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Friday Nov. 18, 2022
Broward Health North Names New CEO, Announces Key Leadership Appointments

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA -- Broward Health is proud to announce that Matthew Garner was named chief executive officer of Broward Health North after serving as the hospital's interim CEO.

"Matthew is an innovative healthcare executive with extensive knowledge of the South Florida healthcare marketspace,” said Shane Strum, President & CEO of Broward Health. “Under his leadership and with the expertise of the incredible team he has built, I am confident that Broward Health North will experience tremendous growth and expand access to advanced care for our patients.”

Garner’s prior executive experience includes serving as president and CEO of North Shore Medical Center in Miami and chief operating officer at Florida Medical Center in Lauderdale Lakes. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration from the University of Central Florida, a Master of Health Administration from the University of Florida and is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Others joining the hospital’s leadership team include:  

Jerry Capote, M.D., will serve as chief medical officer after previously serving in that capacity at Broward Health Imperial Point. Before joining Broward Health, Dr. Capote served as the medical director of critical care at Hialeah Hospital and as chairman of the pulmonary division at Select Specialty Hospital. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of South Florida, and a three-year fellowship in pulmonary/critical care medicine at the University of Miami Health System and Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.

Carl McDonald rejoins Broward Health as chief human resources officer for Broward Health North. Most recently the interim executive director of human resources at Cleveland Clinic Florida, McDonald previously worked at Broward Health in various HR roles. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts from Defiance College and a Master of Science in Human Resources Management from Nova Southeastern University.

Another Broward Health alum, Eileen Manniste is rejoining the system as chief nursing officer at Broward Health North. Manniste was most recently chief nursing officer at HCA Florida University Hospital. Before that, she spent nearly 25 years serving in various nursing roles at Broward Health. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing from Nova Southeastern University.

Broward Health North is a 409-bed hospital offering a full continuum of care, including an adult-level II trauma center, a comprehensive stroke center, a neurological institute and more.  

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