Sara Howley

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    After Health-Care Reform Is Signed, Will We Need Public Hospital Districts?

    FlickrHouse Majority Whip James Clyburn and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, after last night's passage of the health-care reform bill.​The U.S. health-care system has a tradition for cruelty toward the uninsured, and in Broward and Palm Beach counties, public hospital districts were created to deal with the ... More >>

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    February 23, 2010

    [UPDATED] Executive Exodus Continues at Broward Health

    browardhealth.orgDawn Javersack​Chief Financial Officer Dawn Javersack is the latest member of the Broward Health executive staff to tender her resignation, following last month's power shift on the hospital district's board. On Friday, Javersack gave a one-month notice. She will be joining Boca C ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010

    Defying Ethics Code, Broward Health Commissioner's Firm Does Big Business With Hospital District

    browardhealth.orgFernandez​The ultrasound manufacturing company where Mike Fernandez works as a general manager has been selling products to Broward Health during the same period that Fernandez has occupied a powerful position as a commissioner of that hospital district. Documents obtained by Juic ... More >>

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    January 11, 2010

    [UPDATED] Commissioner Targets Inflated Salaries, Cronyism at Health Care District

    A week after he disclosed his intention to fire the North Broward Hospital District CEO Frank Nask, Commissioner Robert Bernstein is now demanding to know how a Nask associate is being paid roughly twice what that position paid just four years ago.browardhealth.orgDeborah Breen​That associate is D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Source: Broward Health Commissioners to Skip Meeting in Maneuver to Save CEO

    browardhealth.orgFernandez​Citing "unnamed sources" in the North Broward Hospital District, Commissioner Robert Bernstein has told Juice that two of his colleagues -- Commissioners Joseph Cobo and Mike Fernandez -- will not attend the district's January 27 meeting and that their likely motive is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Broward Health CEO Frank Nask's Job in Jeopardy

    browardhealth.orgNask​Commissioner Robert Bernstein has asked that the North Broward Hospital District's board consider removing the public hospital's CEO, Frank Nask, after a year when the district was hit by a barrage of scandals.The item will be placed on the board's January 27 agenda. District ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009

    Ethics Allegations Surface for Two More Broward Hospital Commissioners

    browardhealth.orgRebecca Stoll​Shortly before Laura Seidman was pressured to resign as general counsel of Broward County's public hospital district last year, she expressed concerns that three of the district's commissioners were "using their public offices and powers improperly and for their own ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Conflicts Loom Large for Current Hospital District Attorney

    Sam Goren, the acting general counsel for the $1 billion North Broward Hospital District, took that job despite having conflicts of interest, according to statements Goren himself made to a district investigator months before Goren assumed his new position.browardhealth.orgCoboThe investigator, Miam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Were Hospital Attorneys Fired for Sake of Cover-Up?

    browardhealth.orgMarc GoldstoneFor the past month, the North Broward Hospital District has been wrestling with two seemingly unrelated scandals: the corruption investigation of Commissioner Joseph Cobo and the sudden firing of the district's general counsel, Marc Goldstone, and his lieutenant, Joe T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Broward Health Chair Speaks on Cobo Case

    browardhealth.orgBroward Health Chairman Mike FernandezAfter allegedly mingling public responsibilities with private consulting work, Broward Health Commissioner Joseph Cobo faces an uncertain future. A week after those charges came to light, Board Chairman Mike Fernandez is seeking to protect the p ... More >>

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Blood Work

    If you´re a medically uninsured North Broward resident, stay healthy -- or else

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    August 26, 2004

    The Big Lie

    Is the North Broward Hospital District playing a shell game with tax dollars?

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    July 29, 2004

    Hospital Giveaway

    A secret plan to shovel millions to a private school.

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    July 22, 2004

    Message Control

    Hollywood deceives the public. NBHD tries to stamp out the truth.

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    June 24, 2004

    Letters June 24-30, 2004

    A Journalistic Paragon of a Columnist

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    June 10, 2004

    Half Baked

    Or, how a state law turned an evening of carousing into days of hell

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    May 6, 2004
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    April 29, 2004

    The Hypocritic Oath

    Weston only the start of hospital district chicanery

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    March 4, 2004

    All the Governor's Men

    A sweetheart hospital district deal could land Jeb Bush in front of a grand jury

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    February 19, 2004

    Letters for 02.19.2004

    Sick, Sick, Sick

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    February 12, 2004

    Hospital Index

    Want to play free golf and stay at the finest hotels in the country?

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    November 27, 2003

    MOB Rules

    A fishy hired gun of an economist endorses the hospital district's $100 million taxpayer rip-off

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    November 6, 2003

    Bad Operation

    Prominent parasites bleed the taxpayers in the name of medicine