Health Care District's Chief Administrative Officer and Hospital Administrator Delivers Presentation to League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County
Richard Roche, Chief Administrative Officer and Hospital Administrator for the Health Care District of Palm Beach County presented an overview about the Health Care District to attendees at the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County's June 21st, 2017 luncheon at the Atlantis Country Club. Mr. Roche discussed the Health Care District's diverse safety net programs, including primary medical care and dental services for adults and children at the C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, health coverage programs for eligible uninsured residents, a pharmacy operation, a nationally-recognized Trauma System, registered nurses in nearly 170 public schools, short and long-term skilled nursing at the 5-star rated Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Riviera Beach, and acute care at its teaching hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, which is accredited by The Joint Commission and serves the rural Glades' communities. Mr. Roche described how the public health care system operates efficiently to help keep the community healthy and save lives.
From left: Karen Wilkerson, President, League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County and Richard Roche, Chief Administrative Officer and Hospital Administrator, Health Care District of Palm Beach County.