South Florida Hospital News
Tuesday May 22, 2018

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May 2018 - Volume 14 - Issue 11




South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report - WEEKLY UPDATE NEWSLETTER MAY 21, 2018


 The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) honored Barry Preter, administrator of Plaza Health Network’s Arch Plaza Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in North Miami, Florida with the 2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. The leadership award was celebrated during the awards luncheon at ACHCA’s 52nd Annual Convocation and Exposition in Orlando, Florida in April. 


Regenerative Medicine Provides Effective Therapeutic Options for Certain Conditions

Boca Raton Regional Hospital is now offering regenerative medicine therapy for orthopedic patients undergoing rehabilitation for conditions of the tendons, bone and peripheral joints — especially osteoarthritis of the knee. The treatment centers around the use of the body’s natural healing process to stimulate healing, diminish pain and restore natural function in the affected area.
According to Joshua Rothenberg, DO, and Director of Regenerative Medicine at the Hospital, the therapies are showing great promise and often enable patients to recover more quickly and obtain better pain relief from their musculoskeletal injury or disability. 

Hospital Nationally Recognized for Stellar Health and Wellness Best Practices

Jupiter Medical Center began the first quarter of 2018 with multiple awards and accreditations recognizing the excellence of its programs. The medical center remains committed to implementing the best practices in health care, with the goal of providing excellent medical care. Awards and recognition include:

Florida Sterling Council Honors Two Diverse Role Model Organizations

The Florida Sterling Council today announced that the Florida Department of Health in Broward County is the recipient of the prestigious Governor's Sterling Award for 2018. In addition, the City of Tallahassee Underground Utilities & Public Infrastructure was awarded the Governor’s Sterling Sustained Excellence Award.

 For the second year in a row, seniors in Barry University’s Podiatric Medicine program have achieved a 100 percent passing rate on both the written and clinical APMLE Part II exams. The national average is 90 percent. In all, 43 Barry seniors took the exam.

South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report - Weekly Pulse Newsletter - May 17, 2018


Maribel A. Torres, MSM, BS, RN, BC joins the staff of Hialeah Hospital as the hospital’s new chief nursing officer. Torres has more than 20 years of clinical and administrative experience in nursing. In her new role at Hialeah Hospital, Torres is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the hospital’s nursing units and their daily operations.

 Hialeah Hospital proudly honors Reynier Perez, assistant controller, as the hospital’s Employee of the Month for April.

Coral Gables Hospital Chief Operating Officer, Madison Workman, and several members of the staff participated in the Mercedes Benz Corporate Run. A portion of the proceeds go to the United Way of Miami-Dade County.  The United Way’s focus is to identify and resolve pressing community issues and to make measurable changes in communities through partnerships with schools, government agencies, businesses, organized labor, financial institutions, community development corporations, voluntary and neighborhood associations, the faith community and others. The main areas include education, income and health. “We wanted to come and be a part of the run to support the community in creating awareness for health, wellness and the United Way,” said Coral Gables Hospital COO, Madison Workman. 

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