Friday, August 13, 2010
Jasmin Shirley Appointed to Broward Regional Health Planning Council by Broward County Commission
The Broward County Commission has appointed Jasmin Shirley, vice president of Community Health Services for Broward Health, to the Broward Regional Health Planning Council (BRHPC). Her term on the Council runs from June 15, 2010 to June 15, 2012.
“I am very honored to be appointed for a second time by the Broward County Commission to the Broward Regional Health Planning Council,” said Shirley. “The new healthcare reform will present us with some enormous challenges in the coming years and I look forward to working with fellow council members."
Since 1983, Shirley has been actively involved with the BRHPC and has served on several of their committees. Her first appointment to the BRHPC by the Broward County Commission was in 2004 where she served a two year term. Shirley is a renowned international advocate on HIV/AIDS education and treatment, has more than 25 years experience in healthcare administration and has held numerous leadership positions with health-related committees. At Broward Health, she oversees the day-to-day operations of primary care centers, school-based health centers, a home health and hospice agency, an infusion company, urgent care centers, physician practices, and related operations.
The BRHPC’s mission is committed to delivering health and human service innovations at the national, state and local level through planning, development, implementation, evaluation and organizational capacity building. BRHPC is instrumental in making an impact in their community through health planning, health policy development and advocacy. The Broward County Health Plan is an exemplary example of how they put community health planning into action. The Council oversees many programs including , Broward Healthy Families’ Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect Program, Forensic Re-entry and Competency Restoration, Housing of People with AIDS, HIV Health Services Planning, Centralized Intake and Eligibility Determination and HPRP. On a statewide basis, BRHPC has demonstrated leadership in the development of the Florida Health Data Warehouse.
Broward Health, providing service for more than 50 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. One of the 10 largest public health systems in the nation, Broward Health includes Broward General Medical Center, North Broward Medical Center, Imperial Point Medical Center, Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston and more than 30 facilities of the Community Health Services and Broward Health Physician Group. For more information visit, www.browardhealth.org.
Jasmin Shirley, vice president of Community Health Services for Broward Health