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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital News of 05/24

Remembrance Day In honor of our fallen heroes this Memorial Day, we say THANK YOU. May these heroes always be remembered for their contribution to setting our nation free. “There is no greater love than this: to lay down your life for your friends. – John 15.13 Remembrance Day Security Memorial Day weekend is the […]

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The bumpy road from hate to love of EHR

By Jennifer Parker, MPH, RD/LDN, CSPO We have worked in hospitals for more than 15 years each, and personalized medicine has always been our goal. So we know all too well the difficulties of paper mapping while trying to provide quality care. However, even when another EHR system promised to make our routine more efficient […]

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Broward Health celebrates trauma survivors and caregivers

On May 18, Broward Health recognized National Trauma Survivor Day by honoring the health system’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) partners, medical team, and trauma patients. “Trauma is considered the leading cause of death in the country for people under the age of 45,” said Dr. Ivan Puente during the celebration evening at Broward Health North […]

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital News or 5/19

Immunization clinics CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulfur Springs will no longer be offering the COVID Immunization Clinic every Friday morning. However, Net Health offers both pediatric and adult COVID vaccines. This vaccination clinic is located at 100 Medical Circle in Sulfur Springs. No appointment is necessary. Thereafter, Net Health will continue to come every […]

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MOODY’S INVESTOR SERVICE UPGRADES BROWARD HEALTH OUTLOOK TO POSITIVE

May 17, 2022 – Moody’s Investors Service has raised its outlook from stable to positive for the North Broward Hospital District, which operates as Broward Health. Moody’s confirmed the Baa2 assigned to the outstanding revenue bonds of the healthcare system, reflecting Broward Health’s “strong liquidity measures, modest leverage and conservative capital structure”, according to a […]

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Alan Oliver appointed COO of Gastro Health

May 9, 2022 – Alan Oliver has been named chief operating officer of Gastro Health, a leading national medical group specializing in digestive and liver health. His appointment became effective on May 2, 2022. A career focused on maximizing business operations and leading mergers and acquisitions, as well as organic growth, led Oliver very naturally […]

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NIH launches clinical trial of Epstein-Barr virus vaccine

May 6, 2022 – The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has launched an early-stage clinical trial to evaluate an experimental preventative vaccine against the Epstein-Barr virus ( EBV). EBV is the leading cause of infectious mononucleosis and is associated with certain cancers and autoimmune diseases. […]

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Lee Health awards four nursing scholarships

Donor-supported scholarship program important to help address critical nursing shortage May 3, 2022 – Lee Health awarded four “Heart of Caring” scholarships to Lee Health Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) on April 29, putting them on the path to earning their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees. Hunter Fields, Jennifer Guevara, Amber Newborn and Ana […]

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Community foundation tackles children’s mental health with new initiative

May 3, 2022 – As the country draws attention to the growing epidemic of mental health issues during National Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties (CFPBMC) is collaborating to address the problem locally with children and adolescents. In conjunction with Boys and Girls Clubs of Palm […]

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Holy Cross Health adds gastroenterologist

May 3, 2022 – Gastroenterologist Paul Andrew Feldman, MARYLAND joined Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group employing more than 160 physicians providing services in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Board Certified and Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology and Associate Member of the American College of Gastroenterology, Dr. Feldman specializes […]

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The healthcare business

By Steven G. Ullmann, PhD The University of Miami Center for Health Management and Policy, housed at the Miami Herbert Business School, held its 11th annual health business conference. This year’s theme was “Technology, Access and the New Normal”. With over 1,000 registrants from across the region, as well as nationally and globally, the audience […]

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Tribute to Conviva’s “Care Coaches” during National Nurses Week

In the Spotlight: Head of Care Facilitation Mayrolis “May” Davila From her childhood in Cuba to present day Miami where she lives and works as a leading Conviva Care Coach, Mayrolis “May” Davila’s nursing career has been guided by her fundamental sense of community. Mayrolis “May” Davila “At a very young age, I already knew […]

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NAACOS recognizes efforts to improve quality of care

ACOs Receive Leaders in Quality Excellence Awards at Spring Conference April 27, 2022 – The National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) recognized three members for their outstanding work to improve patient care in their communities. St. Joseph’s Health ACO, UNC Health Alliance, and Summit Health won the 2022 Leaders in Quality Excellence Award and […]

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Nicklaus Children’s Health System Launches MyNicklaus App

New location-based, consumer-facing app improves patient access and experience April February 29, 2022 – Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has launched a new wayfinding app that offers visitors and patient families step-by-step navigation around the hospital’s 309-bed campus. Nicklaus Children’s is the first children’s hospital system in the region to launch a digital health platform that brings […]

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Adopt-A-Family Competing for $25,000 Neighborhood Assistance Grant

April 27, 2022 — Selected from 4,000 applicants, the Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches afterschool/summer program, Project Grow, is up for a generous State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant — but needs a major community boost to secure these essential funds. Beginning Wednesday, April 27, Project Grow and 199 other causes nationwide must collect as many […]

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Mercy Ships – Transcending Boundaries, Changing Lives

By: Ally Jones – April 25, 2022 I was working in an administrative role on board, working on plans to increase access to our services for more people in Madagascar where the ship was docked, when a patient arrived unexpectedly at our bridge. On his face was the biggest tumor our surgeons had ever seen […]

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Opening of a new outpatient pharmacy – University Hospital of Milton Keynes

