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May 2020 - Volume 16 - Issue 11




Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Appoints New Controller

October 10 2019 – Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center announces the appointment of Yvonne Hoang as its new Controller.  In this role, Hoang will be responsible for the planning, organizing, coordinating and directing of the activities of the Accounting Department in accordance with Tenet’s policies, and will report to the Chief Financial Officer.
Hoang brings over 10 years of financial expertise to her new role at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. Prior to her appointment, she worked at sister facility, West Boca Medical Center, where she assisted in managing the daily operations of the accounting department including ensuring disbursements are timely and in compliance with corporate policies and guidelines, and assist the leadership team, directors and outside parties with financial inquires. 
Prior to working at West Boca Medical Center, Hoang worked as an accounting supervisor at Kane Financial Services.  Her responsibilities included supporting the day to day accounting functions for the senior accountants, oversee timely and accurate completion of financial statements for four different entities, including approving journal entries, review preliminary financials and final financial packages.
“We are proud to appoint Yvonne to the position of campus Controller at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center,” said Howard Brown, chief financial officer. “Her knowledge and years of effective financial management and expertise in the health care industry will be an invaluable resource to the standard of quality we provide in our community.” 
Hoang holds a bachelor of arts degree in accounting from California State-Fullerton in Fullerton, California. 
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 over 50 years. The hospital was the first in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast 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 and advanced minimally invasive procedures including Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and MitraClip. The hospital is the first in Palm Beach, Broward and Martin County to adopt the new minimally invasive convergent approach to treat patients with atrial fibrillation. Most recently, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center became the first hospital from Miami to Jacksonville to commercially utilize a fully dissolving heart stent in the treatment of coronary artery disease. Due to the outstanding work of the Heart & Vascular Institute, Palm Beach Gardens was the only hospital in Florida to receive all three Healthgrades® America's Best Cardiac Specialty Awards in 2017 – America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™, and America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™.  Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center also earned high marks for heart failure surgeries from U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 best hospitals ranking for adult clinical specialties. 
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 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. For more information or for a complimentary physician referral, please call 561-625-5070 or visit
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