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HealthPark Care and Rehabilitation Center Wins National Quality Award

August 1, 2022 – Lee Health’s HealthPark Care and Rehabilitation Center has won the 2022 Silver AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). It is one of only 6 institutions in the state and 46 in the country to earn this honor. This recognition […]

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Charity inspires Kathryn to raise money for Fiji Children’s Hospital – News Of The Area

Kathryn Edmunds in Fiji for the opening of the first Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Cardiac Hospital, focusing on pediatric cardiology, to be established outside India. KATHRYN Edmunds, a long-time Bellingen resident who works in Coffs Harbour, recently returned from a life-changing event in Fiji. She witnessed the opening of the first Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Cardiac Hospital […]

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NEW CLINICAL TRIAL UNDERWAY FOR ALZHEIMER PATIENTS

Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute and FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Partner to Study the Effects of Ultrasound Waves on the Brain Michael McDermott. MARYLAND July 29, 2022 – Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute and Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University are collaborating to offer a new clinical trial for patients […]

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Samyuktha Hegde injured on Kreem sets, rushed to hospital

By Express press service Actor Samyuktha Hegde was injured today while performing a tricky fight sequence on the sets of social thriller Kreem. She suffered a twisted ankle and knee injury and was rushed to hospital. The film’s director Abhishek Basanth shared that the actor insisted that she do the risque stunts on her own. […]

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EPILEPSY ALLIANCE FLORIDA ANNOUNCES 2022-2025 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors will provide leadership to carry out the organization’s mission of supporting over half a million Floridians living with epilepsy July 25, 2022 – Epilepsy Alliance Florida today announced its 2022-2025 Board of Directors, effective for terms beginning July 1, 2022. The organization welcomed two new board members to its roster and […]

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital News 07/20

CHRISTUS Care on demand CHRISTUS Health has expanded access to healthcare across all departments in Texas and Louisiana with the launch of CHRISTUS On Demand Care. These virtual visits allow patients to meet with a CHRISTUS Health caregiver via live video from their smartphone, tablet or computer for their urgent care needs from 7:00 a.m. […]

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Holy Cross Health partners with HealthSun to expand access

July 18, 2022 – Holy Cross Health and HealthSun announced a partnership to expand access to Holy Cross Health’s award-winning healthcare services. Mark Doyle, President and CEO “Holy Cross Health is committed to growing its membership and entry into its network,” said Mark Doyle, President and CEO of Holy Cross Health. “This partnership with HealthSun […]

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FoundCare’s Back-to-School Health Fair – Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

Back-to-school health fairFoundCareAugust 6, 20222330 South Congress Avenue, Palm Springs, 33406 WHO: FoundCare WHAT: The FoundCare team returns with its health fair for the start of the school year To kick off National Health Center Week, parents or guardians can register their children on-site between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. or can pre-register online. From […]

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KEEPING YOUR JOINTS HEALTHY – Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

WHETHER IT’S YOUR KNEES, ELBOWS OR HIPS, TURN YOUR BROWARD HEALTH FOR YOUR ORTHOPEDIC NEEDS July 18, 2022- Have you thought of a plan to keep your joints healthy? If not, don’t worry, it’s no surprise. When we can move our bodies easily and effortlessly, many of us take our joints for granted. Joints are […]

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Tykes & Teens Back to School Video Series

Free series provides tips, tools and resources to help parents and students build a resilient return to school July 18, 2022 – To prepare parents and students for a mentally resilient return to school this fall, Tykes & Teens is once again sharing its free “Mental Health Matters” back-to-school video series. Each segment features leading […]

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FLORIDA STATE DEPLOYS TOOLS TO ADDRESS OVERDOSAGE CRISIS

July 15, 2022 – Last week, First Lady Casey DeSantis convened Florida Department of Children and Families Secretary Shevaun Harris, State Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo, and forces order to discuss recent increases in overdoses associated with fentanyl in Gadsden County. As a result of this meeting, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) […]

