Game Changers  
    Volume III, Issue 41 | Oct. 10, 2014  

  South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:   

  Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades

From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus &

Calendar of Current Events

SFHEF presents

Healthcare Networking

Thurs., Oct. 16 | 5:30-8 pm

Soyka | Miami

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BCMA presents

Annual Dinner

October 25, 2014 | 6 pm

Marriott Harbor Beach Resort
Fort Lauderdale

Click HERE to learn more.

MHA of Palm Beach County presents

Masquerade for Mental Health

October 30, 2014 | 6-10 pm

Lake Worth Casino Ballroom

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Accountable Care Options
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Delray Medical Center and St. Mary's Medical Center Sponsor Palm Beach County Trauma Conference

Delray Medical Center and St. Mary's Medical Center will sponsor Palm Beach County's inaugural trauma conference on Oct. 21. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at Boca Raton's Police and Fire Rescue Administration building, located at 6500 Congress Ave.


"As a Level 1 Trauma Center, our staff at Delray Medical Center knows the importance of education and training to provide the highest quality of trauma care to our patients," said Mark Bryan, CEO. "We are proud to co-sponsor this conference with our sister hospital, St. Mary's Medical Center."


The conference will include discussions from doctors, professors and emergency medical professionals about trauma injury treatments, trends and identifying child abuse. 


The speakers include...


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Vitale Whistle Blower Defense   

Two Physicians Join Holy Cross Medical Group



Two physicians have 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.


Dr. Patrick Taylor, president and CEO of Holy Cross Hospital, has announced the addition of neurosurgeon Ali Jourabchi Ghods, MD and internist Faride Ramos, MD to the Holy Cross Medical Group.


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Catalyst Pharma to hire 25 people after successful drug trial

Celia Ampel | SFBJ


Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners will hire 25 to 35 people in South Florida to help bring a rare-disease drug to market, CEO Pat McEnany said.


The Coral Gables-based company (Nasdaq: CPRX) is seeking U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its drug Firdapse, which treats the rare muscle-weakening disease Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. Last week, Catalyst released positive results of a Phase 3 trial for the drug.


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Upscale Medically Supervised Detox Center Opens on Jupiter Medical Center Campus

Jupiter Medical Center (JMC) has expanded its services with the addition of the new Lighthouse Detox. The new Lighthouse Detox-a state-of-the-art, 15-bed facility designed with a relaxing and serene atmosphere-offers adults a safe and supportive environment to take the first step in their journey to be free of alcohol or drug addiction.