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September 2019 - Volume 16 - Issue 3




Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

June 6, 2019 - Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center names Tammy Razmic as its chief operating officer.  In this role, Razmic will manage the daily operations and oversee the development and implementation of long-range plans, goals and objectives for Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center.  
“We are very pleased to have Tammy as a part of the Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center team to provide leadership for our operations,” said Teresa Urquhart, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center chief executive officer. “We feel confident that her passion for healthcare, and her expertise of hospital operations, will be an invaluable asset to our hospital.” 
Razmic brings over 25 years of healthcare industry experience to South Florida.  Prior to coming to Palm Beach Gardens, Razmic spent the past four years serving as the chief operating officer and financial officer at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital in North Virginia.  While at Inova Fair Oaks, some of Razmic’s accomplishments included helping the hospital earn an “A” grade from the Leapfrog group for seven straight years, and helped the hospital get named to Becker’s Hospital Review 2018 list of “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the U.S. for five straight years.  
Before working for Inova Fair Oaks, Razmic served as chief financial officer at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C.  In that role, Razmic’s responsibilities included overseeing the financial operations, case management, and information technology for the hospital.  
Razmic earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas before completing her Masters in Health Administration from Ohio University.   
About Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center is a 199-bed acute care hospital serving the medical and healthcare needs of Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast for more than 45 years. The hospital was the first in Palm Beach County to perform open-heart surgery and has since remained one of the area’s leading heart hospitals, having performed over 16,000 open-heart surgeries and more than 100,000 cardiac catheterizations to date. 
The Heart & Vascular Institute at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center offers comprehensive cardiac care including the minimally invasive procedures, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and MitraClip. The hospital is also the first in Palm Beach, Broward and Martin County to adopt the new minimally invasive convergent approach, designed to reduce procedure times and improve early outcomes for patients suffering from atrial fibrillation.
Additional services include orthopedics and joint replacement, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, diagnostic imaging, general and robotic surgery, an Epilepsy Program and 24-hour emergency care. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center’s Emergency Department offers all private rooms and is equipped with technology to help increase patient comfort, reduce wait times and provide up-to-the-minute patient status, as well as immediate access to film-based radiological images, interpretations and related data.  The hospital’s Epilepsy Program is the first of its kind in Palm Beach County to have a dedicated Epilepsy Monitoring Unit for patients in need of further assessment. 
Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for four years in a row and by Healthgrades® as a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Failure for 10 consecutive years (2007-2016). The hospital was also named by Healthgrades® as one of the 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery in 2016, and was the recipient of the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for three years in a row (2013-2015). Additionally, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care and received its sixth consecutive “A” rating in The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2015 Hospital Safety Scoreā„ . For more information or for a complimentary physician referral, please call 561-625-5070 or visit  
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