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For Immediate Release:
July 19, 2011
Media Contact:
Marta Martinez-Aleman

305-636-2331

Vice Chairwoman Edmonson to hold public meeting on Jackson Hospital Governance Task Force recommendations


Vice Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson is inviting District 3 residents to voice their opinions on recommendations made by the Hospital Governance Task Force to manage the County's major public hospital, Jackson Health System. 

The Hospital Governance Task Force was created by the Board of County Commissioners to study and present recommendations on the governance structure of Jackson.  A series of public meetings will be held throughout Miami-Dade County in which residents can learn more about the recommendations and state their opinions on the future management of Jackson Memorial Hospital. The current recommendations made by the Task Force touch on a number of topics, including the structure of Jackson's Board of Directors, ethics standards, legal structure and governance, and responsibilities to be held by both the Miami-Dade County Commission and the Jackson Health System Governing Board.

Residents are free to attend Vice Chairwoman Edmonson's event on the following date and location:

Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Joseph Caleb Center
5400 NW 22nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33142

A copy of the recommendations can be viewed online at http://www.miamidade.gov/auditor/library/11-07-14_Outline_of_HGT_Recommendations.pdf. For more information, please contact Vice Chairwoman Edmonson's office at 305-636-2331.