Friday, March 21, 2014

Medical Students in Action Prepare for Spring Trip

Medical Students in Action (MSA), a 501 (c) (3) non-profit charitable organization travels bi-yearly to the rural villages of the Dominican Republic, providing medical and dental care as well as public health education to the under served. The medical team is led by Steven E. Chavoustie, MD, FACOG, MSA of Miami and Donato Arguelles, MD, FACC of Coral Gables. The current mission departs for the DR on March 29th.

All medical/dental personnel volunteer their expertise and time. In their 10th year of operation, the medical and dental teams are comprised of volunteer doctors, medical students and Carrollton Sacred Heart students. The organization relies solely on charitable donations for their medical mission. All donations go to providing medicines and supplies to the people served.

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Friday, March 7, 2014

Boynton Beach-based ACO Concludes Contract Year; Results Announced

Last month, Accountable Care Options, a Boynton Beach-based ACO led by Rich Lucibella, announced the results from their first contract year.  You can view the story with press release link in the February 14th issue of Game Changers.  Both financial and quality outcomes were impressive.  I had a chance to catch up with Rich recently to gain some insights into how these goals were reached.