Mr. Wiest joined Lee Memorial Health System in 1999, and served as Chief Financial Officer for 10 years before assuming his present position in 2009. He has more than 20 years experience in health care leadership."/>


Mr. Wiest joined Lee Memorial Health System in 1999, and served as Chief Financial Officer for 10 years before assuming his present position in 2009. He has more than 20 years experience in health care leadership."/> Health Care Reform to be discussed during LWV meeting | News, Sports, Jobs - SANIBEL-CAPTIVA - Island Reporter, Islander and Current
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Health Care Reform to be discussed during LWV meeting

By Staff | Mar 9, 2011

John K. Wiest, Chief Operating Officer for Business and Strategic Services at Lee Memorial Health System, will be the speaker for the Monday, March 14 luncheon meeting to be held at the Beachview Country Club, located at 1100 Parview Drive on Sanibel. His topic will be “Health Care Reform. Where Are We now?”

Mr. Wiest joined Lee Memorial Health System in 1999, and served as Chief Financial Officer for 10 years before assuming his present position in 2009. He has more than 20 years experience in health care leadership. Prior to joining Lee Memorial Health System, he served as Vice President of Finance for NCH Healthcare System; Assistant Executive Director of Finance for Humana Hospital-Biscayne in Miami, Florida; and Vice President of Finance for Lower Florida Healthcare System, Inc., in Key West.

Previously, Wiest was a managing consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Florida Financial Analysis business line of the Health Care Regulatory Group.

Registration will start at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch at noon. The talk by Mr. Wiest will start at 1 pm.

Cost for lunch is $20 for members and $25 for non-members, including tax and tips. The registration deadline is March10. Reservations are required and can be made by e-mailing sanibell@gmail.com or by calling 472-6689. Please leave your name, phone number and number of reservations desired.

Checks should be made out to: LWV Sanibel and should be sent to P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957 or can be brought to with you to the luncheon. Cancellations must be made by March 12 or you will be charged for the luncheon.

Note: If you wish to come for the talk only, there is no charge, but we would like an RSVP so that enough seating for everyone will be provided.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.