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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 […]

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India: 4 newborns dead in the fire of the children’s ward of the hospital – News

Madhya Pradesh government announces investigation after fire at Kamla Nehru hospital in Bhopal ANI By Agencies Posted: Tue 9 Nov 2021, 02:41 AM Four of 40 infants in a government hospital’s newborn care unit died in central India when a fire swept through the unit on Monday evening, government officials said. The four children died […]

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Vita Recovery Celebrates Grand Opening of Miami Clinic

New treatment center to provide comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment in the heart of Miami November 8, 2021 – GIA Miami is proud to announce the official opening of its sister clinic, Vita Recovery, a sophisticated Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) specifically designed to treat drug addiction and the ‘alcoholism. The […]

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What’s new in pediatric surgery

By Carmen Ramos-Irizarry, MD Take a stand on gun safety and prevention Gunshot wounds are the second leading cause of death in children, behind traffic accidents. Tragically, when a child tries to kill himself with a gun, he “succeeds” 95% of the time, making gun accidents and deaths a top priority for pediatric surgeons. Laws […]

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WADA Announces CPT Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Recall

New code for the Janssen booster added to the codes created for the Moderna and Pfizer boosters October 27, 2021 – The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the Current procedural terminology (CPT®) The code set has been updated by the CPT’s Editorial Board to include a new code for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses […]

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Former US President Bill Clinton admitted to hospital – News

PA Washington – Clinton is being treated for an infection unrelated to Covid. By AP Posted: Fri, 15 Oct 2021, 6:17 AM Last update: Fri, 15 Oct 2021, 07:40 Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to a Southern California hospital on Tuesday with an infection, but is “on the mend,” his spokesperson said Thursday. Clinton, […]

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Holy Cross Health Adds Family Practice Physician

October 4, 2021 – Paulna Lorimaire, MD, has joined the Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group of more than 160 physicians providing services in Broward and Palm Beach counties, as a family physician. Dr. Lorimaire was most recently resident physician at Medical Center, Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia, the second largest hospital in […]

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Mennonite Health System Inaugurates $ 6 Million Projects at Caguas Hospital

From left to right: Wilmary F. Nieves, Manager of the Specialized Rehabilitation Unit; Leonardo Pirillo, medical director of the Specialized Rehabilitation Unit; and the mayor of Caguas, William Miranda-Torres. The Mennonite Health System has unveiled its new specialized rehabilitation unit at its hospital in Caguas, which will soon begin offering services to manage the recovery […]