Post views: 86 The Trust has opened a brand new outpatient pharmacy, located in the link between our main entrance and the outpatient department. The new pharmacy will initially dispense outpatient prescriptions and hospital FP10s (FP10(HP)s). Following their outpatient appointment, patients will be able to bring their prescription which will be clinically reviewed by one […]

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South Floridians honored for their community impact

Six individuals and one couple were honored by the Memorial and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundations at the 22nd Annual Circle of Friends Luncheon at the Signature Grand in Davie. Kathleen Cannon, Timothy Curtin, Morris Engelberg, Pilar Gutierrez, Luis Raez and Ari & Candice Sareli were named recipients of the “Spirit of Healing” award for […]

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CENTENE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ISSUES STATEMENT ON DEPARTURE OF BOARD MEMBER

April 15, 2022 — The Board of Directors of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) issued the following statement on April 15, 2022: Centene’s Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Leslie V. Norwalk, Esq. as a member of the board of directors. The Board appreciates Leslie’s contribution to the company and her services. Leslie V. […]

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FleetNurse Receives Funding from HCAP Partners to Accelerate Growth

April 14, 2022 – FleetNurse, the leading on-demand healthcare staffing mobile app and platform, today announced that it has secured new funding. The Series A funding round was led by HCAP Partners, a San Diego-based provider of growth capital for lower middle market companies. The company will use the new funds to accelerate growth in […]

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Baptist Health Provides Medical Supplies to Relief Efforts in Ukraine

Supplies will be sent to Poland and then transported to Ukrainian medical facilities treating thousands of citizens fleeing war zones. Jacksonville, Florida, April 13, 2022 – Baptist Health provided 200 pallets of medical supplies worth more than $500,000 to relief efforts in Ukraine organized by the Living Stream Church, several Jacksonville Rotary clubs, Rotary International […]

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THE HANLEY FOUNDATION RESTORES DREAMS AT PALM BEACH DINNER

Annual ‘Dreamcatcher’ benefit has raised over $500,000 for Hanley’s vital work April 12, 2022 – Dreams were alive at the Sailfish Club in Palm Beach as more than 250 Hanley Foundation supporters gathered on March 31, 2022 to raise awareness of alcohol and drug prevention and treatment efforts. The Annual Palm Beach Dinner Dream Catcher […]

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NAACOS Convenes Working Group on Digital Quality Measurement

Generate solutions and policy recommendations On April 11, 2022, the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) announced that it had launched a new task force, aimed at developing recommendations on how to successfully collect and electronically report the quality of care of ACOs through to disparate health information technology (IT) systems. The Centers for Medicare and […]

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Philips partnership with Oulu University Hospital – News

“Our goal is to build the smartest hospital in the world, able to meet the challenges of future specialist care and ensure the best possible treatments for the people we serve in northern Finland,” said Dr. Kari Ylitalo, head of the Heart Center at Oulu University Hospital. “We believe this long-term partnership with Philips, which […]

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HCA University Hospital of Florida Hosts Community Celebration

April 6, 2022 – HCA Florida University Hospital, a 165-bed facility and part of HCA Florida Healthcare, the state’s largest healthcare system, will host an event to celebrate the hospital’s opening with the community. The celebration will be held Saturday, April 9, 2022 at HCA Florida University Hospital located at 3476 S. University Drive in […]

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Broward Health Welcomes Scott Ford as Foundation Chair

April 5, 2022 – Broward Health welcomes Scott Ford as the new President of the Broward Health Foundation. Ford has over 22 years of fundraising and development experience. Ford will oversee the foundation’s fund development, major gifts, annual giving, special events and all capital campaign initiatives. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Development […]

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BROWARD HEALTH CORAL SPRINGS CELEBRATES 35TH ANNIVERSARY

April 4, 2022 – During the 1980s, Coral Springs, the self-proclaimed “country town,” experienced unprecedented growth, including the opening of the Sawgrass Highway, Coral Square Mall, and Broward Health Coral Springs, then known as Coral Springs. Medical Center. This year, Broward Health Coral Springs, a 250-bed hospital serving residents of western Broward County, celebrates 35 […]

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VITA RECOVERY APPOINTS NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF CLINICAL SERVICES

April 01, 2022 – VITA Recovery, a facility for comprehensive drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs, announced the appointment of Jonathan Bellolo, LCSW, as Vice President of Clinical Services. Belolo will help grow VITA’s clinical team and advance the clinic’s two core programs, which include its Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), […]

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South Florida ACHE Member Spotlight: Arianna Silcott Lo

By Vanessa Orr When Arianna Silcott Lo, HCMBA, LSSGB, decided to pursue a career in healthcare, she had several role models to follow, including her mother, who was a nurse for 30 years; his aunt, a nurse for 20 years; and his uncle, who was a doctor. But it wasn’t until she joined the American […]

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Aurelio Fernandez retires as CEO of Memorial Healthcare

By Daniel Casciato Aurelio M. Fernandez, III, FACHE, CEO of Memorial Healthcare, will retire at the end of April after six years leading one of the largest healthcare networks in the state, which includes six hospitals, centers of emergency care, a retirement home and 14,000 full-time staff. employees. Fernandez says he was ready to step […]

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A major incident remains at Lincoln County Hospital

