South Florida Hospital News
Saturday October 10, 2015
October 2015 - Volume 12 - Issue 4




At the ANCC National Magnet Conference® in Atlanta, GA, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) announced Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, a part of Miami Children’s Health System, as the winner of the ANCC 2015 Magnet Prize® sponsored by Cerner.

Florida Medical Center is dedicating its gastroenterological (GI) suite to a respected physician who recently passed away. Dr. Norman Kaufman, a gastroenterologist, served as a member of the medical staff at the hospital for more than 30 years.

 The C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics marked the opening of its new clinic location in Lake Worth with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 24. The event was hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of  Commerce of Palm Beach County. 

Baptist Health South Florida, headquartered in Coral Gables, and Bethesda Health, headquartered in Boynton Beach, have signed an agreement to merge, pursuant to a 24-month transition period culminating on September 30, 2017. 

Palmetto General Hospital welcomes Barbara Vazquez as its new chief nursing officer. She has more than 12 years of experience in healthcare leadership positions and more than 10 years of nursing experience.

Palm Healthcare Foundation awarded $1,299,842 in grants to twenty-five local nonprofits and $214,496 in scholarships to six different institutions. Together, the funding supports the increased health and wellbeing of county residents 

Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) congratulates Megan McFall on her promotion as its new Director of Women’s Health Services.

 Ana Lopez-Blazquez, chief executive officer of Baptist Health Enterprises, was named executive vice president and chief strategy and transformation officer of Baptist Health South Florida.

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