Game Changers  
    Volume V, Issue 50 | Dec. 16, 2016  
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus &

Join Us in 2017
Areawide Council on Aging of Broward County presents

36th Annual Installation Dinner

Thurs., 1/19/17 | 6-9 pm

Renaissance Fort Lauderdale-Plantation

For Info & RSVP contact Cheryl Morrow at 954-745-9567 x10206

APDA South Florida presents

A Comprehensive Approach to Parkinson's Disease

Sat., 1/21/17 | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Delray Beach Marriott

Beit David Highland Lakes Shul presents

Health and Wellness Fair

1/22/17 | 10 am - 4 pm


This is a great opportunity for your business to elevate its brand, reach new clients and enjoy valuable, quality exposure in a multi-disciplined health care environment.

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SFHEF presents

Annual Installation Dinner

1/26/17 | 5-8:30 pm

Signature Grand Davie

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Modernizing Medicine Drives MIPS Performance with the modmed Pledge
Company offers to help clients avoid negative adjustments under MIPS, highlights proven performance of Meaningful Use and Physician Quality Reporting System track records
Specialty-specific health information technology company Modernizing Medicine, Inc. (based in Boca Raton) recently announced the modmed Pledge to support its clients with the upcoming transition to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and value-based healthcare. Modernizing Medicine's confidence is due to the company's successful track record for Meaningful Use (MU) attestation and Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) - measures that collectively make up 85% of the 2017 MIPS composite score as defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Beginning in January of 2017, physicians' performance will be measured and compared against their peers across a number of different criteria. Providers that exceed the minimum threshold in 2017 can be paid more money versus those that don't. Providers that do not meet the minimum threshold can receive a substantial reduction in Medicare payments.

Modernizing Medicine provides numerous advantages to address MIPS, including...

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Nicklaus Children's Launches State-of-the-Art Mobile Dental Unit to Provide Pediatric Dental Care in Underserved Communities 

A new state-of-the-art mobile health unit is making its way to underserved children in South Florida, offering free oral health screenings, assessments and exams, all supported by telehealth connectivity with care providers at Nicklaus Children's main campus.
The 40-foot mobile unit is Nicklaus Children's Hospital's latest endeavor to assist families in need as part of its vision "to be where the children are" in South Florida and beyond.

"We recognize that many children in our community are in critical need of dental screenings and follow up care," said Dr. Narendra Kini, CEO of Miami Children's Health System. "This program makes possible the ability to extend our services to families in need. As champions for children, we are proud to bring this vision to life," he said.

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News Briefs
The Surgery Center of Doral Enters Into Partnership

Deerfield, Ill.-based Surgical Care Affiliates entered into a partnership with The Surgery Center at Doral. The Surgery Center at Doral includes 10 physicians focused on orthopedics, podiatry, spine, pain management and general surgery.

Source: Becker's ASC

Specialist to Lead Memory Center

Memorial Healthcare System is expanding its scope of neurology services with the newly developed Memorial Brain Health and Memory Center.

Hilary Glazer, MD, a cognitive neurologist at Memorial Neuroscience Institute who specializes in memory, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and the prevention of cognitive decline, will lead the center.