Palmetto General Hospital, part of the Advanced Neuroscience Network (ANN), earns recognition from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) as meeting The Joint Commission’s standards for Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. As one of only two in South Florida and four in the state with this distinction, the hospital is part of an elite group of providers focused on complex stroke care. Comprehensive Stroke Centers are recognized as industry leaders and are responsible for setting the national agenda in highly specialized stroke care.
Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center is the only hospital from Miami to Jacksonville to commercially utilize the Abbott Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold in the treatment of coronary artery disease. The innovative device is inserted into a patient’s clogged artery to keep it open and restore blood flow, and then gradually disappears in about three years. It is made of naturally dissolving material and is designed to reduce the risk of future blockages that can occur with traditional metal stents.
Kaufman Rossin announced that it has once again been recognized as one of the Top 100 firms nationwide by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA).
Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel announced Shachi Mankodi, senior counsel in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office, has been appointed to serve as vice chair of the Broward County Bar Association’s (BCBA) Women in Leadership Committee.
Broward Health North would like to welcome Robyn Huebsch, B.S.N., R.N., as the new full time EMS Liaison. Robyn began her career on a medical/ surgical unit at Broward Health Medical Center after graduating from Broward College with Associates in Nursing. She always knew she wanted to be an ER Nurse; she then transitioned to BHMC’s ER in 2011.
West Boca Medical Center welcomes Barbara Bzura as director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and pediatrics department.
Florida Medical Center welcomes Tri Nguyen as the Director of Continuous Quality Improvement.
With over 30 years of healthcare human resources experience, Timothy Howard is Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center’s new chief human resources officer.
The South Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners, that oversees all actions of Memorial Healthcare System, elected its officers at the July board meeting. Laura Raybin Miller was elected Chairman, Doug Harrison was elected Vice Chairman and Karen Harrington was elected Secretary/Treasurer. The board members serving alongside the officers are Jose Basulto, Hobel Florido, Vic Narang, and newly appointed board member Frank Ledee.
West Boca Medical Center welcomes Robin McCarl-Galbavy as director of the Medical Surgical Unit.