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February 2020 - Volume 16 - Issue 8




Good Samaritan Medical Center Announces Medical Director Appointments for Clinical Informatics and Breast Institute

August 8 2019 - Good Samaritan Medical Center announces the following medical director appointments: 
Dr. K.C. Cohen: Medical Director of Clinical Informatics
Dr. John Rimmer: Medical Director for the Breast Institute
In her new role, Dr. Cohen will collaborate with physicians, nursing, and clinical leadership and will train staff as it pertains to the usage of clinical applications.  Dr. Cohen is a board certified oncologic and hepatobiliary surgeon specializing in general and oncologic surgery.  
Dr. Rimmer, will lead the direction and provide strategic, medical, and scientific leadership for the Breast Institute.  Dr. Rimmer is a board certified breast surgeon specializing in breast cancer surgical management.  Dr. Rimmer has over 30 years of surgical experience in the field of breast health.  
The Breast Institute offers low-dose screening and diagnostic mammography, breast cancer surgery, stereotactic biopsy, ultrasound, CT scanning, PET-CT, bone densitometry, genetic testing and counseling, and support groups for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients or patients with advanced breast cancer.
“We welcome both Dr. Cohen and Dr. Rimmer into their new roles as Medical Directors of Good Samaritan Medical Center’s Clinical Informatics and our Comprehensive Breast Institute.  We are confident both Dr. Cohen and Dr. Rimmer will lead the team in continuing to provide the highest quality treatment and care to our patients,” said Good Samaritan CEO Tara McCoy.  “We need the leadership of Dr. Rimmer and Dr. Cohen to continue to promote advancements in the way we offer care and support in our community.”
Dr. Cohen holds a BSA in Biology from the University of Georgia, and earned her M.D. in Allopathic Medicine from American University of the Caribbean.  
Dr. Rimmer earned his undergraduate degree from Guy’s Hospital Medical School in London, England and his medical degree from King’s College Hospital Medical School in London, England.   
About Good Samaritan Medical Center
Good Samaritan Medical Center is a 333-bed acute care hospital providing sophisticated, personalized medical care to Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast for over 95 years. 
As one of the area’s leading oncology centers, the hospital’s Cancer Institute provides general and highly specialized cancer services and is accredited by the Commission on Cancer, a program of the American College of Surgeons. Good Samaritan Medical Center’s Breast Institute is designated by the American College of Surgeons as a National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a designation reserved for breast centers that achieve high standards across the most effective breast cancer treatments. The Breast Institute is also a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.
Additional services include general and robotic surgical options through the hospital’s Surgical Institute, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, 24-hour emergency care, advanced cardiac care through the Cardiac and Vascular Institute, diagnostic imaging, maternity services and a Sleep Disorders Center. Good Samaritan is also home to The Palms Medical Detoxification, one of a select few hospital-based medically supervised alcohol and drug detoxification centers.
Good Samaritan Medical Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for two consecutive years and earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. The hospital was also the recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for three years in a row (2014-2016) and is a designated Center of Excellence for Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery™.
To learn more about Good Samaritan Medical Center, or for a complimentary physician referral, visit or call 561-650-6023.
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