Volume VII, Issue 46 | Nov. 16, 2018    
South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:  
Promotions, Achievements, Engagements & Accolades
Current Events
WHEN presents
Career and Professional Development Summit of Modern Healthcare
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Boca Raton
BCMA Foundation presents
92nd Presidential Inauguration & Dinner
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina
Ft. Lauderdale
For more information, call the BCMA Office at (954) 714-9477.
SFMGMA presents
Year-End Meeting & Holiday Party
Nov 29  
Dania Beach
SFHEF presents
Holiday Event
Dec. 13 | 5:30-8 pm 
Ft. Lauderdale
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Five Memorial Healthcare System Hospitals Receive an "A" for Patient Safety from Leapfrog Group 
Five Memorial Healthcare System hospitals were awarded an "A" for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group's Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. This is the highest grade given by The Leapfrog Group for commitment to keeping patients safe and for meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. These Memorial hospitals have earned this top grade for the past three rating periods.

"For the patients we serve, these grades demonstrate our commitment to making patient safety a priority at every level throughout our healthcare system," said Aurelio M. Fernandez, III, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Healthcare System. "It also shows the dedication and focus that our healthcare team - from physicians to staff - has in providing the highest level of quality care and service to everyone we have the privilege to care for and support throughout his or her journey of healing and recovering."
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Urological Surgeon Joins Lynn Cancer Institute Medical Staff at Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Boca Raton Regional Hospital recently announced the appointment of Ari Silverstein, MD, to the medical staff of the Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute (LCI) and BocaCare® Physician Network. Dr. Silverstein is a board-certified urological surgeon who specializes in general urology and urologic oncology. His expertise is in the surgical treatment and management of bladder cancer, erectile dysfunction, kidney cancer, kidney stones, male infertility, prostate cancer and urologic infections.

Dr. Silverstein earned his undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. His postgraduate training included a residency program in general surgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, where he served as senior urology resident, chief urology resident and completed a urology research fellowship.
Lennar Foundation Medical Center Recognized for Excellence in Patient Engagement
Press Ganey, a national leader in healthcare performance improvement, recently recognized The Lennar Foundation Medical Center of UHealth - the University of Miami Health System with its Guardian of Excellence Award® in patient engagement. The Press Ganey award honors healthcare organizations that have reached the 95th percentile for patient experience, employee or physician engagement, or clinical quality performance in every quarter based on one year of data. The award was presented at the Press Ganey National Client Conference, November 12-14 at the Orlando World Center.

"Our dedicated Lennar team is setting the standard for clinical and service excellence throughout UHealth and throughout South Florida," said Edward Abraham, MD, executive vice president for health affairs and CEO of UHealth.