South Florida Hospital News
Tuesday March 26, 2019

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March 2019 - Volume 15 - Issue 9




CBRE has been appointed as exclusive agent to sell a shovel-ready development project known as 212 Aventura. Located at 21291 Northeast 28 Avenue in Aventura, Florida, the1.63-acre site sits just 500 yards north of Aventura hospital on the west side of Biscayne Blvd. 
CBRE’s Peter Messina, CCIM and Carol Ellis-Cutler are spearheading selling efforts at the property on behalf of developer, Aventura Medical Center, LLC. 
On March 25, 2019, Miami Cancer Institute announced the opening of its Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Clinic, including the regions’ first (1 of only 12 in the world), 3D whole body photo-imaging system designed to improve the accuracy of diagnosing melanoma and other skin cancers.  

Wellington Regional Medical Center, representatives from the Universal Health Services and Westlake city leadership held a ribbon-cutting the afternoon of March 25, 2019, marking the completion of construction of the new ER at Westlake located in Westlake,Fla. The new ER,which will be the first emergency healthcare services available in the community of Westlake,will officially open for patients on Tuesday,April 9.

Health Law Member Lani M. Dornfeld , with Brach Eichler LLC, located in Palm Beach, has recently been given the CHPC® designation (Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance) by the Compliance Certification Board (CCB®), an organization that has developed criteria to determine competence in the practice of compliance and ethics across various industries and specialty areas. 


The Grand Gala was the organization’s largest social and fundraising event in its history, with MEDNAX Health Solutions Partner serving as title sponsor, and headline entertainment by Michael Feinstein, multi-platinum-selling, five-time Grammy-nominated singer and pianist.


South Broward Community Health Services is now Memorial Primary Care, a name change that reflects the continued patient-centered care that its network of facilities have been providing for more than 20 years. 
As an integral part of Memorial Healthcare System’s commitment to providing healthcare services to patients, regardless of their ability to pay, Memorial Primary Care is dedicated to delivering high-quality, cost-effective, patient-centered primary care. With locations throughout south Broward County including Hollywood, Dania Beach, Hallandale Beach, Pembroke Pines and Miramar, a team of physicians, nurses, social workers, a nutritionist and support staff work together to meet each patient’s healthcare needs in a friendly and culturally sensitive environment. 

MyClinic, the only free clinic in northern Palm Beach County, hosted a cocktail event to honor donors and celebrate community milestones on Thursday, March 14. More than  120 supporters, donors and volunteers gathered to learn about new developments at MyClinic, tour the facility and meet volunteers and people who have benefitted from the free medical services the clinic provides. Besides honoring its major donors, MyClinic announced it has surpassed the halfway mark in its effort to raise $1.64 million to eliminate debt associated with the purchase of the clinic’s 5,000-square-foot medical office building


Florida Medical Center celebrates National Doctors’ Day by paying tribute to its physicians for their service, skill and compassion. The observance commemorates the nation's doctors, who have dedicated themselves to public service by helping to ensure the good health of US citizens. Doctors are qualified and licensed individuals who practice medicine of all forms. This year, we celebrate our physicians as valuable members of our Community Built on Care and will honor them through various events and activities at Florida Medical Center. 

Hanley Foundation, a community leader in substance abuse prevention and education, will present its Alcohol Literacy Challenge (ALC) to schools statewide during April’s National Alcohol Awareness Month. Educators also will be working to share statistics and key messaging on drinking – and binge drinking in particular – to help parents educate their children as well as themselves.


Firearm-related deaths in school-age children are increasing at alarming rates in the United States where homicide rates are about 6- to 9-fold higher than those in comparably developed countries. This epidemic poses increasingly major clinical, public health and policy challenges. 

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