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Is Someone You Know a Suicide Risk?

In Population Health by Melissa HowardLeave a Comment

How to Identify If Someone Is at Risk of Suicide Suicide affects everyone. It is not restricted to a specific demographic, race, gender, or age group. The pain and suffering it causes within communities are universal. It can be a difficult topic to discuss, but treating it as a taboo subject increases the stigma around it, and can prevent those …

Broward Health Criminal Sunshine Case: What leaders did wrong!

In Broward Health, Corporate Management, Original Content by Dan LewisLeave a Comment

A few days ago, I attended and videoed a 43-minute status hearing on the alleged sunshine law violations of Broward Health former commissioners Rodriguez, Capasso, Robinson, and current commissioner Ure as well a former Broward Health corporate counsel Barrett before the honorable Judge Pole in Broward County Court.  This multiple sunshine cases and its companion case relating to the alleged …

Slack tide comes to Broward Health

In Broward Health, Corporate Management, Original Content by Dan LewisLeave a Comment

Broward Health will start 2019 with a political and practical slack tide, a short period that is completely unstressed.  This period occurs before the newly elected state and local political, and governmental forces are settled with their organizational transitions.   I followed Broward Health’s activities generally since 1996 and intently since 2011.  Never during that time have I seen a time …

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Ding, dong. Broward Health’s Wicked Witch is Dead

In Broward Health, Corporate Management, OIG, Original Content by Dan Lewis1 Comment

Beginning just before the September 26 Board meeting, things began to change at Broward Health precipitated by the completely unfounded and unprecedented, personal attack against Commissioner Klein by corporate counsel Lynn Barrett. Change, primarily because Chairperson Klein had the temerity to exercise his oversight responsibilities and question Corporate Counsel Barrett.  Barrett, never particularly willing to issue a legal opinion herself, used …

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Broward Health Board Begins to Come Together

In Broward Health, Corporate Management, Original Content by Dan Lewis3 Comments

Wow, September 12th – another full day of meetings at Broward Health. My last article was over a month ago, and since that time there have been two all-day Broward Health Board and committee meeting(September 12th & 26th).  I recorded and posted to YouTube both days of meetings.  There were some remarkable moments in these recordings but even more remarkable …

Broward Health – Vote for anyone but Rick Scott

In Broward Health, Original Content by Dan Lewis1 Comment

How do you hold a Board, that is politically appointed by the Governor, accountable?  Embarrassment without a credible threat of removal goes just so far for Board members who too often care little for their reputations. Since 2012, I have attended most Broward Health Board meetings, and been writing articles published here and in my blogs and My …

Broward County Judicial Forum at ArtServe

In Original Content, Our Florida Courts, Politics by Dan Lewis1 Comment

August 13, 2018, the Council of Fort Lauderdale Civic Associations held a Judicial Forum moderated by Channel 7’s “HELP ME HOWARD” (and elected Public Defender) Finkelstein at ArtServe. Here are the videos by judicial race: 8/13/18 ArtServe – Introduction & Broward County Court Group 9 Candidates 8/13/18 ArtServe – Broward County Court Group 10 Candidates 8/13/18 ArtServe – Broward County Court …

Broward Legal

In Broward Health, Corporate Management, Original Content, Physician Contracts by Dan Lewis3 Comments

No longer Broward Health, now it Barrett’s Broward Legal While working on some other Broward Health articles, I awoke to find the following “Broward Legal”  ‘contact’ message to me from a former Broward Health physician.  I found the message so striking, on point and exactly right that I had to immediately make it into a post.  While the contact was …