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October 2020 - Volume 17 - Issue 4

Statewide Community Practice Succeeds in Lowering Costs, Maintaining High Quality for Patients
October 22, 2020 - Since June 2016, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) has participated in the Oncology Care Model (OCM), a national innovative payment program designed to lower the costs of cancer care nationwide, while maintaining high-quality enhanced services to Medicare beneficiaries

October 23 2020 - Here are statistics of which every woman who has postponed a mammogram should be aware: Women who had mammograms had a 25% lower rate of advanced breast cancer and a 41% lower rate of breast cancers that were fatal within 10 years, according to a recent study published in the journal Cancer.

There is no reason to delay your care.  The Palm Beach Health Network offers safe, high quality care you can count on 24/7.
October 23 2020 - It’s that time of year again. Patients may be close to or have already met their insurance deductibles, and getting in for surgery before December 31 could reduce out-of-pocket expenses by thousands.  The hospitals of the Palm Beach Health Network, including Delray Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center, recognize that life is better without pain, and many patients wonder why they waited so long after having a procedure that helps their overall health. 

October 23, 2020 – Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is keeping kids’ health and safety a priority with the donation of 80,000 cloth masks to the School District of Palm Beach County this week, providing a mask for every child enrolled at a public school in grades K-5. With the return to in-person classroom learning, mask use among kids will be important to help manage the spread of COVID-19.

Good Samaritan Medical Center Excels in Stroke Outcomes
October 23, 2020 – Good Samaritan Medical Center is 5-star rated for Stroke outcomes according to new research released by Healthgrades, a leading resource connecting consumers, physicians and health systems. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions using Medicare data, and additional analyzes outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 16 states.
The Indian River County Hospital District has posted an RFP seeking proposals to operate a Mental Health with secondary substance use treatment Intensive Outpatient Program in Indian River County for Indian River County Residents. Pre-Submission Conference Date: Novemebr 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM. Proposal Due Date & Time: November 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM. 

October 22, 2020 - Progressive Care Inc. (OTCQB: RXMD) (“Progressive Care” or the “Company”), a personalized healthcare services and technology company, is pleased to announce that ClearMetrX Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, has completed an automated 340B data feed integration to expand the total addressable market available to ClearMetrX Inc. as a third-party administrator (“TPA”) for 340B healthcare providers nationwide.

October 22 2020 - Barbara James, vice president and executive director of the Bethesda Hospital Foundation Baptist Health South Florida, and Stephen M. Zaloom, partner with the law firm of Jeck, Harris, Raynor & Jones, P.A., have been elected to the board of trustees at Palm Health Foundation, Palm Beach County’s community foundation for health. James and Zaloom join a board of county leaders chaired by Denise Bober, senior vice president of human resources at The Breakers Palm Beach.

October 22 2020 - On Friday, October 23, the Alliance for Aging, a not-for-profit organization devoted to caring for older people in the Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties, is holding its virtual fundraiser. The New Face of Aging conference series aims to bring professionals and the community together to learn how we can collectively work to increase the quality of life of older adults, even in this time of COVID

Westside Regional offers advanced screening services, including 3D Tomosynthesis,
digital mammography and state-of-the-art ultrasound screening for breast imaging
October 22, 2020 -  Westside Regional Medical Center’s cancer program offers a full continuum of services, including early detection programs and highly specialized surgical and medical care, as well as the experience of some of the finest cancer specialists in South Florida, working together to deliver an unmatched level of cancer care and ensure the best outcome for each patient.
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