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Cleveland Clinic Florida Welcomes Juan Pablo Umaña, MD

Cleveland Clinic Florida just announced that Juan Pablo Umaña, MD, has joined the organization as Chairman of the Division of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. He is based at Cleveland Clinic’s Weston Hospital. Dr. Umaña is also an Associate Staff Surgeon at Cleveland Clinic’s Main Campus in Cleveland, OH. Upon earning his medical degree at the University of El Rosario in Bogota, Colombia,...

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“Stronger Together. For You.” Palm Beach Health Network Announces New Campaign to Unite Hospitals

Palm Beach Health Network (PBHN), the leading healthcare provider in Palm Beach County and the third-largest employer in the region, is excited to introduce its new tagline. This transformation underscores PBHN's unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional healthcare services to the communities it proudly serves. PBHN's comprehensive network encompasses six area hospitals: Palm Beach Gardens...

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Manny Linares Named New CEO of Broward Health Medical Center

Former Interim CEO Aurelio Fernandez Transitions to Corporate Role FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA - Manuel "Manny" Linares has been named the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Broward Health Medical Center. Aurelio M. Fernandez III, FACHE, who served as interim CEO of Broward Health Medical Center while the health system conducted a national search for the position, is transitioning to a new role...

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Pettit Caps Remarkable 40-Year Career With VITAS® Healthcare, Leaves a Legacy of Compassionate Care in the Hospice Community

Miami based VITAS Healthcare is bidding a heartfelt farewell to one of its most esteemed and dedicated professionals, Peggy Pettit, RN, who retired at the end of December 2023. Pettit’s four decades of unwavering commitment to VITAS and the hospice community have left an indelible mark, impacting countless lives and embodying the true spirit of compassionate care. Pettit's journey with VITAS...

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UM’s Miami Herbert Business school announces 13th annual event

UM’s Miami Herbert Business school recently announced its 13th annual Business of Health Care conference. Entitled AI, Elections and the Economy, the all-day event will take place on the University of Miami campus on Friday, February 16, 2024. Online event participation is also available. The upcoming conference’s theme certainly meets the timely and relevant benchmark. “The growing reliance on...

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Meet Isa Diaz: UM HEMBA Graduate 1993

Alumni Profile Isa Diaz Executive MBA Health Sector Management and Policy 1993 Currently Isa Diaz joined Acadia Healthcare in February 2019 and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Strategic Affairs. In this role, Ms. Diaz is responsible for spearheading and developing long-term behavioral health partnerships with health systems and hospitals around the country to expand access to...

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