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Gilda Baldwin, DHSc, MMS

Gilda Baldwin
Adjunct Faculty, Master of Health Science
Adjunct Faculty, MHS/DHS Dual Degree
Professional Experience

2006 to Present - Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL. Adjunct Faculty Master of Health Science, Adjunct Faculty MHS/DHS Dual degree program. Teach courses in Healthcare Finance, Healthcare Leadership, Healthcare Management, and Healthcare Conflict resolution. 

August - November 2018  - Oglethorpe, Inc., Tampa, Florida.  Executive Vice President of Hospital Operations for Behavioral Health Care Corporation with hospitals in Florida, Ohio, Louisiana, Texas and Nevada. Responsible for operations, financial management, business growth strategies, accreditation and regulatory compliance, and programming development of individual hospitals assigned. 

1992 - 2016 Westchester General Hospital, Inc., Miami, Florida  Chief Executive Officer - Chief executive position exercising P & L authority for all phases of financial management, regulatory compliance and accreditation of two (2) privately owned for-profit hospitals with 197 licensed beds. Full responsibility for initiation and completion of a six phase $16 million expansion and renovation construction project. Annual budget of $127 million; employing over 750 professional and support personnel. Responsibilities include physician recruitment and continuing accreditation of Graduate Medical Education programs in Family Practice, Podiatry and Physician Assistant training programs.

1973 – 1992 Progressive professional experience in health care financial and operational management within a variety of settings. These include for-profit and not for-profit hospitals, county owned sole-community provider hospital,  physician group and hospital-based physician group practices. Other experiences include budgetary and operational authority for new and ongoing research projects funded by public and private grants; administrative responsibility for eligibility determinations, funding requisitions and disbursements of county and state government funded medically indigent and community maternity programs.

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