Health And Risk Management Consultants

Leaders in Patient Safety

About Health & Risk Management Consultants

We are a Bilingual Healthcare Risk Management company based in South Florida with Over 20 years of experience. We analyze the processes and practices that are in place, identifying risk factors, and implementing procedures to address those risks.

Risk management in health care can mean the difference between life and death, which makes the stakes significantly higher. In some respects, risk management in health care is potentially more important than in any other industry.

In health care, risks can range from—but aren’t limited to—faulty equipment and other hazards, medical malpractice, and procedures. Managing these and other risks is pivotal within the health care industry to keep people safe and secure, and to keep costs down. Once risk management strategies are put into place, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other health care organizations can minimize the potential for loss.

Our Goal is to Safe Lives.

Why Choose Us

Our extensive knowledge of accreditation has aided numerous clients to have 100% success rate in becoming accredited with Joint Commission, AAAHC, AAAASF. Our company is an experienced team of health risk managers, master’s in health services administration, and inclusive of professionals with experience at multi-disciplines within the healthcare industry.  Our company is actively involved in state organizations which represent the health care industry. We are essential to helping you maintain the health and safety of your patients, staff and company.

Who We Are

Dr. Laura Leyva MBA in HSA,  President/CEO

Dr. Laura Leyva A South Florida native of Hispanic decent, Dr. Leyva is very active in Florida’s medical and social services communities. Dr. Leyva a Licensed Health Care Risk Manager and President of Physician Consultants, Inc. dba Health and Risk Management Consultants (a healthcare consulting firm) since 2000. She has over 15 years of Joint Commission preparation experience in major healthcare organizations including both payor and provider (Hospital, Home Health and Physician) experience.
She is the director and founder of Family AIDS Coalition, a non-profit organization focusing on the needs of families and individuals
affected by HIV/AIDS.

Dr. Leyva has served on the board of Unity Coalition| Coalicion Unida, The Miami Dade HIVAIDS Partnership, Miami Beach Health Advisory Committee, Pets2luv, a non profit for pets as well as remaining very active in women’s and minority rights and issues in her community.

Dr. Derek Gastesi, Vice President of Operations

Dr. Derek Gastesi has been in the healthcare profession for over 25 years mainly in the Workers Compensation industry.  He is a results oriented professional with experience in performance management, training and development, team building, organizational structuring and business process analysis/improvement. Strong ability to assemble and motivate effective teams and plan and execute winning business strategies. Insurance/Healthcare professional with exceptional leadership, and interpersonal skills. Diverse experience within management, data analysis, and a passion for customer service. He was the recipient of the President’s Leadership Award at Progressive Medical, Inc (now Optum) and was a proud volunteer in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program.

Health & Risk Management Consultants

Full Compliance with ALL Regulations.

Certification HIPAA – CLIA – CMS – State Specific Regulations – JOINT COMMISSION – AAAHC