Patients and staff were safely evacuated from the emergency department following the fire around 3 a.m. No one was hurt. Our Emergency Department (A&E) has begun accepting a small number of emergency ambulances, but otherwise remains closed to walk-in patients at this time. As we continue to work to fully reopen our emergency department, we […]

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Why “Point of Sale” Matters – Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

March 30, 2022 – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County’s The Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade Tobacco-Free Workgroup is working to educate the community about the importance of the point-of-sale, retail environment where tobacco or nicotine products are sold. Point-of-sale marketing is a major priority for the tobacco industry. Supposedly “power walls” – […]

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HCA Florida Northwest Hospital Welcomes New Board Members

March 29, 2022 – HCA Florida Northwest Hospital today announced the appointments of Alan MacGill, DPM, FACFAS and Nora Powell, PhD to its Board of Directors. Dr. MacGill is a board-certified podiatric surgeon specializing in foot surgery as well as reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery. In addition to his new role as a member of […]

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North Philadelphia fire sends one to hospital Philly News, Sports, Weather, Traffic & Top Spots

Digital Brief: March 28, 2022Janelle Burrell has your morning headlines. 34 minutes ago Questlove wins the Oscar for Best DocumentaryA Philadelphia legend is getting a lot of love for his big win. 1 hour ago The dive team will recover a car from the bottom of Darby Creek after finding human remains of a possible […]

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Child recovers after being rushed to hospital News, sports, weather, traffic and the best of Pittsburgh

KDKA-TV Evening Forecast (3/27)Get the latest weather updates with forecasts from meteorologist Kristin Emery! 1 hour ago The Junior Wrestling Championship is coming to PittsburghYoung wrestlers from across the Commonwealth were in Pittsburgh for the 58th Annual State Junior Wrestling Championships. 1 hour ago New UPMC Hill District Clinic opensOn Monday, in an attempt to […]

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2-year-old rushed to hospital Pittsburgh news, sports, weather, traffic and best

KDKA-TV Night Forecast (3/26)Get the latest weather updates with forecasts from meteorologist Kristin Emery! 4 hours ago World War II veteran turns 100John Lewis, a local World War II veteran, celebrated his 100th birthday on Saturday. 4 hours ago Pittsburgh Police Biscuit Bingo Raises Nearly $60,000Pittsburgh Police held their annual South Side Cookie Bingo. 4 […]

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Howdens’ Kirk Sandall Depot donates Kitchen to appeal to local hospital

The Serenity Call will allow DBTH to update its bereavement care within the maternity ward, and will allow the team to offer referral care to those who need its services. Money raised from the appeal will be used to purchase a new scanning machine for the Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU) at Bassetlaw Hospital, renovate […]

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Jupiter Medical Center celebrates its leaders in philanthropy

James Poliero, Laura Poliero and Mary Zidek enjoy the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation Leaders in Philanthropy Dinner at the Norton Museum of Art presented by Northern Trust. March 23, 2022 – The Jupiter Medical Center Foundation hosted its annual Leaders in Philanthropy Dinner presented by Northern Trust at the Norton Museum of Art in West […]

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CENTENE APPOINTS SARAH LONDON AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

March 22, 2022 — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that Sarah London, Vice President of Centene, has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately, succeeding Michael Neidoff. Mr. Neidorff remains on previously announced sick leave from his position on the Company’s Board of Directors. Ms. London has spent her career at the forefront of […]

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Gold Accreditation for NICU at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) becomes the first hospital in the East of England region to achieve Gold Accreditation for the Bliss Baby Charter. The unit, which cares for the most premature and sickest babies, has been awarded Bliss Baby Charter gold accreditation, after nearly six years […]

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Baptist Health Appoints Patricia Rosello Director of Patient Experience

March 18, 2022 — With a focus on maintaining a patient-centric culture throughout the organization, Baptist Health South Florida today announced Patricia Rosello was appointed to the newly created position of Chief Patient Experience Officer for the organization. In this role, Rosello will focus on maintaining an aligned, meaningful and high-quality patient experience across the […]

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Intensive Care and Surgical Units Suspended at Delaware County Memorial Hospital – Philadelphia News, Sports, Weather, Traffic & Top Spots

Here’s where Pennsylvania’s primary race for the Senate seat standsreports Ross DiMattei. 3 hours ago Man shot dead in North PhiladelphiaPolice say the victim, in his 20s, was taken to hospital in critical condition. 4 hours ago Delaware Veterans Host Ukraine FundraiserOrganizers say all the money from the fundraiser will go to Ukraine. 4 hours […]

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Palm Health Foundation welcomes new employees

February 23, 2022 –Palm Health Foundation, the community health foundation for Palm Beach County, has appointed Pamela Perrin as stewardship officer and Brandy Shaw as administrative coordinator. Perrin and Shaw will fulfill important roles in advancing the foundation’s $100 million philanthropic mission to inspire and fund solutions for better health in Palm Beach County through […]

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NIH launches clinical trial of three HIV mRNA vaccines

The Phase 1 study is among the first to examine mRNA technology for HIV. Scanning electron micrograph of an HIV-infected H9 T cell.NIAID “Finding an HIV vaccine has proven to be a daunting scientific challenge,” said Anthony S. Fauci, director of MD NIAID. “With the success of safe and highly effective COVID-19 vaccines, we have […]

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Spirit Halloween raises $73,000 for Golisano Children’s Hospital

