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October 2018 - Volume 15 - Issue 4

Jeffrey M. Welch was recently appointed as chief executive officer of Florida Medical Center (FMC) and Tenet’s Miami-Dade Group, which consists of a network of five hospitals: Coral Gables Hospital, Florida Medical Center, Hialeah Hospital, North Shore Medical Center and Palmetto General Hospital. 

Jonathan E. Watkins is an accomplished healthcare professional who began his leadership career in Memphis, TN with the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system. There he quickly earned the respect and support of peers, physicians, and the system’s senior executives, and in 2013 was named Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of Methodist North Hospital. 

Reality television programs addressing a broad array of topics—including shows featuring health care providers furnishing medical services to patients—have permeated many network and cable channel offerings. From 1997 through 2002, TLC aired “Trauma: Life in the ER,” a weekly show featuring cases at different Level One trauma centers and emergency rooms throughout the United States.

South Florida is seeing a lot more Orange these days, and no it’s not the Miami Hurricanes, it’s Broward County’s newest ambulance service, a welcome upgrade to the Broward County landscape.

Some of you may think I’m referring to all the Case Managers out there who do, indeed, go the extra mile for all of the patients in the South Florida community. And this year’s Salute to Case Manager’s focus on “Improving Outcomes, Improving Care,” means a lot in today’s ever-changing healthcare climate.

Finding an effective way to identify people with mild cognitive impairment who are most likely to go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease has eluded researchers for years. But now, a team of researchers led by David Loewenstein, Ph.D., director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Aging (CNSA) and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has devised a novel strategy that could do just that.

When disaster strikes, organizations can face significant losses—not only from damage to physical property, but also from the business interruption caused by the event. As companies take steps to recover and rebuild, BDO's Forensic Insurance & Recovery Practice helps those impacted navigate the insurance claim process. 

As part of its ongoing mission to provide high quality, sub-acute care to adults and seniors in the South Florida community, Plaza Health Network continues to grow its respiratory care program that provides treatment, rehabilitation and education to patients with complex respiratory conditions.

It might be easy to make the assumption that when Tony Williamson merged his company with RCN Cleaning Services, it would provide janitorial services. But Williamson is adamant that is not the case. "Everyone was getting the wrong idea," he said, "because we came in as a merge company, and it was hard for me to convince people that we do marble, marble and carpet restoration, tile and grout cleaning, and the like."

Dr. David N. Kenigsberg, Cardiac Electrophysiologist, will be installed as the 2018-19 president of the Broward County Medical Association at the Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina’s elegant Crystal Ballroom, starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, November 17.

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