Navigation Links
Cleveland Clinic Florida receives approval for transplant programs at Weston Facilities
Date:8/17/2012

Weston, Fla., August 17, 2012 -- Cleveland Clinic Florida is pleased to announce that the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) in Florida has approved its applications for heart, liver and kidney transplant services.

Cleveland Clinic Florida saw the need to create transplant programs in order to meet the needs of a growing number of patients who currently must seek transplant services outside of South Florida. Research indicates that approximately 15 percent of patients have to travel out of the area for liver transplants, 23 percent for kidney transplants and 33 percent for heart transplants.

"This is a significant step forward in our quest to expand our highly specialized healthcare services and provide greater access to patients who live in South Florida," said Bernie Fernandez, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Cleveland Clinic Florida. "Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, our parent organization, has more than 50 years of experience and proven protocols in the area of organ transplantation. We look forward to providing these services in our community. "

Cleveland Clinic Florida has the clinical areas of expertise to support a comprehensive transplant program. The organization has a unique model of medicine and employs more than 215 physicians in 35 medical specialties, which includes highly experienced transplant surgeons. The physicians practice in both Broward and Palm Beach counties and will also be able to provide patients with excellent pre-and post-transplant care.

"Cleveland Clinic is a recognized pioneer in the field of organ transplantation," said John Fung, MD, PhD, Chairman of the Digestive Disease Institute and Director of the Transplant Center at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. "Our patient outcomes and survival rates have been at or above national standards. We will work closely with our nationally recognized colleagues in Florida to implement this model of success for providing high quality, value based transplant services."


'/>"/>
Contact: Arlene Allen-Mitchell
allena@ccf.org
954-659-5028
Cleveland Clinic
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Cleveland Clinic researchers discover molecule that may prevent atherosclerosis
2. Cleveland Clinic selected to participate in National MDS Clinical Research Consortium
3. Use of retail medical clinics continues to grow, study finds
4. IDRI and Medicago announce authorization to initiate a Phase 1 clinical trial for an H5N1 vaccine
5. Strawberry birthmarks grow rapidly when babies just weeks old, Mayo Clinic finds
6. New method may allow personalized clinical trial for cancer therapies
7. Treating the whole person with autism sets direction for parent-clinician collaboration
8. Clinical trials start for stroke drug developed by Scripps Research, USC, and ZZ Biotech
9. Lets talk: The nature of the health care surrogate-clinician relationship
10. NYU School of Medicine announces new clinical trial for ulcerative colitis
11. Disorders of consciousness: How should clinicians respond to new therapeutic interventions?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/25/2017)... ... 25, 2017 , ... Creative Pharmacist and ... the Pharmacist eCare Plan to Computer-Rx pharmacies through the STRAND platform. ... to develop the Pharmacist eCare Plan, a shared document detailing a patient’s current ...
(Date:7/25/2017)... ... July 25, 2017 , ... Dr. Gina Negrette, a skilled ... than a decade of experience in psychiatry, treating clients in diverse settings, including ... disorders, psychotic and manic conditions, as well as those who were fighting simply ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... , ... July 24, 2017 ... ... Director,      (407) 916-7235, kklaproth(at)robinsmorton(dot)com , Robins & Morton, Perkins ... to celebrate the structural topping out of the new Destination Medical Building ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... MD (PRWEB) , ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... Public Schools (MCPS) have partnered together for a unique opportunity that helps high school ... mission of “Removing Barriers, Creating Opportunities.” Horizon Goodwill will host over 20 ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... CLARA, CA (PRWEB) , ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... and financial organizations, today announced it has partnered with WALLIX to expand ... Special Publication 800-171 . , There are a number of ways to address the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/11/2017)... founder of Echenberg Institute, is announcing a new safe and effective at-home ... and other painful pelvic pain conditions such as pelvic floor dysfunction, vulvodynia, ... ... ... start-up company, VuVatech LLC, fills a void in the women,s wellness market ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... COLUMBIA, S.C. , July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... product purchasing and patient support services organization serving ... announced today the launch of four significant, value-added ... into market insights, better manage reimbursement and improve ... Ig and factor therapies. ...
(Date:7/5/2017)... 5, 2017 Wolfmet 3D  printed tungsten collimator manufactured by ... and manufacturing combine to progress molecular radiotherapy imaging. ... are unable to accurately quantify the radiation absorbed by those ... the success of this radiotherapy treatment has been available — ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: