Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital have partnered to create a new 29,000-square-foot pediatric health center and urgent care facility in Naples.
St. Mary’s Medical Center and the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital welcome Rick Naegler to the position of chief operating officer.
Catholic Hospice names Isabel T. Vizcon Director of Business Development. Vizcon has over 20 years of healthcare and provider relations experience, and was previously the Provider Relations Manager at United Home Care.
Lakeside Medical Center is proud to announce that Janet D. Moreland, ARNP, MSN, LHRM, is the hospital’s new Director of Nursing. Moreland has more than 30 years of experience in hospital, home health, skilled nursing, community, and public health primary care environments and has served as clinical faculty. Moreland was promoted to the position having served as the hospital’s Interim Director of Nursing for the past several months, in addition to her role since 2013 as Director of Quality and Patient Safety.
HCA East Florida announced that Brandon Haushalter has been named Chief Executive Officer of Kendall Regional Medical Center.
Broward Health Coral Springs is pleased to announced Felicia Svaighert, MHA, BSN, RN, as the new 4East/PCU Nurse Manager. Felicia started her career as a staff RN working at Bethesda Memorial and later Palms West Hospital in Palm Beach. She went on to become a nursing supervisor at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Palm Beach and eventually the nurse manager for their a 42-bed telemetry unit for the past three years. Felicia has her Bachelor’s degree in nursing from FAU and her Master’s degree in Health Administration from University of Phoenix.
Broward Health Coral Springs is pleased to announce the promotion of Cecile Kaplan, BSN, RN, CNOR, CPHQ, CSSGB, LHRM, from Quality Management Specialist to the Coordinator, Epidemiology position.
Lance Simkins, M.D., FACC, an interventional cardiologist with Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS) has recently been awarded Diplomate status with the American Board of Clinical Lipidology (ABCL). Dr. Simkins has been an interventional cardiologist in South Florida since 1991 and joined TFPS in 2012. He is on staff at The Heart Institute of Florida at Florida Medical Center, a campus of North Shore in Fort Lauderdale, where he is the current Chief Wellness Officer. He is a member of the Tenet Florida Heart & Vascular Network.
With the tragic losses of celebrities George Michael, Florence Henderson, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, the cases of congestive heart failure (CHF)-related deaths have risen dramatically. According to the American Heart Association, it is estimated that heart failure affects more than 5 million people in the United States and results from the heart’s inability to pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs.