Game Changers  
    Volume VII, Issue 9 | March 2, 2018    
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
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Current Events
The American Disabilities Foundation presents

Boating & Beach Bash

March 4 | 10 am - 3 pm
Boca Raton

Call 561-715-2622 or visit to learn more.
Alliance for Aging presents

New Face of Aging Health and Senior Services Conference

March 8 
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SFHEF presents

Healthcare Networking

March 8 | 5:30-8 pm

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OrthoNOW presents
Franchise Convention  2018 
March 13 & 14, 2018
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Healthcare Connection presents

Telemedicine & Reimbursement and What it Means for the Future of Your Practice

Wed, 3/14/18 
11:30 am-1:00 pm
Lost Tree Golf Club | Atlantis 





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Miami-based Plaza Health Network centers receive national recognition 
Plaza Health Network's seven rehabilitation and skilled nursing centers recognized, accredited for standards of excellence by Providigm

Plaza Health Network's seven rehabilitation and skilled nursing centers (all located in Miami-Dade County) have each been recognized by Providigm, a national health care quality assessment system, for the outstanding level of care provided to patients. Four Plaza Health Network centers - Arch Plaza, Ponce Plaza, South Pointe Plaza and Sinai Plaza - have received Advanced Quality Assurance & Performance (QAPI) Accreditation. Only 54 centers throughout Florida - and seven in South Florida- received this advanced level of accreditation. Three Plaza Health Network centers - Aventura Plaza, Jackson Plaza and University Plaza- have also been awarded the 2017 Providigm Basic QAPI Accreditation. Only 13 centers in Florida - and four in South Florida - were recognized with this level of accreditation. In addition, six out of seven Plaza Health Network centers - Arch Plaza, Jackson Plaza, Ponce Plaza, Aventura Plaza, South Pointe Plaza and University Plaza - were the recipients of...
Modernizing Medicine and Ambra Health Announce PACS Connectivity for Orthopedic EMR System
Modernizing Medicine, Inc. (based in Boca Raton), and Ambra Health (based in NY), makers of  a cloud-based, medical image management suite, recently announced a collaboration to enhance the orthopedics specific electronic health record (EHR) system, EMA, with advanced PACS connectivity. Orthopedic surgeons can gain direct connectivity between EMA and their images from almost any PACS system. By easily uploading and sharing images in real time and exchanging images with other providers through automated bi-directional routing, orthopedic surgeons can experience faster turnaround of studies, eliminate reliance on CDs or DVDs for image sharing, reduce manual effort and gain a better overall experience for patients. Ambra's cloud-based PACS and image management platform interfaced with EMA can handle all DICOM modalities including MR, CT, PET, CR, US, and MG. Non-DICOM imaging can be stored side-by-side with DICOM for a...
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  Based in Dania Beach, the South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum (SFHEF) serves healthcare professionals in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties plus the Treasure Coast. The SFHEF is the local chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and currently boasts over 800 members.

SFHEF Member Spotlight  
Haroula Protopapadakis was born and raised in South Florida. Growing up her mother worked in healthcare, and she always wanted to emulate that and also have a career in healthcare. Haroula attended Nova Southeastern University where she received a Bachelor in Business Administration and a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare. Haroula is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Haroula began her career in healthcare when she was in college working at Memorial Regional Hospital in the Admitting and Registration Dept. She then worked in the pharmaceutical sales industry. Haroula returned to the Memorial system working as the Director of Business Development and Physician Relations for Memorial South, Memorial Rehabilitation Institute, and then Memorial Regional Hospital for several years before being promoted to her current role as the Associate Administrator of Memorial Regional Hospital. In this role she oversees many support departments in the facility including security, telecommunications, central services, transportation, food and nutrition services, environmental services, volunteer services, valet and parking, the fitness center, cardiac and pulmonary rehab, and patient and family centered care. She also oversees the Division of Neurosciences for the healthcare system.