Game Changers  
    Volume IV, Issue 8 | February 20, 2015 
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move: 
Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades
From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus &

Current Events Calendar

Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services presents


Reflections Of Hope Luncheon:

Breaking The Stigma Of Mental Illness


February 26, 2015 | 11 am-2pm


Boca West Country Club


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McDermott Will & Emery present


2015 ASC Symposium


Fri., Feb. 27 | 8:00 am-6:30 pm


Fontainebleau Miami Beach


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TrustBridge Health and FHIcommunications present


End of Life Care: The Elephant in the Room

Tues., March 3 | 7:30-9:30 am
FiveStar Premier Residences of Hollywood

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Sponsor: BrightStar Care HomeCare/Medical Staffing






Compliance Update


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Baptist Health Nursing Practice Transition Program Receives Highest Accreditation Honor From the American Nurses Credentialing Center


Baptist Health South Florida announced the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has honored Baptist Health's Versant RN Residency Program with an Accreditation with Distinction, the organization's highest recognition.


"Achieving accreditation with distinction is a groundbreaking moment for our residency program," said Marjorie Lima, RN, Baptist Health South Florida transition program spokesperson. "The ANCC accreditation motivates us to keep improving in nursing excellence. Our program gives our graduates the confidence to enter into any clinical setting knowing they were trained with the most current, evidence-based best practices."


Baptist Health is the only health system in the world to earn this achievement.


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Around Town  

Accountable Care Options


Heroes in Medicine:

Making a Difference in Health Care


Palm Beach County Medical Society Services is proud to announce the 12th Annual Heroes in Medicine Awards will be held on Thursday, April 16th, 2015 from 11 am- 2 pm at the Kravis Center Cohen Pavilion, West Palm Beach, Florida.


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NSU's Medical School Appoints New Leader


Nova Southeastern University's College of Osteopathic Medicine recently named Dr. Elaine M. Wallace Dean effective February 1.


Kids First After Hours Urgent Care to Open in Aventura

Long-time South Florida pediatrician, Dr. Alan Swartz, knows that your kids come first.


Inspired by the need for prompt, convenient and quality care in the evenings, weekends and holidays, Dr. Swartz and his team are proud to announce the opening of Kids First, a dedicated Pediatric After Hours Urgent Care in Aventura. The non-traditional office hours are a much needed service in the community. Parents often find it difficult to attain quality pediatric care once their primary care doctor has left for the day.


"Your child's medical urgencies don't conform to normal office hours and neither do we" said Dr. Swartz.


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