On Thursday, November 17, the Chamber is convening a high level meeting to discuss healthcare issues for our country and region. I want you to attend and here is why.
Never before is the state of healthcare more important to our businesses and employees. That is why we created Sunshine Health's Perspectives on Florida's Healthcare and Excellence in Healthcare Awards Luncheon beginning this Thursday at 7:30 AM, Marriott Harbor Beach.
This year's program has something for everyone: morning keynote by U.S. Attorney South District Wilfredo R. Ferrer, followed by in-depth breakouts on Overcoming Mental Illness Stigma in the Workplace, Opportunities and Challenges for Quality Health Care Improvement Through the Managed Care System, Compositive Care for the Chronically Ill, and The Changing Health Care Delivery System.
Participating speakers include: Steven M. Altschuler, MD, Senior Vice President of Health Affairs, University of Miami, CEO, UHealth--University of Miami Health System; Osmel "Ozzie" Delgado, MBA, PharmD, FASHP, COO, Cleveland Clinic Florida; Aurelio M. Fernandez, III, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Healthcare System; George W. Foyo, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Baptist Health South Florida; Patrick Taylor, MD, MBA, President & CEO, Holy Cross Hospital, and Frank Vittimberga, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Florida Medical Center.
Other presenters are: Debra Smyers, SVP, Medical Management, Sunshine Health; John Benz, President & CEO, Community Care Plan; Jason Altmire, SVP, Public Policy & Community, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida; Pamela Galan, RN, Chief Operating Officer, Henderson Behavioral Health; Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren, County Court Judge, 17th Judicial District; and Dr. Tammy Tucker, Psy.D., Associate Administrator, Memorial Regional Hospital.
We round it out with: Mike DeLucca, President & CEO, Broward Regional Health Planning Council; Lori Kessler, Director of Care Coordination Program, Broward Health; Martha Castellanos, South FL Benefits Group Team Leader, Brown and Brown; and Tom Uline, GBA, PAHM, Senior Vice President, Director of Sales and Marketing, Employers Health Network.
Our Excellence in Healthcare Awards Luncheon will feature nominees in the following categories: Meritorious Service, Nursing, Healthcare Program, Medical Innovation, Volunteer and Best Wellness Program. Register today by CLICKING HERE.
You'll even have time to visit our Marketplace where our partners will be exhibiting.
I look forward to seeing you and hearing from our great lineup on Thursday.