Friday, April 25, 2014
Broward Health Medical Center Names New Chief Financial Officer
Broward Health Medical Center CFO
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – Broward Health Medical Center has named Alex Fernandez as the hospital's new chief financial officer. He will be responsible for overseeing the hospital’s strategic financial operations, financial planning and cash flow monitoring.
Fernandez brings more than 12 years of healthcare experience to Broward Health, combining leadership roles in finance and operations with a background in accounting. Most recently, he served as chief operating officer for Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, where he worked in guiding their ancillary and support departments. Previously, he served as chief financial officer for North Shore Medical Center in Miami and held positions in the finance departments at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach.
“We are excited to welcome Alex as the part of our administrative team and the new CFO of Broward Health Medical Center,” said Calvin Glidewell, CEO of BHMC. “His experience leading revenue cycle, utilization management and financial management initiatives will be a valuable asset to BHMC as we move our organization forward and continue to enhance patient care and build a stronger community.”
Fernandez is a certified public accountant and a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He was recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s “2012 Up & Comers” and was included in the Becker’s Hospital Review list of “25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40” in 2011 and 2012.
He has bachelor’s degrees in finance and multinational business from Florida State University and another in accounting from Florida Atlantic University, where he also obtained a master’s degree in business administration.
Broward Health, providing service for more than 75 years, is a nationally recognized system in South Florida that offers world-class healthcare to all. Broward Health includes Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group, Broward Health International, Broward Health Urgent Care and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org.