Jodi B. Laurence Joins Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Board of Directors

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MIAMI — Jodi B. Laurence, co-founder of Florida Health Law Center of Davie, Florida, has joined the Board of Directors of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System.


Laurence will serve a three-year- term on the 19-member board, which provides governance to the nonprofit pediatric specialty hospital and its growing network of ambulatory care centers.


“We welcome Ms. Laurence and look forward to collaborating with her and the board to advance our mission of providing hope through advanced care for children and families,” said Dr. Narendra Kini, CEO of Miami Children’s Health System.


Laurence is a board-certified health law attorney with extensive health care executive experience.   She has significant experience in all aspects of health law, including the formation of joint ventures and multi-specialty group practices, mergers and acquisitions, contracting, corporate compliance and fraud and abuse issues.  She has represented hospitals, physicians, home health agencies, heath care corporations, managed care entities and nursing homes.


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About Florida Health Law Center

Florida Health Law Center is a healthcare law firm specializing in all areas of healthcare law including fraud and abuse, bioethics, healthcare business transactions, HIPAA, compliance programs, pharmaceutical, managed care, clinical trials, medical staff issues, contracting and licensure issues. Representative clients of Florida Health Law Center include hospitals, physicians, dentists, physician organizations and networks, home health agencies, pharmaceutical companies, independent diagnostic testing facilities, rehabilitation companies, ambulatory surgery centers and pharmacies.


About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital® – part of Miami Children’s Health System – is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015-16 by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, visit

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