Dr. Jose I. Delgado is the CEO and President of Taino Consultants, a healthcare consulting company assisting healthcare professionals and organizations for over 20 years. Dr. Delgado has received many accolades throughout his civilian career that places him as one of the most experienced and versatile Health Care Executives in the World.
During his professional career, he has worked for multiple hospitals, primary and specialty practices and several healthcare businesses and organizations (billing companies, ambulatory surgical centers, biomedical labs, research companies, etc.). As an entrepreneur and business professional, he has also owned various clinics, rehab and community mental health centers, information technology (IT) companies, and Management Service Organizations (MSOs).
Dr. Delgado’s IT’s experience started over 40 years ago as a programmer using machine language coding. He also spent five years in the Air Force Space and Missile program and had the opportunity to work with Hughes Aircraft as part of the team developing the United States’ Star Wars program. His IT experience continued in the private world, where under one of his own companies, he developed a document management system (DMS) that evolved into an electronic health record system. One of the peculiarities of this system is the security protocols which were developed based on the Navy’s guidelines for handling electronic top-secret documentation. The system was developed with enough versatility that the same could be adapted to vertical lines of businesses with minimum modifications.
Dr. Delgado’s performance in the Air Force led to his selection to create the contracting arm of the Air Forces’ Latin American territory, better known as USSOUTHAF. As the Air Force’s Director of contract in Latin America, Dr. Delgado was directly responsible for logistics, contingencies and special programs in a territory encompassing 25% of the World; secondary responsibility for the rest of the world. On a daily basis, he handled programs worth millions of dollars in multiple countries. He also coordinated the logistics to build clinics and support operations in remote areas of the world.
His grasp of the current healthcare compliance requirements in the United States led him to create the protocols and content (policies, forms, schedule of events and training) of EPI’s Compliance system. He also developed a HIPAA Security Officer Certification program, a HIPAA Security Business Certification program and a HIPAA Security Risk Assessment template for Covered Entities and Business Associates. Dr. Delgado’s HITECH knowledge and experience has made him the “go to” person for cases involving Healthcare Providers and Organizations. Dr. Delgado’s fearless attitude and commitment to his clients has resulted in elevation and resolution of cases at the Medicare’s offices in Washington level. In each case, Dr. Delgado was able to obtain a decision in favor of his clients.
Under the banner of Taino Consultants, Dr. Delgado has assisted with the opening of multiple health care businesses. Dr. Delgado’s teams also assist with efficiencies, compliance, marketing, operations, licensing and certification of healthcare businesses and professionals. Under Dr. Delgado’s leadership, Taino Consultants Inc. was certified as a Minority Veteran owned Federal contractor. The significance of these certifications cannot be overlooked, as the same has resulted in Taino Consultants and Dr. Delgado being a go-to resource for Federal Organizations such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the United States Veteran of Department Affairs.
Dr. Luis Martínez is a Regenerative and Cell Therapy specialist, clinical researcher and biomedical consultant. He earned his medical degree at the Ponce School of Medicine and completed his residency training at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania. He also completed an Advanced Training Course in Stem Cells in Cancer at the Ponce Health Sciences University/Magee Research Institute consortium. He is board-certified in Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Martinez holds a Masters of Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology and is fellowship-trained in Biosecurity. He is the president of XanoGene Clinic, which specializes in Regenerative and Age Management Medicine. He also founded and presides over Regenera Global, a multinational corporation specializing in biotech product development, research, and clinical consulting. Dr. Martinez has advised and helped set up various clinics and laboratories in Latin America within the Regenerative Medicine space. He also serves on the advisory board for various biotech companies and professional societies. He is actively involved in educating and training physicians in multiple aspects of Regenerative and Age Management Medicine.
Dr. Lora L. Brown is among the first state-approved medical marijuana physicians in Florida who can recommend medical cannabis for patients suffering from symptoms related to debilitating medical conditions such as: multiple sclerosis, ALS, PTSD, Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma, AIDS and HIV, severe muscle spasms, seizures/epilepsy and cancer.
When used correctly with proper dosing, medical marijuana is safe and can be effective for patients of all ages.
Dr. Brown has a respected 17-year background in the field of interventional pain medicine. During her career, she has seen the ravaging effects of opioid medication abuse in Florida. She was a vocal proponent for regulations to curb abuse. She has served on the Florida governor’s Drug Policy Advisory Council. She was the medical director of the non-profit educational campaign called WAKE UP!, which focused on educating teens and communities about the dangers of prescription drug abuse.
