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Jan
19
2022
Wednesday
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Jan. 19, 2022) – Broward Health Medical Center welcomes Lester R. Eljaiek, CPA, as its regional chief financial officer. Eljaiek, who has more than 20 years of healthcare experience, will lead the financial operations of the Fort Lauderdale hospital and Salah...
Dec
13
2021
Monday
The biggest threat to the health of children older than 1 year is not disease. It's accidental injury. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, each year thousands of children suffer injuries from toys severe enough to be treated in a hospital emergency room. This time of year,...
Jul
28
2021
Wednesday
Learn more about our 2021 summer interns who are working in various departments throughout Broward Health, including administration, IT, compliance, risk management and marketing.   Name: Alexa Swirsky School: University of Central Florida  Major: Health...
Jul
19
2021
Monday
Fort Lauderdale, Florida -- Broward Health Community Health Services is offering free immunizations and low-cost physical exams at two community health centers during Mobilize to Immunize. Caregivers at Community Health Services will provide immunizations against infectious and life-threatening...
May
06
2021
Thursday
Coral Springs, Florida -- In honor of National Nurses Week, pet therapy dogs Karma and Willow from the Humane Society walked the hospital floors at Broward Health Coral Springs with a trick up their sleeves -- a "paw tap" that broadcasts a gratitude voice message to nurses.;  With much...
Apr
30
2021
Friday
Coral Springs, Florida -- With much appreciation, Parkland resident Lisette Caro, 50, and her family paid a visit to Broward Health Coral Springs to reunite with doctors and nurses, but this time with happy tears of gratitude for saving her life.  Caro was brought in to Broward Health Coral...
Apr
29
2021
Thursday
Fort Lauderdale, Florida -- The North Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners, which oversees Broward Health, welcomed three new commissioners at today's board meeting. Recently appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis, John Hage, Chris Pernicano and Levi Williams were confirmed by the...
Apr
27
2021
Tuesday
Fort Lauderdale, Florida -- After providing more than 100,000 vaccinations for our caregivers and community, Broward Health has suspended first dose vaccinations at the conclusion of April 23 due to low demand and the extensive vaccination resources now available throughout South Florida. We will...
Apr
09
2021
Friday
Fort Lauderdale --Broward Health is currently accepting new appointment requests for COVID-19 vaccination. With consistently low wait times, the entire process -- from check-in to completing observation -- averages about 45 minutes. The majority of vaccinations are held at Inter Miami CF Stadium...
Apr
09
2021
Friday
Fort Lauderdale, Florida -- To more effectively treat emerging variants of COVID-19, and in accordance with NIH guidelines, Broward Health has revised its monoclonal antibody therapy and starting Wednesday, April 7, will use a combination of bamlanivimab and etesevimab, which has been approved by...
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