Game Changers  
    Volume VI, Issue 49 | Dec. 8, 2017   
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
Current Events
SFHEF/WHEN present 
Holiday Networker
Thurs., Dec. 14, 2017
Pembroke Pines
Senior Resource Referral Network
Holiday Networker
Tues., Dec. 19, 2017
APDA S. FL Chapter presents
3rd Annual Symposium: A Comprehensive Approach to Parkinson's Disease
January 20, 2018  
Boca Raton 
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Do You Know a Healthcare Game Changer?
Comprehensive Stroke Program is coming to Jupiter Medical Center with the Help of an Anonymous Gift
Jupiter Medical Center Foundation announced yesterday a $5 million gift from an anonymous donor that will help the hospital become a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center. This gift will enable Jupiter Medical Center to provide world-class stroke care close to home when seconds count. Jupiter Medical Center also has recruited Jennifer Buczyner, MD, a board-certified neurologist, as the medical director to lead the stroke program.

"This gift, along with the arrival of Dr. Jennifer Buczyner as the medical director of the stroke program, not only allows us to see more complex neurological cases, but puts Jupiter Medical Center on a trajectory to becoming a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the end of 2018," said Liv Vesely, president of Jupiter Medical Center Foundation.
Meet PCCSF's Newest Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Critical Care of South Florida, based in Hallandale, recently announced that Nicole Kallstrom, ARNP has joined the practice. Nicole attended the University of Central Florida where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with the completion of an honors thesis. She went on to attend Florida Atlantic University where she received her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing as well as her Master's of Science in Nursing. Nicole has been working at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in pediatric critical care since 2012. She has a special interest in caring for neurosurgical and trauma patients.
VITAS Healthcare Opens New Hospice and Palliative Care Office in Lake and Sumter Counties in Florida
Miami based VITAS Healthcare, the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care, will begin accepting hospice-appropriate patients in Lake and Sumter counties starting January 2, 2018. Healthcare professionals may contact the Eustis office at (352) 589-0927 for information leading up to the official opening.

"We are ready to expand access to hospice and palliative care services for the Lake-Sumter community, so patients and caregivers have the physical, emotional, social and spiritual support they need at the end-of-life," said Jillian Madsen, RN, General Manager for VITAS Healthcare in Lake and Sumter counties. Madsen is a resident of Lake County and was a valuable member of VITAS' Maitland office for more than 20 years before she was given the opportunity to lead the new Lake-Sumter location.