Game Changers  
    Volume VI, Issue 45 | Nov. 10, 2017   
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
Current Events
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Palliative Care Roundtable
Tues., Nov. 14 | 7:30-9:30 am
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Saturday, December 2, 2017
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Dr. Jonathan Fialkow
Publisher of :
Week in Review,
Specialty Focus,
Updates in Pediatrics,  
FHIweekly & Game Changers
Creator of: 
The Healthcare Roundtable Series





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Healthcare Headlines 


Last  Word


Medicare Dispatch


Do You Know a Healthcare Game Changer?
New treatment labeled "a game changer" for patients with diabetes
Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center kicked off National Diabetes Month by introducing a new treatment option for children with Type 1 diabetes. Colton Smith, age 16, is one of the first patients in the nation to use a new hybrid closed loop system to monitor his glucose levels. Smith and his mother, Jean Smith, were joined on Wednesday, November 1 by LPGA golfer Michelle McGann, also a user of the new insulin pump, along with Barbara and Jack Nicklaus of the Nicklaus Children's Health Care Foundation. The Smith family explained the freedom the Jupiter teen has experienced since receiving the new insulin pump six weeks ago...

Broward Briefs 
Cleveland Clinic Florida Honors DAISY Award Winners for Exceptional Nursing
WESTON, Fla. - Nov. 9, 2017 - Four Cleveland Clinic Florida nurses were recognized this year with the DAISY Award for their exceptional, compassionate and skillful care. DAISY honorees include Abbee Taddesse, RN; Andrea Buchman Kissane, LPN; Lourdes Wilson, RN; and Nicole Thebeau, RN. "These nurses consistently deliver excellence through their clinical expertise and compassionate care, and provide a great patient experience," said Kerry Major, MSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer at Cleveland Clinic Florida. "They are recognized as outstanding role models in our nursing community and we are proud to have them on the Cleveland Clinic Florida team."
Mayor's Health Challenge Launched 
Florida Medical Center and the City of Lauderdale Lakes held the first monthly weigh-in of the Mayor's Health Challenge. Mayor Hazelle Rogers and members of the Lauderdale Lakes community came to FMC to be weighed in. The Mayor's Challenge is free and open to all residents of Lauderdale Lakes and employees of Florida Medical Center. The purpose of this challenge is to generate excitement regarding and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. There will be monthly weigh-ins held in the main lobby at FMC to track the progress of those participating in the challenge. For more information, or to join the challenge, call 954-535-2785.
Seasoned Fundraising Professional and Active Community Member Jacqueline O'Malley Joins Baptist Health Foundation
MIAMI, FL - November 7, 2017 - Jacqueline O'Malley, a highly experienced fundraiser and active member of the South Florida community, has joined Baptist Health Foundation, the fundraising division of Baptist Health South Florida. O'Malley will serve as an assistant vice president at the Foundation, actively fundraising as well as overseeing and identifying a variety of philanthropic initiatives and growth strategies, with a special focus on the new Miami Cancer Institute.