01/07/16 – By Daniel Chang
More than four months into their search for a new chief executive to lead South Broward’s $1.8 billion-a-year public hospital network, the board of commissioners that governs Memorial Healthcare System reviewed a list of 10 candidates on Thursday — and this time, they got to see the names of every prospect.
The search to replace CEO Frank Sacco, who announced last summer that he will retire in February after 28 years in the top job at one of the largest public hospital systems in Florida, has divided the seven members of the South Broward Hospital District that oversees MHS.
They have disagreed on the process for recruiting a successor to Sacco, including whether the chief executive should craft a transition plan or not, and they have openly bickered over potential conflicts of interest, meeting minutes, and whether they should meet privately or in public to interview candidates. [Read More]