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 …

Broward Health gives Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) to Executives

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The PTO payouts were more than five million dollars ($5,000,000) Last March, Broward Health’s CEO Beverly Capasso and her executive team unilaterally decided to pay off all accrued employee time for tier 1 and tier 2 employees (about 300 managers), eliminate PTO accruals, and institute a policy of unlimited paid time off (as approved by their managers).  The payouts were …

Broward Health Marathon 12 Hour Meeting – Many New Revelations.

In Broward Health, Corporate Management, OIG, Original Content by Dan Lewis2 Comments

July 26, 2018 – At Broward Health-  12 Hours of meeting videos. The twelve hour day of non-stop Broward Health Board meetings began with a 9:00 am Finance Committee meeting and ended after 8:30 pm with the Jun/July 2018 combined “Regular” Board Meeting.  In between, there was an explosive special workshop on CEO Beverly Capasso’s 50% incentive program (for her …

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 …

Broward Health March 2018 Board Meetings

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

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 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 …

I’m Back

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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 …