Florida Medical Space
Game Changers  
 Volume III, Issue 30 | July 25, 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

Presented and Co-chaired by

Bonnie & Jon Kaye, Kaye Communications


4th Annual White Coats-4-Care Reception


Thurs., July 31 | 5:30-7:30 pm


The New Waterstone Resort & Marina | Boca Raton


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WHEN presents


Entrepreneurial Trailblazers


Thurs., Aug. 14 | 5:30 pm


Palace at Coral Gables


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SFHEF presents


Summer Networking Event


Thurs., Aug. 21 | 5:30-8 pm


YOLO | Ft. Lauderdale


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Accountable Care Options

Inside FloridaHealthIndustry.com



Compliance Update


Healthcare Headlines    FHI logo cropped small version


Last Word


Ask Ben


Do You Know a Healthcare Game Changer?

Carolina Valdes, MD Joins Holy Cross Medical Group


Holy Cross Hospital is pleased to announce that neurologist Carolina Valdes, MD has joined the Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician employed group of more than 160 physicians providing services throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties.


In addition to specializing in epilepsy, Dr. Valdes treats

Carolina Valdes, MD 

patients with various neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, dementia, gait and balance disorders, headache disorders and migraines, nerve compression syndrome including carpal tunnel, neuropathy and numbness, back/neck pain, sleep disorders, tremors, and vertigo and dizziness. Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in neurology and clinical neurophysiology, she is also a member of the American Academy of Neurology.


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Florida's First Three-Way Pair Kidney Exchange Transplant Performed


The Miami Transplant Institute at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center successfully performed the first three-way pair kidney exchange transplant in Florida. The surgeries, which involved three donors and three recipients, were performed simultaneously on July 9 at Jackson Memorial Hospital.


A paired kidney exchange or "kidney swap" occurs when a living kidney donor is incompatible with a recipient, and agrees to exchange their kidney with another donor/recipient. The paired kidney exchange program, which was recently launched at the Miami Transplant Institute (MTI), allows recipients to receive a better matched kidney, and helps speed up the process for other individuals who would otherwise continue to wait for a matched donor.


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West Palm Beach Based Good Samaritan Medical Center Receives Vascular Testing Accreditation




Miami Children's Hospital Receives Three Kids Crown Awards


Miami Children's Hospital (MCH) has received three 2014 South Florida Parenting Kids Crown Awards. The MCH recognition includes:


* Best Urgent Care (Broward): Miami Children's Hospital Miramar Outpatient Center

* Best Urgent Care (Palm Beach): Miami Children's Hospital Nicklaus Outpatient Center

* Best Kept Secret: Miami Children's Hospital Dan Marino Outpatient Center


Kids Crown winners are chosen annually by the readers of South Florida Parenting. This year, the magazine received thousands of votes identifying readers' favorite places and things to do in South Florida. The winners are broken up into five categories: Best-Kept Secrets, Family Eating, Family Outings & Activities, Family Shopping & Services and Important Matters.


For more information on the South Florida Parenting Kids Crown Awards visit www.SouthFloridaParenting.com.