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American Shared Hospital Services Announces Fourth Quarter

Conference call on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. PT San Francisco, Calif., March 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — American Shared Hospital Services (NYSE American: AMS) (the “Company”), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for stereotactic radiosurgery and advanced radiation therapy equipment and services, today announced […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Metro Detroit Hospital Services Extends Long-Term Partnership with Lavatec

United StatesA sure sign of Detroit’s ongoing renaissance and revitalization is evident just a few miles from the heart of the city. Last year, Metro Detroit Hospital Services (MDAHS) completed construction of a new state-of-the-art laundromat across the street from Henry Ford Hospital on Elijah McCoy Drive. Fourteen years after first connecting […]

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Pay-as-you-go eliminates payday loans and overdraft fees for millions of American workers

NEW YORK, August 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Millions of working Americans are caught in the vicious cycle of debt due to their addiction to payday loans and paying expensive overdraft fees to pay their bills on time and make ends meet. However, according to new research from the Aite-Novarica Group, having access to your paycheck […]