Dr. Brown is excited to be able to offer medical cannabis to her patients. She studies the medical and political history associated with its use and strongly believes in medical cannabis as a safe and potentially effective tool for many of her patients.
Dr. Brown is passionate about learning. The field of medical cannabis and endocannabinoid research is rapidly evolving. Dr. Brown remains at the forefront by attending several scientific seminars every year and reading-related clinical journals weekly.
Mr. McNeff is the CEO of Legally Mine. In addition to running his own businesses for the last 20 years, he has served as the Senior Vice President of one of the Nation’s largest financial services company for 15 years. He is a published author with one book and many magazine and newspaper articles. He has been married for 38 years, is the father of 8 children and grandfather to 16 so far.
Mr. McNeff has conducted hundreds of seminars and is responsible for helping thousands of people protect their assets and reduce their tax liability.
Jose A. Delgado has a wealth of experience in business development, growth and management. For the last 17 years, Mr. Delgado has focused his experience in the hospitality, healthcare and finance industries. Jose possesses a natural love for debate, entrepreneurship, and a desire to innovate the healthcare and financial industries.
In the hospitality industry, Mr. Delgado learned the importance of various facets of business that can be easily overlooked in small to medium sized businesses from customer care/experience, human resources, business management, business culture, marketing and branding.
From healthcare, Mr. Delgado learned how systems could be absolutely crucial to running an effective business; but seeing its natural extreme implemented industry-wide in group think and abject fear in implementing best practices from other industries. Mr. Delgado also set out to help the healthcare providers understand the plethora of federal and state regulations that dictate how business can be run. And as every new year has brought more bureaucracy and regulation to the healthcare industry, Jose continues to seek innovation and freedom for providers to run their businesses more effectively, with more opportunity and with more profitability.
As a Director with the PHP Agency, Inc., Jose A. Delgado leverages the products and services to assist the community of North Florida to understand how money and finance works. Mr. Delgado specializes in protecting familial assets, preparing people for Long Term Care services and legacy planning through the use of financial products.
Samantha Prokop is a shareholder at Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business firms. Samantha focuses her practice on business strategies, transactions, and compliance for health care practices and businesses. Samantha has extensive legal experience in health care including working as an in-house risk manager and general counsel for a multi-hospital health care system. Her experience and insight allow her to develop unique and practical strategies to help her clients overcome the unique challenges that face health care providers.
Peter Beltran, President/CEO of NeuroMed, has a 30-year successful career in the field of electromedicine. Mr. Beltran is the founder and developer of the most advanced High Definition frequency generator (HDfg)™, known as Electroanalgesia. This medical technology is used by physician’s in treating chronic and acute pain patients by delivering a high frequency and high energy signal directly to the affected areas.
According to Mr. Beltran, “It is an honor, a privilege, and a duty to have a purpose that calls us to help improve people’s lives. Each year, our work changes lives. Thousands have benefited from our advanced pain management system, but we know there are millions more who need this technology as well.”
Kok L. Chong, MD, a board-certified Interventional Radiologist since 2002. He founded Minimally Invasive Vascular to help bridge the gap between hospital and outpatient services. His vision was to offer patients an alternative to the hassle of the hospital by providing the highest level of care in a comfortable outpatient setting.
Dr. Chong earned his MD from the New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York and trained at the University of California at San Francisco (surgery internship), University of South California (radiology internship) and Indiana University Medical Center (vascular and interventional radiology fellowship).
He staffed hospitals as an Interventional Radiologist in California and Florida for vascular, oncological and trauma patients before committing himself fulltime in the outpatient setting in 2011. Prior to founding Minimally Invasive Vascular, Dr. Chong served as Medical Director for American Access Care in Jacksonville, Florida.
Dr. Chong’s board specialties and certifications include:
· American Board of Radiology
· Certificate of Added Qualifications in lnterventional Radiology
· MOC IR/DR Re-certification (Double Boarded in both Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology)
· DEA – Drug Enforcement Agency Certification
· Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certified
· Basic Life Support Certified (BLS)
He is also a member of the Society of lnterventional Radiology and American College of Radiology. Dr. Chong is licensed to practice medicine in multiple states including Florida and Georgia.
Dr. Goyenechea holds a medical doctor degree. She founded STAT Medical Office Services in 1997 and has since been a hands-on CEO with 23 years experience in Medical Billing and Management. Her experience and insight into the medical world allows her to develop a unique and practical approach to serve her clients’ needs. With her medical background, she understands the unique challenges that today’s health care providers face.