Game Changers  
    Volume IV, Issue 10 | March 6, 2015 
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades
From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus &

Current Events Calendar

Palm Beach County Medical Society Services presents


2015 Services Annual Recognition & Installation Dinner


March 18, 2015 | 6-8 pm


Boynton Beach


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SFHEF presents

Strategically Mapping Your Early Career Development


Thurs., March 19 | 5:30-8 pm


Broward Health North

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SFHNG presents

Healthcare Networking Breakfast

March 26, 2015 | 7:45-9:30 am

North Shore Medical Center | Miami

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Erba Diagnostics manufactures medical testing equipment for underserved markets in the U.S. and overseas


Joseph A. Mann, Jr. | Miami Herald


ERBA Diagnostics, which makes a range of medical diagnostic testing equipment and chemical reagents at its Miami Lakes headquarters, is a key part of the German-based multinational company, ERBA Mannheim.


Through its five subsidiaries - four in the U.S. and one in Italy - ERBA Diagnostics develops, manufactures and sells sophisticated devices and reagents used to perform chemical analyses of blood and to test patients for diabetes as well as autoimmune and infectious diseases.


The company's strategy is clear: "To serve an underserved medical market with quality products at an affordable price," said Mohan Gopalkrishnan, who started at ERBA Diagnostics in 2012 and was named CEO last year.


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Boca Raton Regional Hospital revenue surges 12%



Brian Bandell | SFBJ


Boca Raton Regional Hospital enjoyed an 11.9 percent boost in revenue as it saw more patients in the fiscal second quarter ended Dec. 31.


The non-profit hospital earned $5.2 million on revenue of $100.3 million, according to a report to its bondholders.


Boca Raton Regional Hospital is led by Jerry Fedele, CEO. 


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Around Town 

Two CDTC Ambassadors Honored by North Broward Hospital District (NBHD) Board of Commissioners


Two Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center (CDTC) patients were recognized at a recent North Broward Hospital District (NBHD) Board of Commissioners meeting as part of a new Ambassador program, which each month recognizes a patient who has shown exceptional commitment to the CDTC program. Brian Douglas, 11, and Ketsia Jean, 6, both amputee patients, received a plaque and T-Shirt during the meeting in honor of their strength, perseverance and positive outlook on life.


JHS Expands Westward


Jackson Health System announced last week plans to expand its medical care to one of Miami-Dade County's fastest-growing commercial and residential areas.


Jackson unveiled plans to purchase a 27-acre parcel of land, located just west of the Palmetto Expressway and north of Northwest 25th Street, to be called "Jackson West." Immediate plans for the site, located in the City of Doral, will center on the development of a state-of-the-art outpatient campus that includes a free-standing emergency room/urgent care center for adults and children, as well as a children's ambulatory center for specialized pediatric care. 


Modernizing Medicine Ranked #1 On South Florida Business Journal's Best Places to Work List


Boca Raton based Modernizing Medicine, Inc., creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant, announced on February 26, 2015 that it earned the #1 spot on the South Florida Business Journal's Best Places to Work list in the large company category.