Florida Medical Space
 Game Changers  
    Volume IV, Issue 39 | September 25, 2015 
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus & FloridaHealthIndustry.com

Current Events  

The Florida Health Law Center & FHIcommunications present
Women in Medicine:
Healers & Leaders
2nd annual event     

Tuesday, September 29 th 
7:30-9:30 am
Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood

Proceeds to benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

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WHEN presents

Go Lean
: Increasing Value to Patients by Minimizing Waste
Wed., Sept. 30 | 5:30-8 pm
Baptist Hospital | Miami

PBCMS presents
Health Care Connection Series: ICD-10
Wed., Oct. 14 | 11:30 am - 1 pm
West Palm Beach Marriott

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Modernizing Medicine raises $38 million in venture funding

Nancy Dahlberg | Miami Herald
Modernizing Medicine, the Boca Raton-based creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant, a specialty-specific electronic medical record system, announced Monday <9.21.15> that it has closed a $38 million Series E venture financing, bringing total capital raised to about $87 million.
Investors in the latest round of financing included national firms Pentland Group, which has been an investor since
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fast-growing Modernizing Medicine's first round; Summit Partners, also an existing investor; and Sands Capital Ventures, a large healthcare fund and new investor for Modernizing Medicine. "We greatly appreciate the vote of confidence," said Daniel Cane, Co-founder and CEO of Modernizing Medicine.


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Broward Health Gold Coast Home Health & Hospice Wins Coveted Patient Experience Award
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Broward Health Gold Coast Home Health & Hospice Services
(GCHHHS) was recently awarded the 2015 Avatar Patient Experience Award for "Exemplary Service-Most Improved"­­ from Avatar Solutions, a leading provider of patient, employee and physician surveys in the healthcare industry. This prestigious industry recognition brings attention to GCHHHS' commitment to providing a high-quality patient experience for Broward Health patients.
Avatar Solutions annually gives recognition to healthcare organizations for significant accomplishments achieved in key areas, such as patient satisfaction and innovation in healthcare settings through evidenced-based assessments.  
Avatar Solutions is a research, analytics and performance improvement company with more than 30 years of experience, providing patient surveys, CAHPS surveys, employee surveys and physician surveys to more than 800 organizations nationwide.
"We are humbled to have received this noteworthy distinction," said Jasmin Shirley, VP of Broward Health Community Health Services.
Baptist Health Medical Group Recognized With the Fred Graham Award for Innovation in Improving Community Health
Baptist Health Medical Group has been honored by the Medical Group Management Association with the Fred Graham Award for Innovation in Improving Community Health. The award recognized the medical group for its innovative approaches to patient care, including the primary care medical home, patient portal, improved communication lines between patients/families and their care team, telehealth, electronic medical records and free health screenings.
"This award reflects the effort of our entire team to fulfill our mission of providing the community with the highest quality care. As a medical group, we are leading the way in delivering programs that enhance the patient experience," said Bernie Fernandez Jr., MD, CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. "Our efforts at transforming how we care for our patients, from providing primary care services conveniently under one roof to improving access to medical services, are having a lasting impact on our community."