Healthcare

Matthew I. Pinzur

Chair

Matthew I. Pinzur
Vice President, Strategic Communication
Jackson Health System

Cliff Bauer

Vice Chair

Cliff Bauer
Vice President, Government Relations
Miami Jewish Health Systems

Staff Contact

Goals

Be a resource to members on the top issues facing our community, including: access to healthcare, wellness, caregiving, post-acute/long term care, senior health issues and the impact/cost of mental health and substance abuse:

  • Feature presentations at quarterly committee meetings to bolster attendance and added value of membership. Possible topics include:
    • Summary of 2016 Florida Legislature; telehealth
    • Developing a resource guide for businesses seeking to assist their employees in finding selective healthcare items and services
    • Meeting with the GMCVB in order to explore ways to encourage medical-related conferences to look to Miami-Dade as a venue
  • Organize three educational seminars that address timely industry topics devoted to critical healthcare issues and their impact on South Florida businesses. Possible topics include:
    • ACA Update; collaboration with Human Resources Committee
    • Dealing with mental health and related issues that have an impact in the workplace; removing the stigma of seeking assistance and encouraging employers to provide appropriate assistance; collaboration with Human Resources Committee.
    • Access to healthcare services; knowing where to find services and transportation; collaboration with Transportation Committee.

Work with the Chamber’s Legislative Affairs Liaison and Governmental Affairs Committee to advocate for the issues important to the healthcare industry:

  • Engage committee representatives to participate in the Tallahassee and Washington, D.C. Fly-ins

Showcase the extraordinary efforts of our community’s individuals, institutions and programs that have made an impact beyond the scope of their jobs in the South Florida Healthcare community through the Health Care Heroes® Awards program:

  • Convene task force to plan 20th anniversary celebration

Legislative Task Force

Co-chair: Lani Ferro, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Co-chair: Matthew I. Pinzur, Jackson Health System
Co-chair: Stacy Kilroy, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Health Care Heroes® Awards Task Force

Co-chair: Charles Felix, South Florida Hospital News & Healthcare Report
Co-chair: Gustavo Leon Jr., AvMed

Additional Committee Programming

Top Investors

Baptist Health South Florida
Bank of America
CareerSource South Florida
Carnival Corporation & PLC
Florida International University
Florida Power & Light
UHealth
Wells Fargo