Broward Health North’s Clinical Lab and Blood Gas Lab had an outstanding College of American Pathology (CAP) survey. A Team of 8 CAP inspectors came from Baptist Healthcare to inspect documentation for quality control standards, process improvement outcomes, procedure manuals and non-waived point of care testing. The surveyors reviewed the areas of Hematology, Coagulation, Chemistry, Blood Bank, Histology, General Lab, Urinalysis and Blood Gas Laboratory. Over 2500 CAP standards were reviewed.
After undergoing an on-site evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care, Broward Health North (BHN) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for certification as a Primary Stroke Center, Stroke Rehabilitation, Hip and Knee Joint Replacement, Alzheimer’s disease as well as certification for Spine . According to The Joint Commission standards, BHN provides the next generation of care to patients.
The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University has received a ranking of No. 46 for its Master of Science Nursing (MSN) program and No. 44 for its Doctor of Nursing (DNP) program by the U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Graduate Schools Guidebook. The College has quickly risen from its previous ranking of No. 72 for its master’s and doctoral programs in 2016, and this is the highest ranking for FAU’s graduate nursing programs in its 27-year history.
Ora Strickland, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, dean of Florida International University (FIU) Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences, is one of 19 nurse researchers being inducted into the 2016 class of the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. Of the more than 16 million nurses worldwide, Dean Strickland now joins fewer than 100 nursing professionals to receive this prestigious honor since its inception.
Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) has been recognized as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This is the seventh consecutive year HCA has been honored, underscoring its consistent commitment to ethical business standards and practices.
Good Samaritan Medical Center’s new Cancer Genetics Program can help determine whether you are at risk for certain types of cancer. The program, led by Dr. Elisabeth McKeen, medical oncologist, and Conni Murphy, a nurse practitioner with specialized training in cancer genetics, consists of a genetic screening process and counseling sessions.