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Lee Health Announces First Pediatric Geneticist in Southwest Florida

Dr. Jeffrey Innis joins Lee Health July 15, 2022 — Lee Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Innis is the health system’s newest Pediatric Genetics Specialist. Dr. Innis has over 35 years of experience in medical and human molecular genetics and is the region’s premier pediatric geneticist. Dr. Innis is board certified by […]

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Lee Health Reduces Telehealth Cost of Emergency Care

July 14, 2022 – Due to the recent increase in influenza, COVID-19, and other illnesses in Southwest Florida, Lee Health is reducing the cost of telehealth visits for urgent care through Lee TeleHealth from $49 to $20. Lee Health is temporarily offering this service at a discounted price for community members so they can use […]

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital News 7/12

CHRISTUS Inpatient Rehabilitation is Highly Ranked CHRISTUS Mother Frances Sulfur Springs Inpatient Rehabilitation Center was ranked #1 out of nearly 900 rehabilitation centers served by UDS (Uniform Data System). The Uniform Data System (UDS-PRO) is an annual reporting system that provides standardized information on the performance and operation of inpatient rehabilitation centers. The performance of […]

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GREATER ACCESS TO THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN

By Josh Price – Alibaba Group Better access to the global supply chain – sourcing from countries where the quality is better, more available or cheaper – has improved many aspects of the sourcing process. However, this also brought with it a significant challenge: how can you verify that a potential supplier is legitimate, in […]

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Physician groups call for accelerated behavioral health integration

Payers and policymakers urged to join physicians in plan to support holistic care July 8, 2022 – Physician organizations are working to accelerate the integration of behavioral health services into primary care settings and address the unmet need for mental health services and treatment for use disorders of substances, but doctors cannot solve the crisis […]

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Many Significant COA Changes Included in Proposed Medicare Rule

The President and CEO of the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS), Clif Gaus, Sc.D., today released the following statement on the fee schedule proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for 2023: July 7, 2022 – “NAACOS sends a big shout out to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for taking […]

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital News 7/5

Book a ride One of our pharmacists, Pejman Pirmoradi, recently traveled to Ethiopia on business and had the honor of meeting with the Ethiopian Minister for Women and Social Affairs, Dr Ergoge Tesfaye. She told him about her goal of donating one million books to the capital’s Abrehot library. While Ethiopia is a rich country, […]

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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital News of 06/27

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulfur springs has ONE mission: Extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. beat the heat With triple-digit temperatures this month, know that heat-related injuries are a real threat. People at high risk, such as the elderly, should stay indoors on particularly hot and humid days, especially when an air pollution […]

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Lee Health Skilled Nursing Unit Wins National Quality Award

June 22, 2022 – The Skilled Nursing Unit (SNU) at Gulf Coast Medical Center has won the 2022 Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The local facility was one of only 14 in Florida and 180 in the United States, including […]

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USF Tampa General Physicians appoints first vice president of operations

Cantonis, who is a seasoned operational leader with over 20 years of experience includes inpatient and outpatient, service lines, and population health, joins USFTGP from San Diego. June 16, 2022 – USF Tampa General Physicians (USFTGP) has appointed Matthew Cantonis as senior vice president of operations. Launched in January 2022, USFTGP supports clinical practice administrative […]

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Improving prostate health during Men’s Health Month

June 17, 2022 — Throughout the year, but especially during Men’s Health Month in June, doctors at Holy Cross Health in Fort Lauderdale remind men to take control of their health. Ishai Ross, MD According to Ishai Ross, MD, urology specialist at Holy Cross Health, scheduling annual physical exams as well as routine health exams, […]

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AMA welcomes Biden administration’s focus on LGBTQ+ health

Statement attributable to: Jack Resneck Jr., MD President, American Medical Association “The Biden administration has included many laudable policies in its executive order on advancing equality for the LGBTQ+ community. The American Medical Association strongly supports efforts to reduce young people’s risk of exposure to so-called conversion therapy, an unethical practice that is not based […]

