South Florida Hospital News
Monday May 27, 2019

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May 2019 - Volume 15 - Issue 11



May 16, 2019 - As part of its National Nurses Week celebration, Florida Medical Center honored its best nurses at a special awards ceremony. Nurses from all departments were recognized for their hard work and commitment to patient care. “Nurses play an important role in our Community Built on Care. 

May 16, 2019 - As a Medical Intensive Care Unit Nurse at Florida Medical Center, Frantz Jean Claude, RN, is recognized for striving to make a difference one patient at a time. This Daisy Award nomination is a testament to his hard work. 

May 15th, 2019 - SR Construction Services LLC and Saltz Michelson Architects have been announced by FoundCare as the selected construction consortium for their important upcoming project located at 5867 Okeechobee Boulevard in West Palm Beach.

May 10, 2019 — The distinguished team of heart and vascular experts at JFK Medical Center recently became the first in the state of Florida to perform a new and innovative technique that prevents coronary artery obstruction during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a rare but often fatal complication.  The procedure is called, Bioprosthetic Aortic Scallop Intentional Laceration to prevent Iatrogenic Coronary Artery obstruction (BASILICA).

Florida Medical Center proudly honors Dr. Eric Beyer, Cardiothoracic Surgeon as the hospital’s Physician of the Quarter. Dr. Beyer was nominated because his colleagues describe him as highly engaged, and he is beloved by both staff and patients. 

FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Researchers Receive $801,000 from Florida Department of Health
May 16, 2019 – The oceans cover more than 70 percent of the earth’s surface and provide a rich source of unique, bioactive natural products. Their chemical diversity and structural complexity represent an untapped supply of potential new drugs, lead compounds for medicinal chemistry and biological probes to better understand diseases. More than 50 percent of cancer drugs currently used have originated from natural products. 

May 14, 2019 - Delray Medical Center announced today it’s a recipient of the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM for the second year in a row. This distinction places Delray Medical Center among the top 5% of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data as evaluated by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals. 

May 12, 2019 - Second Facility in Palm Beach County Expected to Serve 450+ New High-Acuity Patients Annually. 
VITAS® Healthcare, the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care, announces the grand opening of the VITAS Healthcare Inpatient Unit (IPU) at Good Samaritan Medical Center. VITAS staff members and executives were joined at the grand opening event on Thursday, May 9, by local dignitaries, business and community leaders. The unit will officially begin receiving admissions later this month. To refer a patient, please call (561) 461-8802 or download the VITAS referral mobile app. 

May 14, 2019 - The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced the hiring of Aletha Maybank, M.D., M.P.H., as its first ever chief health equity officer. Dr. Maybank joins the AMA after serving as deputy commissioner and founding director of the Center for Heath Equity within New York City’s public health department. 

Just as news and information travel around the world with ease, so do diseases and global health trends.As part of the mission of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, the Global Health Consortium hosted the 2019 Global Health Conference at the InterContinental Miami earlier this month, offering three days of cutting-edge workshops and plenary sessions themed around innovative topics and inspiring panelists and speakers.

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