Funds received during Child’s Life Month support patients during hospital stays March 14, 2022 — Spirit Halloween presented a check for $69,496 to child life professionals at Golisano Children’s Hospital during Child Life Month. The funds were part of the Spirit of Children campaign held last October, when the company also donated $4,000 in costumes, […]

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Nurses on strike at Armstrong County’s only hospital

Relieve pain at the pumpKDKA’s John Shumway reports ways to save money while refueling. 2 hours ago One person killed in Homewood shootingPolice are investigating, KDKA’s Briana Smith reports. 3 hours ago Several people shot on the north sideKDKA’s Jessica Guay reports live from Allegheny General Hospital. 3 hours ago #1 Cochran Sports Showdown: March […]

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Ukraine says Russian forces hit mental hospital – News

Kharkiv governor called the attack a ‘war crime against civilians’ By Reuters Published: Fri 11 March 2022, 15:29 Last update: Fri 11 March 2022, 15:34 Ukraine on Friday accused Russian forces of hitting a mental hospital near the eastern Ukrainian town of Izyum, but emergency services said no one was injured. “All 30 staff and […]

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Discover the favorite couple

On General Hospital, new love is the lifeblood, and there’s a host of young couples on the horizon. But which ones do fans really care about, and which ones can you skip? General Hospital Survey No need to call a dating service or matchmaker. Here’s what over 4,000 voters wanted to make sure we — […]

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Southmead Hospital news: Armed police respond to bomb threat – what we know

A demining team was deployed after the package was found on hospital grounds. Patients and staff have been evacuated from the hospital and a cordon is currently in place. Police have also asked the public to avoid the area and this is being treated as an ongoing incident. Emergency services are at Southmead Hospital, where […]

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Government sends Covid hospital news via emergency alert

The government sent out its first city-wide emergency alert on Wednesday evening to announce that the Queen Elizabeth Hospital has been converted into a designated Covid-19 hospital. The alert, which appeared on mobile devices around 6 p.m., advises non-Covid patients not to come to the hospital and stresses that its A&E service will only admit […]

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THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF BROWARD’S TOWER

Event raises over $450,000 to benefit children and families at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital March 6, 2022 – Nearly 4,000 in-person participants hosted the Robins & Morton Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Tour from Broward to Miramar Regional Park, helping to raise over $450,000 to cover the cost of programs, services and facilities for children and […]

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Dubai: RTA employees to receive priority treatment at Canadian Specialty Hospital – News

Services available include special features for surgeries, reduced cost of hospital stay and medication Published: Sat, March 5, 2022, 12:02 PM Dubai Roads, and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with Canadian Specialist Hospital to allocate an office to track and facilitate all private medical transactions for all its employees and their families. This […]

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Medical leadership positions carry responsibilities and risks

By Vanessa Orr Although it may seem like becoming a medical director of a facility is an easy way for a physician to earn extra income, the position comes with a myriad of responsibilities, including ones that physicians may not be aware of. . “A lot of physicians believe that becoming a medical director won’t […]

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Editor’s note: All’s well that ends well…I think

After 8 frustrating months of defrosting the ice maker and cheese tray in our Samsung fridge with a hair dryer every 48 hours, we finally bit the bullet and bought a shiny new high-tech LG. (After blowing up four hair dryers, even Carol couldn’t argue anymore.) Our purchase and delivery from Best Buy went smoothly […]

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2022 Lee Health Board Officers

March 1, 2022 – Lee Health is pleased to announce the newly elected members of its Board of Directors for 2022. Donna Clarke was elected Board Chair for 2022. She previously served as Board Vice Chair and Board Treasurer. She is a former Florida State Representative and served as an adjunct professor at the State […]

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Improved aquatic therapy facilities are open to patients at Amersham Hospital

Date: 02/24/2022 | Category: News 2022 Our physiotherapy team are extremely proud and delighted to be able to welcome patients to the much improved hydrotherapy pool at Amersham Hospital. Trust Non-Executive Director Tom Roche, who attended a ceremony on Friday February 18 to officially reopen the pool, said: “This project has been driven by the […]

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BROWARD HEALTH S&P GLOBAL RATING RAISED TO AN A – Florida Hospitals News and Healthcare Report

Health system recognized for its stability February 21, 2022 – North Broward Hospital District’s long-term rating has been raised to “A-“. Additionally, its S&P Global Ratings outlook remains stable for the district that does business as Broward Health. According to an S&P Global Ratings report published on February 8, 2022, “The higher rating reflects our […]

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Storm Eunice crashes crane into Belgian hospital – News

In another incident, a 79-year-old Briton died after falling from his boat at a marina Reuters By Reuters Published: Sat 19 Feb 2022, 11:21 High winds sent a crane crashing onto the roof of a hospital in the Belgian city of Tournai on Friday as storm Eunice swept through with gusts of up to 130 […]

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LESLIE NORWALK APPOINTED TO CENTENE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

In January 2022, Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced Leslie V. Norwalk, Esq. was appointed to the Centene Board of Directors. Ms. Norwalk previously served on the board of Magellan Health, which Centene recently acquired. She is an experienced director and throughout her accomplished career has served on the boards of a wide range of healthcare […]

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InsuranceMarket.ae partners with Zulekha Hospital – News

Taking care of both the body and the budget is a concern for many these days, so when both are taken care of alongside your other protections like insurance, it’s even better. We were therefore delighted to learn of InsuranceMarket.ae’s exciting new strategic partnership with Zulekha Hospital offering the insurance giant’s customers exclusive discounts on […]

