Read The Miami Herald’s Sunday Op-Ed by President Martha Baker, RN!
Send a letter to each member of the Florida Senate Health Regulation Committee to tell them that Jackson belongs to the people of Miami-Dade County!
Commissioner Audrey Edmonson said she would PRIVATIZE JACKSON during a live radio interview this week! Watch the video and hear it for yourself, then contact her and tell her to … KEEP JACKSON PUBLIC! Commissioner Audrey Edmonson, District 3: Downtown …
The Miami Herald reports that commissioners have suddenly backed off of their plans to privatize Jackson. This recent development is a direct result of your commitment and dedication to Jackson while delivering excellent patient care that has earned Jackson its #1 ranking among South Florida hospitals. Thank you for your commitment to Jackson!
As a former public policy official, I am deeply aware of the positive role that Jackson Health System plays in the economic development and quality of life in Miami-Dade County.
About 50 community leaders met on Sept. 13th to form the new Save Jackson Community Task Force, a coalition dedicated to finding solutions to preserving Jackson Health System and ensuring that our health care institution doesn’t cut services and remains in the public’s hands.
On Sunday, August 14th, President Martha Baker, RN, was a guest on Hot 105′s radio show “Hot Talk” with host James T. Here’s an excerpt of her talking about Jackson: “The public has been paying for this hospital for 92 …
Commissioner Rebeca Sosa faced questions from the community about the Hospital Governance Taskforce she created that recommended privatizing Jackson during a town hall meeting on Tuesday, August. 16th. Above: Debra Diaz, CRNA, spoke out at the townhall meeting hosted by Commissioner Sosa
The Chairman of the Hospital Governance Task Force (HGT), Juan Zapata, confirms in this Miami Today article that the Task Force recommendation to turn over Jackson to a private not-for-profit corporation is meant to lessen government oversight.
Community members packed a Jackson North auditorium to hear about the Hospital Governance Taskforce’s recommendation to privatize Jackson during an Aug. 3rd townhall meeting hosted by Commissioner Sally Heyman. Nearly all spoke out against the taskforce’s recommendations.
Several Local 1991 members attended a townhall meeting hosted by Commissioner Audrey Edmonson at Joseph Caleb Center on July 28th.
Wearing purple “Save Jackson” t-shirts, about 60 community members and Jackson healthcare workers packed County commission chambers on Tuesday, June 14th for a Public Safety & Healthcare Administration committee meeting to speak out against a report recommending privatizing Jackson and a resolution reducing oversight of the new JHS Financial Recovery Board.
Primary care is the most affordable way to deliver healthcare and all experts agree that in order to survive and thrive, all healthcare systems, whether public or private, should be shifting to the strategy.
Our community and our patients need a strategic, sustainable plan to save Jackson! What about new revenue ideas? What about accountability for UM? What about a primary care strategy? Why are there still efficiency ideas that haven’t implemented yet? Jackson’s …
At the June 14th Public Safety & Healthcare Administration committee meeting, Hospital Governance Task Force (HGT) Chairman Juan Zapata presented the final report of the task force, which is comprised of CEOs of most of Jackson’s competitors in the South Florida …