Florida Medical Space
 Game Changers  
    Volume IV, Issue 52 | December 25, 2015 
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus & FloridaHealthIndustry.com

Current Events 

PBCMS and MGMA Palm Beach present
Billing & Coding 2016
Wed., January 13
11:30 am - 2 pm
Atlantis Country Club

Alliance for Aging, Inc. Miami-Dade/Monroe presents
26th Annual Board of Directors Installation & Awards Luncheon
Thurs., January 21 | 11 am - 2 pm
Jungle Island, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island, Miami
For info contact Judy Fisher at 305.671.6368 or fisherj@allianceforaging.org  

SFHEF presents

Installation Dinner 2016

Thurs., January 21 | 5 - 8 pm

Signature Grand Davie

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Hundreds of Health Care Professionals Honored

Employees from hospitals, health centers and physician practices were honored for their critical role in improving the lives of pregnant women and their newborn babies at " Delivering Our Future," the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami Dade's Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony held at Jungle Island earlier this month.

The awardees performance in delivering direct care to pregnant women and newborns - such as pre natal and postnatal risk screening and providing new parent gift  packs - have helped to lower the county's infant mortality rate to 4.5 percent, much lower than state and national averages.                      


Around Town 
West Boca Medical Center Earns Prestigious New Joint Commission Perinatal Care Certification

Hospital is among first in the nation and the only hospital in Florida to achieve this recognition.

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Q&A with Elaine Bloom: 'I took this job to help take care of people'
Longtime lawmaker Elaine Bloom is now president and CEO of North Miami Beach based Plaza Health Network.
She says wants to move on from the company's scandal - over alleged kickbacks to doctors -after a $17 million settlement with the feds that admitted no wrongdoing.
Source: Miami Herald

Marcus Neuroscience Institute Names Director of Neurology
Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital's Marcus Neuroscience Institute (MNI) recently announced the appointment of Patricio S. Espinosa, MD, MPH as Director of Neurology. He has been serving on the medical staff of MNI since December 2014.
In this capacity, Dr. Espinosa will lead the Institute's team of neurologists and offer specialized expertise in epilepsy and sleep disorders.

Larkin School of Nursing Launches Home Health Aide Program

La escuela de enfermería de Larkin inaugura programa de asistente de salud en el hogar

Larkin School of Nursing, based in South Miami, recently announced a new Home Health Aide Program. This course prepares health care workers to care for patients in the home, focusing on communication and interpersonal skills, medical terminology, CPR certification, and maintaining a clean and healthy environment. Courses will be taught in English and Spanish.
La escuela de enfermería de Larkin está orgullosa de anunciar su nuevo programa de asistente de salud en el hogar. Este curso capacita a trabajadores de la salud en el cuidado de pacientes en el hogar, enfocándose en la comunicación y habilidades interpersonales, terminología médica, certificación RCP y mantenimiento de un ambiente limpio y saludable. Los cursos están disponibles en inglés y español.