have not been entirely absent thanks to the many people (both employees and other attendees) who regularly provide me with the meeting materials and their contemporaneous observations….

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HONEYBEE MICRO APIARY PLATFORM (MAP)

HONEYBEE MICRO APIARY PLATFORM (MAP)

Broward Honeybee Micro apiary Platform (MAP) Overview Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2010, the population was 1,896,425, making it the second-most populous county in Florida and the 17th-most populous in the United States. Its county seat is Fort Lauderdale. Area: 1,323 mi Population: 1.839 million (2013) Unemployment rate: 4.8% (Apr 2015) Colleges (Including) : Broward College, Nova Southeastern University, Keiser University, McFatter Technical Center, Atlantic Technical Center, University for Florida Extension –…

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Fasten your seat belts Fort Lauderdale

Fasten your seat belts Fort Lauderdale

“Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be a bumpy ride” Bette Davis 2017 promises to be an active year for citizen involvement in Fort Lauderdale. Many Fort Lauderdale voters will recall that last year at this time, a group of city residents were collecting petitions asking for a moratorium pending an infrastructure and traffic analysis and plan.  Their petition requested the City Commission appoint “a committee of citizens to meet with and advise city staff on these important issues.”  Recently,…

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Windows 10, Broadcast your IP Camera Live Stream to YouTube

Windows 10, Broadcast your IP Camera Live Stream to YouTube

I wanted to live stream my personal honeybee hive to YouTube. Here it is: Step by step instructions. Requirements: IP camera with native RTSP and RTMP Although you may not need it, I wanted night IR, Pan and Zoom camera features.  After some false starts and testing a few cameras from Amazon, I settled on a Dericam PTZ IP Camera, Model S1 for $ 149.00. Download and install the VLC media player. My version is 2.2.4 Weatherwax.  This is available…

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Be afraid, be very afraid!

Be afraid, be very afraid!

A Recent Broward Health Board Meeting As seen in the City News, a group of 10 neighborhood newsletters that go to about 60,000 affluent homeowners in, and around, Ft. Lauderdale, Wilton Manors and Oakland Park each month. Author Dan Lewis’ articles are regularly published in the City News publications. Contact them at citynews@bellsouth.net or call (954) 564-1308. The Broward Health chairperson begins the board meeting in broken English with a call to order, followed by an unintelligible instruction to call…

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Anonymous Letter to the Broward Health Board.

Anonymous Letter to the Broward Health Board.

The following letter was received from an anonymous source and I thought that I would pass it along in it’s entirety as an article. I want to remind all the readers of this blog – that the mission here has always been and will continue to be an effort to make Broward Health the finest public hospital system in the country.  To that end, fast talking & slick dealing whether lawful or merely ethical breaches must be stopped and exposed….

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Messy Divorce of Rick Scott and David DiPietro

Messy Divorce of Rick Scott and David DiPietro

This week, a judge struck down Florida Governor Rick Scott’s suspension of David DiPietro & Darrell Wright and in an ironic twist – the Judge was right. (Scott Wrong to Boot Appointee for Malfeasance-Judge Rules – Miami Herald, Judge-To-Scott-Reinstate-Suspended-Broward-Health-Chairman – Local 10, Di-Pietro-Reinstated – Sun Sentinel)  While any reader of the blog this past year would find ample grounds to not only suspend but even remove Mr. David DiPietro and Mr. Darrell Wright for improper conduct as board members, the…

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