South Florida Hospital News
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October 2019 - Volume 16 - Issue 4




October 17, 2019 – New robotic arm technology at Jupiter Medical Center is designed to help orthopedic surgery patients, undergoing a total knee replacement, recover faster and experience less pain.
Dr. Vincent A. Fowble of Palm Beach Orthopedic Institute performed the hospital’s first total knee replacement surgery using the MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology in mid-October. Dr. Fowble’s patient, a 57-year-old woman, is the first Jupiter Medical Center patient to receive a knee replacement utilizing the new technology.

October 17, 2019 – Experts at Baptist Health Neuroscience Center and Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute are the first in South Florida to repair brain aneurysms in a minimally invasive manner using an all-new technology. 

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2019 - SOL Global Investments Corp. ("SOL Global" or the "Company") (CSE: SOL) (OTCPK: SOLCF) (Frankfurt: 9SB) is pleased to announce that 3 Boys Farms, LLC ("3 Boys Farm"), which owns and operates one of the original fourteen (14) medical marijuana treatment center licenses in Florida, will now operate under the business name "One Plant" after receiving the required regulatory approvals. SOL Global embraced the name One Plant for 3 Boys Farm and the Company's proposed dispensaries nationwide as the team firmly believes that just this "one" plant can solve countless problems.

October 18, 2019 - FoundCare, Inc., a federally qualified health care center serving Palm Beach County residents, was recently awarded the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County’s Health & Wellness Award. The Health and Wellness Award was presented at the recent 22nd Annual Triunfo Awards Gala. More than 250 local business leaders in the community came together at the Marriott in West Palm Beach to honor one another’s triumphs and commemorate another year in the chamber’s history.

October 16, 2019 - As a staff nurse step down at Hialeah Hospital, Laura Gomez, RN, is recognized for striving to make a difference one patient at a time. This nomination is a testament to her hard work. She received the Daisy Award for her compassion, kindness and patience.  She ensures that both the patient and the patient's family, receive exceptional care. “We congratulate Laura Gomez for being a Daisy Award winner.  She is a selfless, friendly nurse, who is constantly striving to learn, and is an example to her colleagues,” said Michael Bell, CEO of Hialeah Hospital. 
October 16, 2019 -  VERO BEACH: Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital has expanded access to healthcare by launching an online service that enables patients to see a medical professional 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Through Express Care Online, patients can see and communicate quickly with a healthcare provider about urgent healthcare matters using any mobile device, such as a smartphone, tablet, or a desktop computer. The provider can evaluate, diagnose and treat an ailment, and prescribe medication if necessary.

October 16, 2019 – Thriving Mind South Florida (contracting as South Florida Behavioral Health Network, Inc), a nonprofit organization supported by Florida’s Department of Children and Families that funds prevention and treatment services for serious mental illness and substance use disorders for the uninsured population of Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties, along with Miami-Dade Police Department, the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida and Florida Department of Children and Families, were awarded a three-year, $749,997 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.

October 14, 2019 - U.S. News & World Report has recognized Broward Health Medical Center and Broward Health North as high performance hospitals in several procedures and conditions. 
Broward Health Medical Center has received the Best Regional Hospital Award Badge in Miami-Fort Lauderdale from U.S. News & World Report. The hospital was also rated as high performing in hip replacement procedures and for its treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure. Broward Health North was also recognized for its high performance in hip replacement procedures. 

October 15, 2019 – In recognition of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade (HSCMD) announced it will be hosting a When a Baby Dies sensitivity seminar on Tuesday, October 22nd to help bereaved parents, children and grandparents cope with a loss of a baby. The seminar will also work to educate professionals on the proper ways to assist parents in the grief process.  

October 15 2019 - A microscopic image of liver tissue affected by non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The large and small white spots are excess fat droplets filling liver cells (hepatocytes). Dr. David Kleiner, NCI. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston report that the injectable hormone tesamorelin reduces liver fat and prevents liver fibrosis (scarring) in people living with HIV. The study was conducted by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Cancer Institute, both parts of NIH. The findings were published online today in The Lancet HIV

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