INDICTMENTS AND BREACHES OF ETHICS ARE ENDEMIC AT BROWARD HEALTH

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In the sometimes bizarro world of Broward Health, breaches of ethics and a Civil War is brewing just below the surface.  One side is Lynn Barrett, Broward Health’s Corporate Counsel. Remarkably it appears the other side is CEO, Bev Capasso, recently emboldened by her loosely negotiated employment contract.  Broward Health’s Board of Commissioners seems to split among the two camps.  Then …

Grand jury witness fired by Broward Health sues claiming whistleblower retaliation

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By Dan Christensen, FloridaBulldog.org  “A former Broward Health executive secretary has filed a whistleblower suit against the hospital district, alleging she was fired after testifying before the grand jury that indicted her boss, President/Chief Executive Officer Beverly Capasso.” … “Gov. Scott and Broward Health” “Scott has a long and tangled relationship with Broward Health. In addition to having the exclusive …

Broward Health March 2018 Board Meetings

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Before I begin my comments about last week’s Broward Health’s meetings, I want to explain how I excerpt the  Meeting Agenda Packets.  While I am recording the meeting, I make every attempt to get copies of any and all the documents the Board or Committee is reviewing and on which they base their decisions.  I then scan all these documents …

Broward Health Saw Massive Changes in 2016-2017: HHS Report

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I attended several committee meetings and the Broward Health Board meeting on November 29th.  At that meeting, the Board approved and certified with their signature a massive 836-page annual report required by the 70 million dollar settlement with the federal government.  Tthe scope of this Second Annual Report is the period from August 31, 2016, through August 30, 2017. I …

Broward Health Indictments – Booyah!

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Originally posted on my Broward Health Blog on December 18th, 2017. On December 12th, the Broward County Grand Jury indicted Broward Health Board Chairman Rocky Rodriguez, Commissioner Christopher Ure, former Commissioner Linda Robison, General Counsel Lynn Barrett and Broward Health Interim CEO/President and former Commissioner Beverly Capasso for violating Florida’s Sunshine Laws as well as conspiracy to violate Florida’s Sunshine Laws. …

Barrett Continues to Purge Top Broward Health Employees

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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, was forced out.  Although I do not, as yet have copies of their severance agreements – I suspect that they were consistent …

Broward Health – lipstick on a pig

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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 …

Be afraid, be very afraid!

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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 …

Messy Divorce of Rick Scott and David DiPietro

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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 …