South Florida Hospital News
Saturday September 22, 2018
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March 2018 - Volume 14 - Issue 9

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Broward Health Medical Center Recognized for Providing High Quality Adult Liver Transplant Care

Broward Health Medical Center has been recognized as a Blue Distinction® Center for adult liver donor transplant care, as part of Florida Blue’s Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that demonstrate expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community.

In order to be named a Blue Distinction Center for transplants, hospitals must demonstrate success in meeting patient safety criteria as well as transplant-specific quality measures in one or more of the following transplant types: adult heart, adult lung, adult deceased donor liver, adult living donor liver, adult pancreas, pediatric heart, pediatric liver, or either adult or pediatric autologous/allogeneic bone marrow/stem cell transplant.
 
Broward Health Medical Center has performed liver transplants since February 2004, offering patients hope for a longer, more active life. The hospital provides adults with severe liver disease a care plan that is tailored to the needs of each individual patient in a dedicated unit offering state-of-the-art transplant care. 
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