Florida Medical Space
              Game Changers  
           Volume II   Issue 17                                 
                                 April 26, 2013    


                         South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:   

                       Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades

                                                          From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus & FloridaHealthIndustry.com
Issue No.
Calendar of Current Events


The South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association Presents...

How to perform a Risk Assessment, prevent a Data Breach and a Potential Settlement

Wednesday, May 1 | 7:30 - 10 am


Dade Medical College | Miami Lakes

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Palm Beach County Medical Society Presents...


Heroes in Medicine Awards Luncheon


Thursday, May 9 | 11 am - 2 pm   


Kravis Center, WPB  


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Larkin Closes Real Estate Deal 


Larkin Community Hospital closed its purchase of a 48-acre site in the Naranja Lakes community near Homestead for the construction of a medical school campus.

Source:  SFBJ

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Compliance Update


Healthcare Headlines   


Last Word


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Top South Florida Diagnostic Imaging Centers Announced 

Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/the-starting-gate/2013/04/itmd-selected-for-3-year-entrepreneurship-program.html#storylink=cp

Jupiter Medical Center
Jupiter  Medical Center 
The South Florida Business Journal just released its list of top imaging centers, based an annual patient volume:

5.  Jupiter Medical Center 
4.  Broward Health Coral Springs 
3.  Broward Health North 
2.  Memorial Hospital West Outpatient Ctr 
1.  Broward Health Medical Center

This is the same top five as last year but in a different order.

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Eris Thomas, MBA
Eris Thomas, MBA


Coral Gables Executive Physicians, an internal medicine practice in Coral Gables has promoted Eris Thomas from president to CEO.


CGEP is known for offering same-day appointments and 24/7 telephone access, along with annual preventative check-ups, treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, and diagnostic testing for customized care. As CEO, Thomas, 39, is responsible for the practice's strategy, operations and services, including preparation of the budget, supervision of human resources, and oversight of marketing/PR and community relations.

 Sources:  CityBizList SF & Modern Healthcare 


Opko Health Acquires Stake in Russian Pharma Firm
Phillip Frost, MD
Phillip Frost, MD


Opko Health acquired a 10 percent stake in a Russian pharmaceutical company that recently obtained new financing.


OAO Pharmsynthez, which trades on the Moscow Stock Exchange under LIFE, initiated a two-stage financing plan to raise $60 million and Miami-based Opko (NYSE: OPK) is among the participants.


Opko Health is led by Phillip Frost, MD.   



Source:  SFBJ 


Healthcare Roundtable Announces June Program 


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The Healthcare Roundtable Series is produced by FHIcommunications.