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JFK MEDICAL CENTER CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF HEALED HEARTS

February 14, 2022– JFK Medical Center is a leading facility for comprehensive cardiovascular care with a national reputation for excellence. JFK’s dedicated team will commemorate the 35th anniversary of the hospital’s cardiac program, appropriately on Monday, February 14, a day dedicated to hearts. For more than three decades, JFK has been the county’s leader in […]

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Renowned pediatric oncologist Doured Daghistani, MD joins KIDZ Medical

February 7, 2022 – Doured Daghistani, MD, a renowned pediatric oncologist/hematologist, has joined KIDZ Medical Services. KIDZ Medical has special care units in major hospitals and subspecialty clinics in over thirty locations in Florida. Dr. Daghistani diagnoses and treats cancer in children including leukemia, brain and central nervous system tumors, lymphomas, neuroblastoma, kidney tumors and […]

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Defense Minister inaugurates MRI center at Gatot Subroto Military Hospital

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – On Friday, Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto voiced support for the establishment of additional hospitals in military commands and increased hospital facilities in Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) hospitals. This was expressed in a speech at the inauguration of an MRI center at Gatot Subroto Military Hospital today. During his speech, the Minister of […]

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Gastro Health Establishes Presence in Massachusetts

Partnership with three GI practices brings Gastro Health to its seventh state February 3, 2022 – Gastro Health, a leading national medical group specializing in digestive and liver health, has partnered with three Massachusetts gastroenterology practices making their first appearances in the state, as well as the Northeast, and marking their presence in seven states […]

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GIA MIAMI ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND PARTNER

February 1, 2022 – GIA Miami, a mental health treatment facility, announced the appointment of Terry Shapiro as its new Executive Vice President and Partner, effective February 1, 2022. In this new role, Shapiro will oversee Partner Relations communities in the United States and abroad and help grow the GIA Miami and Vita Recovery service […]

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NIH study advances personalized immunotherapy for metastatic breast cancer

An experimental form of immunotherapy that uses an individual’s own tumor-fighting immune cells could potentially be used to treat people with metastatic breast cancer, according to results from an ongoing clinical trial by Center researchers. National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Research Center. , which is part of the National Institutes of Health. Many people with […]

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Baby brunch to benefit children’s mental health

Tickets available now include brunch, mimosas, fashion show and silent auction February 1, 2022 – Tykes & Teens, a leading provider of the highest quality, evidence-based mental health services and programs for children and adolescents for 25 years, welcomes Brunch for babies March 30, 2022. Taking place at the Grand Harbor Golf & Beach Club, […]

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Storytelling and the importance of storytelling

By Chad Tingle Spielberg, Scorsese, Cameron, Tarantino. The directors’ Mount Rushmore. While the title “Director” is probably on their business card, if you were to ask them to describe what they do, they would probably answer you in one word. “Storyteller.” While everyone has a story to tell, not everyone can tell a story. I […]

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Do doctor-run hospitals work better?

By Leon E. Moores, MD, DSc According to global executive search firm, WittKieffer, the demand for doctors to lead hospitals and health systems has increased over the past three years. What is driving this request? Some say it’s the industry’s transition to value-based care, which focuses on quality care rather than volume-based care. As a […]

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British Columbia COVID update: Another record for patients testing positive in hospital

British Columbia recorded 24 more COVID-19-related deaths over the weekend as the number of patients testing positive in hospital neared 1,000. The Department of Health also announced nearly 5,000 new cases on Monday, although infection figures are not currently considered accurate due to the province’s revamped testing strategy, which primarily prioritizes vulnerable people. to serious […]

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New state-of-the-art operating theater installed at Orpington Hospital

A new state-of-the-art operating theater is being installed at Orpington Hospital, which will enable hundreds of additional operations to be carried out each year. The operating theater and recovery room are primarily for orthopedic procedures and will help reduce wait times for people who need knee and hip replacement surgery. The one-story building, due to […]

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NAACOS Announces 2022 Board and Committee Members

January 18, 2022 – The National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) has announced its 2022 Board of Directors, as the organization grows in size and importance and responsible care becomes an increasingly essential part of how health care is paid for and delivered. The Board of Directors helps define NAACOS’ advocacy program and member services for […]

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NLA prioritizes pediatric care by donating incubator to HopeXchange Hospital

ANL incubator The National Lottery Authority (NLA) has decided to commit resources to improve pediatric health care in the country, assured Mr. Sammy Awuku, the chief executive. The aim, he said, was to minimize the incidence of child mortality as the country seeks to achieve the third Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) by 2030. The goal […]

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Americanna Laboratories Receives Certified Marijuana Testing Laboratory (CMTL) Approval

January 14, 2022 – Americanna Laboratories, LLC (Americanna Labs), a leading laboratory for cannabis and hemp testing, has obtained regulatory approval from the Florida Department of Health to perform cannabis compliance testing as a the newest Certified Marijuana Testing Laboratory (CMTL) in the state. With this approval, Americanna becomes only the ninth facility authorized by […]

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Blood shortage temporarily closes Torrance Hospital trauma center

TORRANCE (CBSLA) – The nationwide blood shortage forced the temporary closure of the trauma center at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center earlier this week. The hospital said on Wednesday it had been forced to close its trauma center to new patients for more than two hours on Monday due to the shortage. A spokesperson for the hospital […]