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IRF Provider Preview Reports – Now Available

June 15, 2022 – Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Provider Preliminary Reports have been updated and are now available. These reports contain provider performance scores for quality measures, which will be published on Care Compare and Provider Data Catalog (PDC) during the September 2022 Release. Please note that historically, in any given calendar year, CMS performs […]

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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center develops electronic wellness check

June 14, 2022 – My Wellness Check, an electronic health record integrated with the symptom and practice needs screening and referral system developed at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – University of Miami Health System, has been released online for all Sylvester outpatients and providers on June 1. Sylvester researchers used and studied […]

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Wisconsin anesthetist chosen as AMA president-elect

June 14, 2022 – Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH, an anesthesiologist from Wisconsin, was elected president-elect of the American Medical Association (AMA) by physicians assembled at the annual meeting of the AMA House of Delegates. After a one-year term as President-Elect, Dr. Ehrenfeld will be appointed President of WADA in June 2023. “I am honored […]

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DCMA physicians are graduates of the Physician Leadership Academy

June 13, 2022 – Physicians from the Dade County Medical Association (DCMA), Broward County Medical Association (BCMA), and Palm Beach County Medical Society (PBCMS) graduate from the Physician Leadership Academy (PLA) of Southern California. Florida, an activity held at the Windham Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale. Angel Bosch, CEO of the DCMA, Audrea Vaugh, DO,; Estelamari […]

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‘Topping out’ marks milestone in construction of Parkview Kosciusko Hospital

FORT WAYNE, IND. – JUNE 10, 2022 – A ‘finishing’ ceremony today marked a milestone in the construction of Parkview Warsaw, which will become the full-service Parkview Kosciusko Hospital when the project is completed in the summer of 2023. During the ceremony, Weigand Construction team members secured the project’s final steel beam, which […]

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NIH researchers discover new genetic eye disease

Genetic and clinical research reveals a new type of macular dystrophy, a cause of central vision loss. Researchers from the National Eye Institute (NEI) have identified a new disease that affects the macula, a small light-sensitive part of the retina necessary for sharp central vision. Scientists report their findings on the new, as yet unnamed […]

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MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL OBTAINS ADVANCED ACCREDITATION FOR HEART FAILURE

Hollywood Facility is one of only four in the United States to meet the highest standards June 7, 2022 – Memorial Regional Hospital recently entered elite business, becoming the fourth hospital in the United States to earn Advanced Accreditation for Heart Failure from the American College of Cardiology (ACC). The Hollywood-based facility, home to the […]

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Delhi Hospital News: Teleconsultation Service Launched at Municipal Corporation of Delhi Hospital | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena on Monday inaugurated an app-based nationwide medical teleconsultation at the MCD-run Hindu Rao Hospital. Delhi Municipality and Hindu Rao Hospital became the first organizations to provide round-the-clock medical services through the OPD “eSanjeevani” project, run by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. “It was a great […]

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Mount Sinai Medical Center welcomes new cancer center director

Dr. Steven Hochwald will usher in a new era of nationally recognized cancer care. MIAMI BEACH, Florida — June 1, 2022 — Mount Sinai Medical Center welcomes Steven Hochwald, MD, MBA, FACS, as the inaugural director of the new Irma and Norman Braman Cancer Center, which is expected to be completed in 2025. Dr. Hochwald […]

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City partners with Lincoln Hospital – News

City have teamed up with Lincoln Hospital, which will provide additional medical support to the club’s playing team. Lincoln Hospital, based on Nettleham Road and part of the Circle Health Group, becomes a gold level partner and will help with scans, recovery and diagnostics. City performance manager Ross Burbeary said: “Lincoln Hospital plays a […]

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South Florida ACHE Member Spotlight: Rudy Molinet

By Vanessa Orr As a registered nurse, Rudy Molinet was able to follow his passion for helping people. And while he appreciated being able to play an important role in the lives of patients, he realized that a career in healthcare leadership offered the opportunity to make an even greater difference. “As a nurse, I […]

