Game Changers  
    Volume VII, Issue 11 | March 16, 2018    
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
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Tri County Senior Resource Referral Network LLC presents

Elder Care Breakfast Networker

March 20, 8 am
The Sterling | Aventura
Palm Beach County Medical Society presents

Managing The Diabetic Patient for the Primary Care Practitioner

Sat., April 07, 2018 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hilton Palm Beach Airport
SFHEF presents

Planning Your Career in Healthcare

Thurs., April 19 | 5:30-8 pm 
Memorial Regional Hospital Hollywood





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OrthoNOW Holds Third Annual Franchise Convention
On 3/13/18, OrthoNOW, the nation's first and only orthopedic care franchise, hosted its third annual Franchise Convention. The event took place at the state-of-the-art MARC Institute and welcomed over 
OrthoNOW CEO Alejandro Badia (center) and Thelma Cela, Director of Clinical Operations at OrthoNOW, chat with exhibitor

100 entrepreneurs, suppliers, media and other leaders in the $48 billion orthopedic industry.

The event kicked off with a keynote speech from the mayor of Doral, Juan Carlos Bermudez, who then introduced his long-time friend, and OrthoNOW's CEO, Dr. Alejandro Badia. Over 20 C-level executives, thought leaders, and medical experts gave presentations, led panel discussions, interactive workshops and training sessions on the latest news, developments and best practices in healthcare delivery. Some of the topics discussed were: Equipping the Center of the Future, Telemedicine, Franchise Growth Models, Price Transparency, Orthobiologics, Opioid-free Treatment of Chronic Pain, Corporate Wellbeing, Arthritis Awareness, and Patient Engagement, among others.
Boca Raton based EHR firm lands large client
Northwell Health Adopts gGastro Endoscopy Report Writer
Specialty-specific health information technology leader Modernizing Medicine, based in Boca Raton, recently announced that Northwell Health will begin using the gGastro enterprise Endoscopy Report Writer (ERW) at over 20 hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in its network. Northwell Health, New York's largest healthcare provider and private employer, has already begun implementing the endoscopy solution by gMed, a Modernizing Medicine company, at Staten Island University Hospital with more locations to follow. Northwell selected gGastro because it needed an enterprise endoscopy solution that would provide robust clinical reports, manage quality metrics and enable it to conduct research at its hospitals, as well as office-based endoscopy and ambulatory endoscopy centers.
Veteran Healthcare Banker Join Miami Lakes based BankUnited 
James "Jim" Craig has joined BankUnited to lead their new middle market healthcare practice. As SVP-Healthcare Practice Leader, Jim will be offering BankUnited's full suite of commercial banking products to private equity sponsored, and non-sponsored healthcare services businesses in the bank's footprint, and across the U.S.

BankUnited Inc. (NYSE: BKU), headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida, is a financial services company with $30.3 billion in total assets as of December 31, 2017. BankUnited Inc. is the bank holding company of BankUnited, N.A., a well-capitalized national bank with 87 banking centers in 15 Florida counties and 6 banking centers in the New York metropolitan area, at December 31, 2017.  Since its 2011 IPO, BankUnited's tangible book value per share has grown at a compound annual rate of 11.7%.