West Kendall Baptist Hospital has named Aida Shafer as chairman of its board of directors. Before this promotion, she was vice chair. Shafer is the owner of Viciana & Shafer, P.A., a certified public accounting firm in Coral Gables. She also serves on the Baptist Health South Florida board of trustees.
Riviera Health Resort has named Julio Tamayo as director of clinical management and outcomes. He has 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Before joining Riviera Health Resort, he worked in several roles at West Gables Rehabilitation Hospital, including director of quality management and director of case management/utilization review department.
Miami Jewish Health Systems has named Louis Wolfson III as chair to the Foundation Board of Directors. He is also currently chairman of the Pinnacle Housing Group. Before becoming partner, owner and chairman at the Pinnacle Housing Group, he founded The Video Jukebox.
Humana names Dr. Jacqueline Simmons as medical officer for Medicaid, Long-Term Care for South Florida
Humana has named Dr. Jacqueline Simmons as the medical officer for Medicaid and Long-Term Care for South Florida. She joined Humana in January and has extensive experience with Medicaid. Simmons has also served as vice president and chief medical officer of Passport Health Plan in Kentucky from 1999 to 2010.
Dr. G’s Franchising Companies has named Charlotte Russell as chief executive officer. She has served as chief operations officer since the company’s inception in 2010. Russell has also led Quiznos Canada from 2001 to 2005 and has also worked with DentalFixRx, LLC, and Froots Franchising Companies, Inc.