Posts Tagged ‘Christopher Ure’

Grand jury witness fired by Broward Health sues claiming whistleblower retaliation

Monday, June 18th, 2018

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.
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Taxpayers’ tab for Broward Health’s lawyers (not counting defense of indicted leaders)

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
Broward Health expects to pay outside law firms nearly $1 million more this year than in 2017, with its annual legal expenses now budgeted at more than $6.1 million. Those expenses don’t include any additional legal costs to indemnify at taxpayer expense five current and former Broward Health officials under indictment since December.
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Broward Health goes dark; Gov. Scott clams up

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
Things are getting stranger at Broward Health. On Friday, the taxpayer subsidized public hospital system began refusing to provide requested public information. On Monday, the governor’s office declined to explain why Rick Scott hasn’t suspended indicted district leaders.
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Broward Health looks to give fat bonuses to leadership, including two under indictment

Monday, March 26th, 2018

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
With its top leadership under indictment and its top doctors openly warning that mismanagement is affecting healthcare, Broward Health is poised to award $7.2 million in bonuses to its highest executives and managers.
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As Broward Health bleeds, doctors warn mismanagement is affecting health care

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
Broward Health’s top doctors have warned the district’s leadership that the medical staff’s ability to function “is being compromised to the detriment of Broward Health as a viable health care system.”
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Grand jury ‘could indict them all’ soon for Sunshine law violations at Broward Health

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
A state grand jury investigation of alleged Sunshine Law violations at taxpayer-supported Broward Health appears to be wrapping up, and sources familiar with what’s happening say one or more indictments are likely.
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Broward Health: Lawyers, lawyers everywhere and taxpayers to foot the bill

Monday, November 13th, 2017

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
Lawyers for fired Broward Health chief executive Pauline Grant filed a pair of public records requests on the district in May that they believed might shed light on her sudden dismissal last December. Six months later, Broward Health hasn’t produced a single requested document in response.

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Broward grand jury hears first witnesses in criminal probe of Broward Health

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

By Dan Christensen and Buddy Nevins
FloridaBulldog.org
A Broward grand jury has begun hearing about alleged criminal conduct at long-troubled Broward Health, the taxpayer-supported public medical system for the northern two-thirds of the county.
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