Florida Medical Space
Game Changers  
 Volume III, Issue 3 | January 17, 2014  

  South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:   


 Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades

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

Calendar of Current Events

SFHNG Presents

Healthcare Networking Breakfast

Wed., Jan 22 | 7:45 - 9:30 am

North Shore Medical Center

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South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum Presents

Annual Installation Dinner

Thurs., Jan 23 | 6-9 pm

Signature Grand Davie

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Palm Beach County Medical Society Presents

Legislative Reception and State of Medicine Dinner

Thurs., Jan 23 | 6-8 pm

Hilton Palm Beach Airport

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Healthcare Roundtable Announces 2014 Program
Destination Hope logo

Limited Resources, Unlimited Hope: Addressing the Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse


Tues., March 4 | 7:30-9:30 am

Inside FloridaHealthIndustry.com



Compliance Update


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Last Word


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Do You Know a Healthcare Game Changer?

 Jackson Health System CFO Honored with Financial Turnaround Award

Mark T. Knight, Executive VP and CFO of Jackson Health System, will be honored during the South Florida Business Journal's 2014 CFO Awards on January 22. Knight has been selected as the "Turnaround Deal of the Year Winner" for his role in Jackson's dramatic financial turnaround.


"Mark Knight has played a critical role in securing Jackson's future for generations to come," said Carlos A. Migoya, president and CEO of Jackson Health System. "He is an expert in his field who has worked tirelessly, maintaining a laser focus on Jackson's finances. We are proud to have him on our team."


Elisabeth McKeen, MD Joins Jupiter Medical Center's Comprehensive Breast Care Program 


Dr. McKeen will serve as the Medical Director of the Genetics and High Risk Program.   


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 Miami Group Practice Adds Doc 


Cindy Shaffer, MD has joined Miami based Baptist Health Medical Group. Dr. Shaffer specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of health issues, including simple and complex health concerns, internal medicine, chronic disease management, minor emergencies and urgent care, women's health issues and the coordination of care with specialists.


Dr. William Murphy's lifetime of innovation started with insatiable curiosity

Nancy Dahlberg


A lifetime of life-saving medical innovation began with Dr. William Murphy Jr.'s fascination with his toy train and how it worked.


The 90-year-old founder of Cordis Corp. and several other companies and now the chairman of (Broward based) Bioheart, a stem cell regenerative therapy company, spoke to a group of young professionals at the Intercontinental Hotel Miami last Friday...


...Murphy's topic was "Childhood." Born into a prominent medical family -- his father was a Nobel Prize winner and his mother was Massachusett's first female dentist -- Murphy said he was always encouraged to use his creativity. As a child, he was soon making his cart into a plane and his bike into a motorized scooter. Using some of those engineering principles he was learning, he invented the residential snow blower as a young teen. A few years later, he and a young doctor invented the overhead projector, which he sold to hospitals while in college.


"I have spent my life having fun learning about anything anybody would show me or teach me. There is so much brilliance in this world in the minds of man," said Murphy.


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Source: Miami Herald