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JFK MEDICAL CENTER APPOINTS NEW MEDICAL DIRECTOR

January 12, 2022 – JFK Medical Center Main and North Camps have appointed Dr. Alex Paya as Chief Medical Officer (CMO), effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Paya joins JFK Medical Center from Palms West Hospital where he served as CMO position. Dr. Paya joined HCA Healthcare in 2018 as CMO of the former University Hospital […]

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Parents of Late Jeopardy! Star Brayden Smith Sue Hospital

The death of a 24 year old Peril! champion has initiated a medical malpractice lawsuit. Debbie Smith confirmed last February that his son, a contestant on a game show Brayden Smith, had died shortly after his winning streak over Peril!. She did not give a cause of death. Now his parents Debbie and Scott Smith […]

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COVID-19 update: British Columbia reports 7 deaths, 431 in hospital

British Columbia has recorded seven more coronavirus-related deaths in the past 72 hours, the government said on Monday, along with a further significant increase in hospitalizations. The health ministry said there are now 431 people hospitalized with COVID-19, an increase of 23% from Friday and 55% from last Monday. That total includes 95 intensive care […]

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OMICRON: WHERE TO GET TESTED, WHEN TO SEEK TREATMENT

January 10, 2022) – As the highly contagious omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to spread across the country, it’s important to understand what to do next if you think you have COVID-19 or are tested positive for the virus. If you have been exposed to COVID-19 or think you may have contracted the virus, you […]

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Holy Cross Health Adds Two New Members To Board Of Directors

January 6, 2022 – Rudy Molinet, FACHE, CEO and Executive Coach at Artemis Synergies Consulting, a full-service consulting firm specializing in strategic planning, management development, executive coaching and corporate restructuring in the healthcare sector, and Nikki Austin Shipp, Founder and CEO of The NAS Advisory Group, LLC, which specializes in building relationships that add value […]

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Covid-19: China punishes officials after miscarriage outside containment hospital – News

The distressing incident was detailed in a post posted to social media by the woman’s niece on January 1. Residents line up to undergo nucleic acid tests for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Xi’an, north China’s Shaanxi province, January 4, 2022. Photo: AFP By AFP Posted: Thu Jan 6, 2022, 10:50 AM Chinese officials said on […]

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Gastro Health acquires optimal digestive care

First tuck-in acquisition in Maryland January 5, 2022 – Gastro Health, a leading national medical group specializing in digestive and liver health, has acquired Optimal Digestive Care in Frederick, Maryland. The deal was closed on Dec. 31 and marks the company’s first integrated acquisition in Maryland that will merge the practice into Gastro Health’s existing […]

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AMA: CDC quarantine and isolation guidelines are confusing and counterproductive

The following statement is attributable to: Gerald E. Harmon, MD – President, American Medical Association “Nearly two years into this pandemic, with omicron cases on the rise across the country, the American people should be able to count on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for timely, accurate, and clear advice. to protect […]

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Bolsonaro released from Brazilian hospital

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was released from hospital two days after being admitted with bowel obstruction, his latest health complication from a stabbing in 2018. “To be released now. Thank you all, ”the Brazilian leader posted on Twitter alongside a religious message and a photo of him and his doctors giving a thumbs up. Bolsonaro’s […]

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The Day – Remember When: Norwich Hospital

I remember when my sister Mary was assigned to her six-week psychology rotation at Saint Francis School of Nursing at Norwich Hospital. This 800+ acre campus was impressive for a high school freshman. Buildings were everywhere, some had big dark green screens and bars that you would find in a prison. My parents and I […]

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COVID vaccine does not cause infertility, Israeli study finds

January 5, 2022 – Ever since the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was approved, there have been rumors that it could affect women’s fertility. Some anti-vaccine activists have embraced these claims. COVID vaccines do not affect the functioning of the ovaries or the fertility of women in general, according to a study from Sheba Medical Center in Tel […]

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Day – Groton’s accident sends driver and three children to hospital

Groton – A driver and three children were taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital on Tuesday with non-life threatening injuries, following a single vehicle crash in a pole on North Road (Highway 117) , north of Alpha Avenue, police said. Groton Town Police are investigating the crash, Deputy Police Chief Paul Gately said. The Groton […]

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The day – Groton accident sends driver and three children to hospital

Groton – A driver and three children were taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital on Tuesday with non-life-threatening injuries, following a single-vehicle crash into a pole at North Road (road 117), north of Alpha Avenue, police said. Groton Town Police are investigating the accident, Deputy Chief of Police Paul Gately said. The Center Groton Fire […]

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Lee Health in search of donated blood

Current blood supply is below a critical level January 1, 2022 – Lee Health is experiencing an extreme blood shortage and is seeking donated blood to help replenish supply levels. Current blood supplies are below critical levels and Lee Health blood centers are in dire need of donors. As housing the only trauma center in […]

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At Vivant Medical Marijuana, the doctor-patient relationship is essential

By Vanessa Orr One of the most important aspects of medical care is having a trusted doctor who understands your condition before providing recommendations. This is also true in the case of certification and recertification of medical marijuana. “What sets me and my practice apart is that I am available, approachable, and believe in educating […]

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Remote patient monitoring transforms healthcare delivery

