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Tuesday May. 09, 2017
NBHD Board Votes to Appoint Beverly Capasso New Interim President and CEO

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. -- The North Broward Hospital District (NBHD) Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to appoint Beverly Capasso as the new interim president and CEO of Broward Health.

 NBHD Chairman Rocky Rodriguez said, “We are pleased to appoint Beverly Capasso as Broward Health’s new interim president and CEO. She has extensive and valuable experience as an executive in the healthcare industry, as well as a deep understanding of public healthcare systems. She will be a true asset as we continue our search for a permanent CEO. Securing a permanent leader is one of the most important decisions our hospital system will make to ensure our healthcare professionals continue to deliver the top level care and superior service we are known for.”

Capasso was appointed after Broward Health’s current Interim President and CEO, Kevin Fusco announced his retirement after serving the public healthcare system and his community for 32 years.

Prior to her appointment, Capasso, of Parkland, served as a member of the North Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners. A seasoned healthcare professional, Capasso previously served as senior vice president and chief executive officer at Jackson Memorial Hospital, as well as chief administrative officer at Cleveland Clinic Florida. She has also held several other executive roles within the healthcare industry.

She received a nursing degree from Saint Vincent’s College of Nursing, a bachelor’s and master’s degree in healthcare administration from Kennedy Western University, and a bachelor of science in nursing from Sacred Heart University. 

Broward Health has served the community’s needs for more than 75 years and remains focused on providing world-class quality care to all. With more than 50 facilities, nearly 2,000 doctors and 8,000 nurses and healthcare professionals, Broward Health is focused on positive patient outcomes and providing excellent care to all. Facilities include a Level 1 trauma center, an award-winning stroke center and one of the nation’s top liver transplant programs.

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