Florida Medical Space
              Game Changers  
           Volume II   Issue 23                                       
                                 June 7, 2013    


                         South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:   

                       Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades

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


SFHHA Presents...


6/13/2013 - 6/14/2013

Broward County Convention Center  


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SFHNG Presents

June 20 | 7:45-9:30 am

Larkin Community Hospital, South Miami

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Broward County Medical Association Presents...

Critical Next Steps: Your Practice, ACOs and ACA

June 29th | 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Sheraton Ft. Lauderdale Airport

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Eight Tenet Florida Hospitals Awarded an "A" for Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score


Eight Tenet Florida hospitals are honored with an "A" Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was

awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety ScoreSM based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections.


The eight Tenet hospitals that earned the A rating include: Coral Gables Hospital, Delray Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, North Shore Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Palmetto General Hospital, St. Mary's Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center.


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Shirley Zelikovsky, M.D., Family Medicine Physician, Joins Bethesda Medical Associates


Bethesda Health, Inc. welcomes Shirley Zelikovsky, Shirley Zelikovsky MD MD to Bethesda Medical Associates. Dr. Zelikovsky is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has an office in Boynton Beach at Bethesda Health City. 


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Aetna names Ciano Florida market president

Aetna has named Christopher Ciano the market president of its Florida region.


The previous state president, Mark LaBorde, was recently promoted to head of the health insurer's southeast region.


Ciano joined Aetna recently as part of its completed acquisition of Coventry Health Care, where he was CEO of Florida since 2007. He will work out of Sunrise.


Together, Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Coventry's Florida plans have 1.4 million members.


Source: SFBJ 


Jackson Memorial Hospital Upgrades Patient Rooms 

Jackson Memorial Hospital
Jackson Memorial Hospital opened 27 newly upgraded patient rooms on Monday.

Located in the sixth floor of the West Wing tower, the rooms will serve the spinal treatment program in partnership with University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine and its Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. In addition to new beds and furniture, they have sleeper sofas for visitors, upgraded bathrooms, flat-screen TVs and safes.


Jackson Health System is led by President and CEO Carlos A. Migoya.  


Click through the slideshow to see the new rooms.


Source:  SFBJ