By Barbara R. Fallon Q. Is there a doctor in the house? A. Most likely, especially if doctors and community health centers take telehealth to the next level with WITHmyDOC. WITHmyDOC is a digital healthcare company that virtually connects patients to their care teams, providing real-time data to monitor symptom and disease progression. Founded in […]

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Pitt players visit children in hospital News, sports, weather, traffic and the best of Pittsburgh

Williams Hometown High-Q 11:00 – Part 4 (1/29)Watch teams from Blackhawk, Woodland Hills and Montour High Schools compete in this edition of Williams’ Hometown High-Q. 26 minutes ago Williams Hometown High-Q 11:00 – Part 3 (1/29)Watch teams from Blackhawk, Woodland Hills and Montour High Schools compete in this edition of Williams’ Hometown High-Q. 32 minutes […]

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Biden joins First Lady for Christmas Eve visit to children’s hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden brought Christmas Eve joy to hospitalized children who are not well enough to return home during the holidays. It’s a long-standing tradition for first ladies to visit the National Children’s Hospital over Christmas, but Joe Biden’s visit on Friday came as a surprise. It […]

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Brazilian footballer Pelé released from hospital

SAO PAULO – Brazilian footballer Pelé has been released from hospital, the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo announced Thursday, and will spend Christmas at home after months of medical problems following surgery to remove a colon tumor . “The patient is stable and will continue treatment for a colon tumor that was identified in […]

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Tenet and USPI enter into transaction to acquire SCD

December 22, 2021 – Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) and its subsidiary United Surgical Partners International (USPI) today completed the previously announced transaction to acquire SurgCenter Development (SCD). As part of the closing of the transaction, Tenet / USPI acquired SCD’s interests in 86 outpatient surgery centers (ASCs) and other related outpatient support services for […]

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Cleveland Clinic Weston Reaches 1000th Kidney Transplant Milestone

December 22, 2021– The Weston Hospital of the Cleveland Clinic, Broward County’s largest solid organ transplant provider, recently completed its 1,000th kidney transplant when Fort Lauderdale resident Erskine Clark, 48, received a kidney from a deceased donor. Rodolfo Blandon, MDPresident, Cleveland Clinic Weston “Reaching this milestone shows the enormous need for organ transplant services in […]

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‘Unusual activity’ triggers 5-day network outage for Missouri hospital

Capital Region Medical Center, an affiliate of the University of Missouri Health Care, spent nearly a week battling a system-wide network outage affecting its phone and computer systems. Although IT health news‘Attempts to reach Jefferson City-based facility were unsuccessful, spokesperson told local ABC Affiliate that the decision to shut down the network was triggered by […]

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CareerSource Broward Recruits Employers For Youth Summer Employment Program

Youth worker program costs and salaries covered for eight weeks December 16, 2021 – CareerSource Broward (CSBD) is actively recruiting Broward County employers to participate in its Youth Summer Employment Program (SYEP) 2022. Companies may be assigned a young adult to FREE OF CHARGE – savings of almost $ 3,500 per youth hired – thanks […]

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The AMA offers 10 health recommendations for the New Year

December 17, 2021 — As the new year approaches, the American Medical Association (AMA) offers 10 recommendations to help Americans make the most effective and lasting improvements to their health in 2020 and beyond. “A new year is a great time to consider your personal goals and how you can make positive health choices in […]

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OMICRON: WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE NEW COVID VARIANT

By Joshua Lenchus, DO, Acting Chief Medical Officer at Broward Health Omicron is the latest headline-grabbing COVID-19 variant. While this new strain of the virus raises questions, we continue to learn more about Omicron every day. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other public health partners continue to monitor Omicron, here’s […]

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Healthcare Network CEO Dr. Emily Ptaszek announces her departure

The board of directors selects the national research firm December 15, 2021 – Health network, a federally accredited health center (FQHC) that works to ensure that primary medical care is available to everyone in our community, Dr. Emily Ptaszek, President and CEO, informed the council today of his decision to step down from his post, […]

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The Day – Taftville building fire displaces families and sends resident to hospital

Norwich — Four families have been displaced and an elderly resident was taken to hospital after a building fire on Saturday night at 150 Norwich Ave. in Taftville. At 10:37 p.m. Norwich Fire Battalion Chief Scott Merchant said four fire companies – Taftville, Occum, Yantic and Norwich – had been dispatched to a fire at […]

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Holy Cross Health adds internal medicine doctor

December 10, 2021 – Nicole Nicome, MD, joined the Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group employing over 160 physicians providing service in Broward and Palm Beach counties, as an internal medicine specialist. With over 12 years of healthcare experience, Dr Nicome was Chief Medical Officer at Carecube in Brooklyn, New York before joining […]

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Senior doctor suspended after Queensland hospital investigation

A senior health official has been dismissed from his post in north Queensland following an independent review. The Mackay Hospital and Health Service confirmed that its executive director of medical services, Professor Phillip Reasbeck, had been “suspended from his duties”. An independent review of obstetrics and gynecology at Mackay Base Hospital was launched in October […]

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AUTONATION MAKES A MILLION DOLLAR DONATION TO THE MEMORIAL CANCER INSTITUTE

December 7, 2021 – AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN), America’s largest and most admired auto retailer, has donated $ 1 million to the Memorial Cancer Institute (MCI) “Growing stronger together” fundraising campaign. The donation will name the Fort Lauderdale-based company’s first-floor lobby in a self-contained, comprehensive cancer center to be built on the Memorial Hospital West […]

