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HP-Anesco Anesthesiologist Receives Top Physician Award
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Elfriede Lynch-Willson, 954-566-7590
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, March 15, 2013: Healthcare Performance Anesco (HP-Anesco), congratulates Dr. Douglas Ford for being named Top Physician by Broward Health and South Florida Hospital News, March 2013 issue.
Dr. Ford has been an anesthesiologist with HP-Anesco since the company’s inception in 1999 and worked at Broward Health North Broward Medical Center since 1990. He was appointed chief of staff in May 2011. In that role, he chairs the Medical Council committee and works closely with administration and the medical staff to maximize hospital services and systems that maintain quality and patient safety. Dr. Ford also served as Vice Chief of Staff Broward Health North from 2009-2011 and Chief of Surgery from 2006-2008. In addition, he was voted most valuable physician (MVP) in 2007.
Dr. Ford earned his undergraduate degree at Boston College and received his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. He completed his residency at Tufts Medical Center hospitals.
About Healthcare Performance Anesco
Healthcare Performance Anesco (HP-Anesco) is the exclusive provider of anesthesia and pain management services to Broward Health, one of the 10 largest public health systems in the nation. With 42 MD anesthesiologists, 52 CRNAs, and 23 SRNAs covering 52 surgical sites, including cardiac, trauma, OB/GYN and pediatrics, HP-Anesco currently services more than 55,000 operating room procedures annually. HP-Anesco is a division of Healthcare Performance Companies. For more information, visit HP-Anesco’s website at http://www.drivinghp.com/anesthesia.