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Feeding baby when formula is hard to find

By Aniruddh Setya, MD, FAAP Formula shortages and empty store shelves have caused panic among parents and caregivers. Some get their supplies with the help of family and friends while others struggle to buy just one. Infant formula supply problems began when an Abbott Nutrition facility abruptly closed after Similac, Alimentum and EleCare formulas were […]

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Progress in mental health facilities

By Charles A. Michelson, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP Healthcare workers around the world have long realized the additional need for behavioral healthcare providers and clinics. With the ongoing pandemic, a significant layer of stress has been added to the public, on top of the general polarization we are seeing across the country. The results of […]

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The severity of jury verdicts should concern Florida doctors

By Vanessa Orr In March of this year, an Iowa City family was awarded $97.5 million in a medical malpractice case, the largest such award in state history. This verdict, along with a new Florida House bill on the horizon, should send red flags to doctors in Florida, according to Julie Danna, senior vice president, […]

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Children’s Harbor welcomes new board member

June 1, 2022 – Lisa Mooney, The vice president and chief commercial officer of BankUnited, a national bank headquartered in Miami Lakes, has joined the Children’s Harbor board. Children’s Harbor is a nationally accredited non-profit agency whose mission is to help strengthen struggling families in our community while providing safe shelter and support for teens […]

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Keith Zimmerman Named President of HCA Healthcare’s MidAmerica Division

Keith Zimmerman Named President of HCA Healthcare’s MidAmerica Division (Photo: Business Wire) Keith Zimmerman Named President of HCA Healthcare’s MidAmerica Division (Photo: Business Wire) As president of the MidAmerica division, Zimmerman will have responsibility for seven hospitals and numerous other care sites serving the greater Kansas City area. Zimmerman replaces Mel Lagarde, who is retiring […]

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Over 6,000 screened at Thumbay University Hospital – News

Published: Thu 26 May 2022, 06:07 PM More than 6,000 people from 40 different nationalities enjoyed the benefits of Thumbay Teaching Hospital Free Medical and Dental Mega Camp in Al Jurf, Ajman held on Sunday. The free mega health camp offered health check-ups with specialist consultants and general practitioners in specialties such as cardiology, internal […]

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Casting alternatives for the 21st century

By Olufemi Nassi With fracture season upon us, many clinics are looking for ways to streamline bone and joint care and improve the healing experience for their patients. Mara Landis was a patient at the University of Miami Health System. She recently broke her arm playing tennis and was using a fiberglass cast until she […]

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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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CONHI receives $100,000 gift for new smart hospital – News Center

Monday, May 23, 2022 • Neph Rivera: Contact A $100,000 donation from longtime University of Texas at Arlington benefactors Dr. Al Clark and Shalyn Clark will better equip the next generation of nurses to thrive in the dynamic healthcare environment of ‘today. The donation will support the construction of a modernized smart hospital equipped with […]

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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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Holy Cross Health receives $25,000 grant from ALS Association

(Left to right): Ray Carson, CEO of the Florida Chapter of the ALS Association; Holy Cross Health ALS Clinic Co-directors Gustavo Alameda, MD and Nithya Mathai, DNP, APRN, FNP-C; Jo-Ann Clynch, ALS Association Florida Chapter Board Member; Stan Meadows, executive director of the Phil Smith Neuroscience Institute at Holy Cross Health; Tiana Duana, Regional Program […]

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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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FOUNDCARE APPOINTS NEW MANAGEMENT – Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report

Federally Qualified Healthcare Center Appoints Marcia Young as Chief Operating Officer, Andy Antenor as Chief Financial Officer and Promotes Dr. Jean Monice to Chief Medical Officer May 19, 2022 – FoundCare’s new CEO, Christopher Irizarry, has convened new leadership for the C-suite, including Marcia Young as chief operating officer of the organization and Andy Antenor […]

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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 […]