Palmetto General Hospital appoints Leisha Peters as compliance officer

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As part of Palmetto General Hospital’s commitment to quality patient care, the hospital has appointed Leisha Peters as its new hospital compliance officer. Peters has extensive experience in corporate compliance working in a similar role for the past four years at a Children’s Hospital in South Florida as an ethics and compliance specialist. Peters joins Palmetto General Hospital to continue to implement the systems, processes and policies of Tenet’s Ethics and Compliance Program.

“We are committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards and full compliance throughout our operations, functions, and processes,” said CEO Ana Mederos of Palmetto General Hospital. “Her experience and leadership within the compliance and privacy/security regulations is a tremendous asset to the hospital,”

Peters has a certification in Health Care Compliance and Health Care Privacy Compliance from the Health Care Compliance Association.

She received her BA in Chemistry and Masters of Health Services Administration from FIU.

Owned and operated by Tenet Healthcare, Palmetto General Hospital is a 368-bed acute-care facility located at 2001 West 68th Street in Hialeah, Fla. The hospital has served the healthcare needs of northwest Miami-Dade and southwest Broward Counties for more than 40 years through a broad range of services such as adult and pediatric emergency care, maternity, mental health, hyperbaric, surgical oncology, wound care, a bariatric program, and a sleep-disorders center.

To learn more about Palmetto General Hospital, call 800-522-5292 or visit

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