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Tuesday Dec. 26, 2017
Broward Health Appoints New Chief Medical Officer

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Broward Health has named Andrew K. Ta, MD, MBA as its chief medical officer (CMO).

As CMO and a member of the senior leadership team, Dr. Ta will serve as a business and clinical strategist responsible for the overall direction and coordination of medical affairs system-wide.

“We are very pleased to have Dr. Ta join our executive team as he has the right combination of skills to serve as our chief medical officer,” said Beverly Capasso, interim president and CEO of Broward Health. “He has both the practical experience of an attending physician and the business acumen to lead Broward Health and its medical team into the future.”

A physician executive with more than 12 years of leadership experience, Dr. Ta has served as chief medical officer for Florida International University’s College of Medicine, associate chief medical officer at Jackson Medical Group and Physician Services, and as an attending physician at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center.

Most recently, Dr. Ta was with South Miami CritiCare Inc. as an attending physician for West Kendall Baptist Hospital’s Emergency Department, and served as a physician clinical reviewer for NIA Magellan Health overseeing utilization, productivity and quality review. 

Dr. Ta holds a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Dallas and a Doctorate in medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center. He later completed his emergency medicine residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Ta also earned an MBA in health care administration from the University of Miami, is a certified physician executive and fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.


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