Mildred Beam oversees the management of all legal affairs at Orlando Health, including federal and state regulatory compliance, corporate business, transactional law, patient care, employment, real estate, liability and insurance, construction and medical affairs. She also has operational responsibility for the organization’s clinical research and risk management functions.
Mildred is an accomplished attorney with significant expertise in legal issues affecting the healthcare industry, including physician recruitment and self-referral (Stark – Florida Patient Self-Referral Act), fraud and abuse (Anti-Kickback Statute and Florida Patient Brokering Act), HIPAA, electronic medical records, end-of-life decisions, managed-care issues, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations preparedness, and clinical research (including clinical trials, informed consent, Institutional Review Board representation, and federal regulations relating to research).
Mildred joined Orlando Health in 2008 after serving in key leadership positions in both hospital and private practices. She has received numerous honors and awards, including being recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in Health Care Law, being named one of Orlando’s “Women Who Mean Business” by the Orlando Business Journal, and being recognized as an “Outstanding Woman in Medicine” by Florida Medical Business.
She earned an accounting degree from Howard University in Washington, DC, and a law degree from Georgetown University.