MIAMI – January 28, 2014 – Miami Jewish Health Systems has recently appointed Arnie Harrison as Director of Risk Management. Mr. Harrison brings more than 15 years of risk management experience in the healthcare industry to the position, including direct experience with both resident and provider relations, healthcare marketing and business operations.
In his new role, Mr. Harrison will be responsible for identifying and assessing risk, as well as maximizing safety for the entire organization. Mr. Harrison will also assist Miami Jewish Health Systems’ clinical team in both resident/family relations and incident investigation.
“Mr. Harrison’s wealth of experience in healthcare risk management will ensure that the safety of our residents and patients remains a top priority and an organizational strength for Miami Jewish Health Systems,” said Jeffrey P. Freimark, President and CEO of Miami Jewish Health Systems.
In addition to his day-to-day responsibilities, Mr. Harrison will also serve as Miami Jewish Health Systems’ liaison for the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Joint Commission in the areas of Risk Management.
Prior to joining Miami Jewish Health Systems, Mr. Harrison worked at High Point Treatment Center, Bayview Center for Mental Health and Magellan Behavioral Health of Florida, Inc.
Miami Jewish Health Systems is one of the most innovative healthcare providers in the United States. Treating more than 10,000 people of all ages, ethnicities and religions annually, this not-for-profit organization, formerly known as Miami Jewish Home and Hospital, offers community-based, residential and on-campus medical programs and services. The 73-year-old institution draws patients from across the nation and around the world for its pioneering Centers of Excellence that include: Rosomoff Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center; Brucker Biofeedback; Memory Center; Rehabilitation Services at Miami Jewish Health Systems’ Nursing Facility and the Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). More information on Miami Jewish Health Systems is available at www.miamijewishhealth.org.