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Death of Barry Morton, Chairman Emeritus of Robins & Morton

December 7, 2021 – Robins & Morton Chairman Emeritus and former CEO Barry Morton passed away on December 3, 2021 at the age of 83. Morton was instrumental in the growth of the Birmingham-based construction company that bears his name, guiding its growth into one of the nation’s top commercial builders and a leader in […]

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Air Force team arrives to help taxed St. Cloud Hospital

Man was well over legal limit while driving Duluth basketball team busShawn Zelazny allegedly admitted to a state soldier that he had been drinking before driving the bus. 2 hours ago Noon weather reportForecaster Katie Steiner reports that the snow system is heading towards Minnesota on Tuesday night. 2 hours ago Representative Jim Hagedorn tested […]

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DR. ROBERT FLOOD JOINS NICKLAUS CHILD HEALTH SYSTEM

December 2, 2021 – Dr Robert Flood has been appointed Chief of Emergency Medicine at Nicklaus Children’s Health System, responsible for overseeing the emergency department on the main Nicklaus Children’s campus as well as teams of Nicklaus Children’s doctors providing medical emergency departments at collaborating hospitals in South Florida. Dr Flood comes to Nicklaus Children […]

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Holy Cross Health adds an internist to its medical group

December 2, 2021 – Maya Lucas, MD, who completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Miami at Holy Cross Health, has now joined the Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group of more than 160 physicians providing services throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties. A Fellow of the American Medical Association, American […]

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HCA Florida University Hospital opens in Davie

HCA Florida Healthcare is delighted to announce the opening of the new HCA Florida Teaching Hospital in Davie, a state-of-the-art, $ 440 million medical facility. The new HCA Florida Teaching Hospital, located adjacent to the Nova Southeastern University campus, provides a full range of health services to Davie and surrounding communities, including 24/7 emergency care […]

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The elderly seek meaning as well as medical care

By Jenni Frumer, PhD, LCSW, MSEd Seniors often seek meaning when experiencing illness or dealing with end-of-life issues. A renewed inclusion of spirituality in health care is helping to improve the quality of life for over 3,600 seniors. The MorseLife Health System serves daily in the community and on its 50-acre campus in West Palm […]

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The return of the carpet merchants

By Vanessa Orr One of the latest trends in the Florida malpractice insurance market is that out-of-state companies are setting up shop to write policies for local doctors. What they don’t understand, according to Matt Gracey, managing director, Risk Strategies, Danna-Gracey, is that it’s not as simple as it seems. “There is a whole movement […]

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The importance of employee benefits

By Summer Westerbur Like many readers of Florida Cannabis News, Just got back from MJBizCon 2021. It was wonderful to be with the cannabis community again, spending time with old friends and meeting new people. It has been two long years for all of us. Conversations I’ve had with cannabis business owners across the country […]

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HOLY CROSS HEALTH ADDS A GERIATRICIAN TO THE NEW AGEWELL CENTER

November 29, 2021 – Geriatrician Laura Alvarez Orduz, MD has joined staff at Holy Cross HealthPlex’s new AgeWell Center, a comprehensive collaborative center focused on healthcare, wellness and social interaction to help the aging population of South Florida to live their healthiest and most active lives. Laura Alvarez Orduz, MD A member of the Holy […]

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Will Julie Berman be back as Lulu Spencer?

general hospital spoilers suggest that Lulu Spencer’s character may soon wake up from her coma, and viewers are wondering if actor Julie Berman could return to reprise the role. general hospital Fans shocked by Lulu’s exit At the end of 2020, Lulu fell victim to the Floating Rib explosion. The incident came just as her […]

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Holy Cross Medical Group appoints its Vice President of Operations

November 24, 2021 – Tom Hathaway, MPA, has been promoted to vice president of operations, Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group employing more than 160 physicians providing services in Broward and Palm Beach counties. In his new role, Hathaway is responsible for executing the medical group’s strategic growth initiatives, including patient access, network […]

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Baptist Health Fisher Community Hospital welcomes its first oncology patient

November 23, 2021 – This week, Fishermen’s Community Hospital at Baptist Health welcomed its first patient to its new oncology unit. With a focus on quality and patient care, the new hospital houses an oncology suite with three private patient rooms. The unit currently offers biotherapies, transfusions, laboratory services and hydration services and will soon […]

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New Shopping Experience at M Health Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital

Crews rescue injured woman as she walks behind frozen Minnehaha FallsA woman was rescued by firefighters Wednesday night after slipping and falling into the cave behind the frozen Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis. 3 hours ago Woman Using ATM Shot In Chest In St PaulThe woman was shot in the chest but is expected to survive. […]

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VA Health Care – Here for the Veterans of Today and Tomorrow

By Dr. Miguel H. Lapuz, MD, MBANetwork Director, VA Sunshine Healthcare Network (VISN 8) Almost two years ago, when the world was beginning to experience the worst pandemic in modern times and we still did not understand how the coronavirus would behave or for how long, the VA responded quickly to meet the needs of […]

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Florida’s New HCA Teaching Hospital

What services will HCA Florida University Hospital provide? HCA Florida University Hospital will provide a full range of health services including 24/7 emergency care with certified emergency physicians, maternity ward, large level III neonatal intensive care unit that can accommodate 32 babies, orthopedics, oncology, neuroscience, diagnostic services, imaging and a full range of robotic and […]