December 13, 2011
The final 2011 gathering of the quarterly Leadership Development Institute kicked off on a high note last week when Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., announced that University of Miami Hospital received one of Press Ganey’s Top Improver Awards.
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December 12, 2011
University of Miami Hospital and Miller School of Medicine leadership, staff, supporters and members of the media gathered at the Elaine and Sydney Sussman Cardiac Catheterization Lab Friday, December 9, for the unveiling of UMH’s new state-of-the-art hybrid catheterization laboratory.
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November 11, 2011
More than 860 cyclists, including over 160 children and 21 cancer survivors, rode various events across three counties to take part in the 2nd Annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC) on November 5th and 6th to raise money for the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The two-day event featured a kids’ ride and six different routes from 30 to 170 miles that went through 37 cities in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
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September 29, 2011
A study by Miller School researchers of patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) devices has demonstrated that even multiple cardiac magnetic resonance (MR) scans did not adversely affect the health of the patient or function of the devices. The findings have important clinical implications, since most patients with ICD and other cardiac devices have been instructed never to have an MR scan.
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September 13, 2011
The string of grand openings for new, refurbished or expanded clinical units at University of Miami Hospital continued this month with a celebration of the new Behavioral Health Emergency Room, and the expansion of psychiatric and behavioral health services across UHealth.
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August 30, 2011
Miller School and UHealth leaders, faculty and staff celebrated the new UMH Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen Center at University of Miami Hospital at an August 24 open house.
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June 07, 2011
Nobody likes chemotherapy, but patient Joaquin Hernandez is grateful he receives the treatment at Sylvester’s Comprehensive Treatment Center in Kendall. “If you have to come, this is where you want to come,’’ Hernandez said. “The service is great. The nurses are the best.’’ His sentiment is shared by so many of the Kendall satellite’s patients that the unit has earned the highest patient satisfaction scores.
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March 24, 2011
Citing a clear need for more patient facilities, dozens of psychiatrists and therapists gathered on the newly renovated north wing of the 9th floor of University of Miami Hospital Monday evening. Community physicians were eager to see 14 new rooms dedicated as the Mood Disorders Unit at UMH.
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February 08, 2011
Dr. Leo B. Twiggs, who has led significant advances as chair of the Miller School’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, will move to a new position focused on continued growth and improvement of the clinical operation and mentoring of junior faculty in clinical research.
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