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Brazilian footballer Pelé released from hospital

SAO PAULO – Brazilian footballer Pelé has been released from hospital, the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo announced Thursday, and will spend Christmas at home after months of medical problems following surgery to remove a colon tumor . “The patient is stable and will continue treatment for a colon tumor that was identified in […]

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Tenet and USPI enter into transaction to acquire SCD

December 22, 2021 – Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) and its subsidiary United Surgical Partners International (USPI) today completed the previously announced transaction to acquire SurgCenter Development (SCD). As part of the closing of the transaction, Tenet / USPI acquired SCD’s interests in 86 outpatient surgery centers (ASCs) and other related outpatient support services for […]

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Cleveland Clinic Weston Reaches 1000th Kidney Transplant Milestone

December 22, 2021– The Weston Hospital of the Cleveland Clinic, Broward County’s largest solid organ transplant provider, recently completed its 1,000th kidney transplant when Fort Lauderdale resident Erskine Clark, 48, received a kidney from a deceased donor. Rodolfo Blandon, MDPresident, Cleveland Clinic Weston “Reaching this milestone shows the enormous need for organ transplant services in […]

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‘Unusual activity’ triggers 5-day network outage for Missouri hospital

Capital Region Medical Center, an affiliate of the University of Missouri Health Care, spent nearly a week battling a system-wide network outage affecting its phone and computer systems. Although IT health news‘Attempts to reach Jefferson City-based facility were unsuccessful, spokesperson told local ABC Affiliate that the decision to shut down the network was triggered by […]

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CareerSource Broward Recruits Employers For Youth Summer Employment Program

Youth worker program costs and salaries covered for eight weeks December 16, 2021 – CareerSource Broward (CSBD) is actively recruiting Broward County employers to participate in its Youth Summer Employment Program (SYEP) 2022. Companies may be assigned a young adult to FREE OF CHARGE – savings of almost $ 3,500 per youth hired – thanks […]

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Healthcare Network CEO Dr. Emily Ptaszek announces her departure

The board of directors selects the national research firm December 15, 2021 – Health network, a federally accredited health center (FQHC) that works to ensure that primary medical care is available to everyone in our community, Dr. Emily Ptaszek, President and CEO, informed the council today of his decision to step down from his post, […]

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Holy Cross Health adds internal medicine doctor

December 10, 2021 – Nicole Nicome, MD, joined the Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group employing over 160 physicians providing service in Broward and Palm Beach counties, as an internal medicine specialist. With over 12 years of healthcare experience, Dr Nicome was Chief Medical Officer at Carecube in Brooklyn, New York before joining […]

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Senior doctor suspended after Queensland hospital investigation

A senior health official has been dismissed from his post in north Queensland following an independent review. The Mackay Hospital and Health Service confirmed that its executive director of medical services, Professor Phillip Reasbeck, had been “suspended from his duties”. An independent review of obstetrics and gynecology at Mackay Base Hospital was launched in October […]

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AUTONATION MAKES A MILLION DOLLAR DONATION TO THE MEMORIAL CANCER INSTITUTE

December 7, 2021 – AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN), America’s largest and most admired auto retailer, has donated $ 1 million to the Memorial Cancer Institute (MCI) “Growing stronger together” fundraising campaign. The donation will name the Fort Lauderdale-based company’s first-floor lobby in a self-contained, comprehensive cancer center to be built on the Memorial Hospital West […]

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Death of Barry Morton, Chairman Emeritus of Robins & Morton

December 7, 2021 – Robins & Morton Chairman Emeritus and former CEO Barry Morton passed away on December 3, 2021 at the age of 83. Morton was instrumental in the growth of the Birmingham-based construction company that bears his name, guiding its growth into one of the nation’s top commercial builders and a leader in […]