Sunshine Health's medical director appointed to Florida Telehealth Advisory Council

Sunshine Health has appointed Ernest Bertha, M.D., medical director for Sunshine Health, to the Florida Telehealth Advisory Council created under Florida House Bill 7087 and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott in 2016, the company said.

Dr. Bertha has practiced medicine for more than 30 years. Prior to joining Sunshine Health, he was the medical director at the Children´s Hospital at Palm´s West. Throughout his career, he has practiced medicine via telehealth and has helped craft policies for the appropriate utilization of telehealth and telemedicine.

Sunshine Health is a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, offering coordinated care and a network of support.