Florida Medical Space
Game Changers  
 Volume III, Issue 25 | June 20, 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

SFMGMA & BCMA present

Meaningful Use-Stage 2

Wed., June 25 | 6-8 pm

University of Miami
Hospital Seminar Center

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SFHNG presents

Healthcare Networking Breakfast

Thurs., June 26 | 7:45-9:30 am

Memorial Hospital Miramar

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Florida Health Care Social Workers Association presents


Annual Conference


Sun., July 13-Wed., July 16


Delray Beach Marriott 


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Florida Association of Community Health Centers (FACHC) presents


2014 Annual Meeting


Sun., July 13-Wed., July 16


Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa 



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Accountable Care Options
Rajparth Achievers 2014 Tile

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Compliance Update


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Last Word


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Larkin Community Hospital Receives Approval for New Medical Residency Training Programs


Broward based Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and South Miami based Larkin Community Hospital (LCH) recently announced approval from the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) Program and Trainee Review Committee to start two new osteopathic medical residency training programs.


The AOA granted the hospital approval to train medical residents in Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatric Dermatology.


The main training site for the Orthopedic Residency Program will be the Center for Advanced Orthopedics at Larkin, which specializes in advanced orthopedic surgery using the latest multimodal perioperative pain management modalities and state of art technology and instrumentation with advanced robotic technology. The center, led by orthopedic surgeon Carlos Lavernia, MD, includes an outcomes-oriented research component with an ongoing prospective surgical registry and a comprehensive rehabilitation department.


Larkin is led by CEO Sandy Sosa-Guerrero






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 Anthony E. Addesa, MD Jupiter Medical Center as Medical Director, Radiation Oncology


Anthony E. Addesa, MD, has joined the oncology team at Jupiter Medical Center's Ella Milbank Foshay Cancer Center as Medical Director of Radiation Oncology. In this position, Dr. Addesa will utilize his expertise in acute cancer care to further enhance the Foshay Cancer Center. Dr. Addesa is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology and has more than 18 years of experience in the field. He is fluent in Spanish, Italian and French.


"Under Dr. Addesa's leadership, Jupiter Medical Center's Foshay Cancer Center is changing the way radiation oncology care is delivered in Palm Beach County," said Dr. Abraham Schwarzberg, Chief of Oncology at Jupiter Medical Center.




Holy Cross Hospital Names New Executive Director of Research


Holy Cross Hospital President and CEO Patrick A. Taylor, MD announced that Paul Papagni, JD, has joined the

Patrick Taylor, MD, MBA
Patrick Taylor, MD, MBA

hospital as executive director of clinical research.


"Paul has a stellar background in clinical research operations with some of the finest medical industry leaders in the country," Dr. Taylor said. "Holy Cross Hospital is very fortunate to have him oversee our developing research programs as we move forward in our commitment to innovative and ground-breaking medical advances."

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