Broward Health – Vote for anyone but Rick Scott

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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 www.BrwdHealth.com and DanLewisReport.com. My …

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 …

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 …

May 2018 Broward Health Marathon Board Meetings

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5/30/18 Broward Health Marathon Board Meetings A lot is going on at Broward Health.  Some of it is good.  Some of it, not so much.  Probably the biggest news for a public oversight perspective is the Governor’s latest appointment of Ray Berry.  While the Governor still needs to appoint two more commissioners to the Board, based on the performance of …

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 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 …