Game Changers  
    Volume V, Issue 49 | Dec. 9, 2016  
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
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The Lennar Foundation Medical Center Opens to First Patients

The first patients - nearly 150 of them - walked through the front door of The Lennar Foundation Medical Center on Monday, December 5, entering a new facility and a new world of health care.

The many months of preparation and the extraordinary support of The Lennar Foundation began paying off as the University of Miami Health System opened this model for future health care delivery - a conveniently located facility where patients are treated as individuals with a superior patient experience and transformational medical care.

Coral Gables campus faculty and staff, students, and residents from throughout South Miami-Dade will find a wide range of the most advanced services - from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, the University of Miami Health System Sports Medicine Institute, and many other academic medical specialties - under one roof.

"Today in Coral Gables, we show the world what the most convenient, compassionate, comprehensive care looks like - and will look like across the region, as we extend our vision in the coming months and years," said Steven M. Altschuler, MD, Senior Vice President for Health Affairs and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Miami Health System.

Delray Medical Center First in Florida to Offer Device to Reduce Stroke Risk

The PFO Occluder is the only FDA-approved device designed to prevent blood clots from entering the brain by sealing a hole in the heart

Delray Medical Center is now offering a newly approved device designed to help patients diagnosed with a patent foramen ovale (PFO) - a small opening between the upper chambers of the heart. The AMPLATZER PFO Occluder is the first and only FDA-approved device designed to close the PFO and reduce the risk of recurrent ischemic strokes caused by dangerous clots passing between the heart chambers and up to the brain.

"Delray Medical Center is proud to be the first hospital in the state to implant this revolutionary device," said CEO Mark Bryan. "We make it a priority to invest in new technology that may ultimately prolong patients' lives and enhance their quality of life." 
News Briefs
Holy Cross and Humana Reach New Multi-Year Agreement

Ft. Lauderdale based Holy Cross Hospital has reached a new, multi-year agreement with Humana that will keep Holy Cross facilities and physicians in Humana's provider network. This will guarantee Humana members in-network access to Holy Cross without any disruption of care.

The new contract took effect December 1, 2016, and includes Holy Cross Hospital, the Urgent Care and Imaging Centers, Physicians Outpatient Surgery Center and Holy Cross Medical Group physician practices.
Pelvic Health Specialist Joins Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Boca Raton Regional Hospital recently announced the appointment of Elizabeth Babin, MD, MS, FACOG, FPMRS, CGE, to the staff of the hospital's Christine E. Lynn Women's Health & Wellness Institute's Barbara C. Gutin Center for Pelvic Health and BocaCare physician network. Dr. Babin is a board-certified Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon.
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