Game Changers  
    Volume VI, Issue 22 | June 2, 2017   
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
Current Events
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IBM Watson in Healthcare

Th., June 8 | 6 pm

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Annual Summit:
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Academy of Architecture for Health presents

Miami Chapter Inaugural Meeting and Networker

June 21 | 6-8 pm

Downtown Miami

DCMA presents

2017 Annual Banquet

Sat., June 24 | 7 pm

JW Marriott-Miami
Eduardo Egea joins Stantec to help lead Healthcare Practice in Florida
Global architecture and design firm, Stantec, has hired Eduardo Egea, AIA, to help lead the healthcare practice in Florida.  

From Stantec's Miami office, Egea will help Stantec continue to expand its healthcare strategy and design capabilities in Florida, the Gulf Region, and beyond. He and his team are currently working on several renovation and expansion projects at Aventura Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Palms West Hospital, and Plantation General. 

Egea has over 23 years of experience as a healthcare managing principal at some of the world's top architecture firms, becoming a trusted advisor to clients throughout the U.S., the Caribbean, and South America. His vast experience has ranged from system wide master plans and designing large-scale medical and academic facilities, to hospital expansions and renovations.

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Updates in Pediatrics,  
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Gastro Health Acquires Miami's Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates
Acquisition now makes Gastro Health the largest pediatric gastroenterology group in South Florida
Miami based Gastro Health, LLC has acquired the practice of Miami's Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates. With this acquisition, Gastro Health now becomes the largest pediatric gastroenterology provider in South Florida with a total of nine physicians - five in Miami and four in Palm Beach. The office will become Gastro Health's 26th South Florida location and the network's second pediatric-focused practice.

Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates is comprised of five full-time physicians - Dr. Richard Arboleda, Dr. Roberto Enrique Gomara, Dr. Jesse Reeves-Garcia, Dr. Erick Hernandez, and Dr. William I. Muinos. Together they provide expert pediatric care for conditions such as Crohn's disease, gastroesophageal reflux, acute and chronic liver disorders, Celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, lactose intolerance and more.

"By expanding our pediatric gastroenterology services, we are answering the community need for more specialized services for children," said Alejandro Fernandez, CEO of Gastro Health. "We are very proud to be welcoming the experienced and skilled group from Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates to Gastro Health's pediatric division."

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Cleveland Clinic Florida to Open New Medical Office in Wellington
Cleveland Clinic Florida, a nonprofit, multi-specialty, academic medical center based in Weston, plans to open a new medical office in the Village of Wellington in Palm Beach County. The 7,400 square foot facility will be located in the Village Green Center at the corner of Stribling Way and State Road 7.

The Wellington office will offer primary care, gastroenterology, cardiology and other specialty services, and will include 22 exam rooms as well as physician offices. Build-out of the new office will begin in September 2017, and it is anticipated to open in January 2018.

"We are excited about opening our first location in western Palm Beach County, which will provide Cleveland Clinic Florida patients with expanded access to world-class care and greater convenience," said Wael Barsoum, MD, President of Cleveland Clinic Florida. "We are proud to have been part of the healthcare community in Palm Beach County for the past 10 years and look forward to growing with the communities we serve."

Cleveland Clinic Florida has nine locations in Broward and Palm Beach counties and is home to the #1 ranked hospital in South Florida by U.S. News & World Report. The Wellington office will be Cleveland Clinic's fourth in Palm Beach County. Current offices include the Tomsich Health and Medical Center of Palm Beach County, located at CityPlace, Cleveland Clinic Florida - West Palm Beach Cardiology, and Cleveland Clinic Florida - Palm Beach Gardens.
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