Healthcare Performance CEO Named Power Leader in Healthcare 

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Dr. Richard Meli


Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, June 10, 2011 – Dr. Richard Meli, Healthcare Performance Companies’ Chief Executive Officer, was named as a Power Leader in Healthcare by South Florida Business Journal, June 3rd edition. This newspaper publishes a Power Leaders section for other industries, but this is the first year publishing one for the Healthcare Industry, one of the largest employers in South Florida. 

Dr. Meli is a board certified anesthesiologist, co-founder & CEO of Healthcare Performance Companies and a prominent entrepreneur. In 1998, he co-founded Anesco North Broward (ANB), a highly respected physician owned anesthesiology group serving Broward Health. Since then, under Dr. Meli’s leadership, the company has grown to include Healthcare Performance Strategies, an anesthesia/O.R. consulting company, and Healthcare Performance-Sleep, a sleep lab management company. Dr. Meli was formerly the Chief of Anesthesiology for North Ridge Medical Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. 

Also named were three of Anesco North Broward’s partners:  Pauline Grant, CEO of North Broward Medical Center, Frank Nask, CEO of Broward Health, and James Thaw, CEO of Broward General Medical Center. 

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About Healthcare Performance Companies 

Healthcare Performance Companies is a leading provider of clinical and financial solutions for hospitals and health systems. Physician led and managed for more than 10 years, Healthcare Performance Companies applies its business and medical skills, learned through years of managing medical practices, to support hospitals and outpatient centers in running more efficiently, increasing their successful patient interactions and improving revenues and profits. Services include Anesthesiology & O.R. Consulting, Anesthesia Practice Management, Sleep Center Management Services, and related Billing & Collections. For more information, visit Healthcare Performance Companies’ website at