Florida Medical Space
 Game Changers  
    Volume IV, Issue 20 | May 15, 2015 
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades
From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus & FloridaHealthIndustry.com

Current Events Calendar

SFHEF presents


Healthcare Networking


Thurs., May 21 | 5:30-8 PM


Prohibition | Miami


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The Healthcare Roundtable presents


West Meets East


Tues., June 2 | 7:30-9:30 am


Vi at Aventura


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SFHHA presents


Annual Healthcare Summit


June 4 & 5


Signature Grand | Davie


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Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners' Chairman's Council for Prosperity Initiatives presents


Health Care Prosperity Summit


June 5


HistoryMiami Museum


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Boca Raton Regional Hospital Named One of Florida's "Best Value Hospitals"

Only 10 of the State's Hospitals So Honored

 Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital...announced <on May 11, 2015> that the Institution has been named Boca Raton Regional Hospital as one of Florida's 10 "Best Value Hospitals" according to Verras Healthcare International's Medical Value Index?.


Verras, which was founded in 1983, provides analysis and services to hospitals and practitioners that are designed to enhance quality and cost efficiency. Their Clinical Variation Solution has earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association (AHA).


Using a unique and patented methodology, Verras compared hospitals in Florida with 250+ beds and measured three years of trended medical outcomes using six universally accepted metrics of quality and cost efficiency. The information was garnered from three years of Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services MedPAR data and included...


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Mednax Acquires Radiology/Telemedicine Firm vRad 


Roger Medel, MD
  Roger Medel

Celia Ampel | SFBJ


Mednax will buy radiology and telemedicine firm vRad for $500 million, the companies announced Tuesday (5.12.15).


The Sunrise-based medical network (NYSE: MD) expects to close the deal in the second quarter. Mednax will take on vRad's executive team, keeping the company's headquarters and operations center in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.


Mednax CEO Roger Medel said...


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Larkin Offers State-of-the-Art Technique to Remove Skin Cancer


The Larkin Outpatient Multispecialty Center now offers Mohs Micrographic Surgery, a state-of-the-art technique used to remove recurrent and primary skin malignancies. This convenient outpatient procedure provides immediate results for some cases.


The procedure is performed by Dr. Jordan Fabrikant, who completed his residency at Larkin Community Hospital and now practices at the Larkin Outpatient Multispecialty Center. Mohs Surgery is named after its inventor, Dr. Frederick E. Mohs. It is an outpatient procedure in which the diseased area of the skin is removed through a series of microscopically controlled, shaved excisions. Mohs surgery has the highest cure rate of any other treatment for skin cancer.


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