Florida Medical Space
Game Changers  
 Volume III, Issue 16 | April 18, 2014  

  South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:   


 Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades

From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus & FloridaHealthIndustry.com

Current Events Calendar  

Palm Beach County Medical Society presents


Heroes Goes Hollywood Pre-Party 


Th., April 24 | 6-8 pm 


Scripps Florida | Jupiter 


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SFHEF in Partnership with HFMA Florida Chapter presents


Population Health


Th., April 24 | 5:30-8 pm


Broward Health North


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SFHNG presents


Healthcare Networking


Wed., April 30 | 7:45-9:30 am


Broward Health North 


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The Stockdale Foundation presents...  
Poker & Casino Night 2014

May 8, 2014 | 6-10 pm

JM Lexus, Margate

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Last Word


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Jackson Memorial Hospital and Jackson North Medical Center Recognized

Jackson Memorial Hospital

The Get With The Guidelines´┐Ż-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award has been presented to Jackson Memorial Hospital for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Jackson North Medical Center was awarded with the Get With The Guidelines´┐Ż-Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award.


The clinical protocols established by Get With The Guidelines Stroke helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients. Jackson Memorial and Jackson North earned the awards by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period. These measures include aggressive use of medications and risk-reduction therapies aimed at reducing death and disability and improving the lives of stroke patients.


"Jackson is dedicated to improving the quality of stroke care and its proven successes are recognized year-after-year by The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association," said Carlos A. Migoya, Jackson Health System president and CEO.



VidaCare Plus StoryBoard  

Top Diagnostic Centers in S. FL Released

The South Florida Business Journal recently made available the top diagnostic centers in the region. With 97,000 patients seen in 2013, Palm Beach county based Independent Imaging, LLC ranked fifth. Meanwhile, Jupiter Medical Center (111,891) and Broward Health North (120,000) occupied the #4 and #3 spots. Rounding out the list was Broward Health Coral Springs (125,159) and Broward county based Memorial Hospital West Outpatient Center (179,745).


Frost's OPKO Buy Israeli Medical Device Firm  


Brian Bandell | SFBJ


Miami based Opko Health, led by billionaire entrepreneur Dr. Phillip Frost, acquired Israeli medical device company Inspiro Medical.


The Miami-based biotech and pharmaceutical company (NYSE: OPK) did not disclose the financial terms of the deal, although they will likely be revealed later in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Inspiro is developing a dry powder inhaler to deliver both small molecule drugs and larger molecules to treat respiratory diseases.


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Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce presents...  

Healthcare Heroes Luncheon

May 20, 2014

Jungle Island, Miami

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