July 24, 2014
Cleveland Clinic Florida has appointed Osmel “Ozzie” Delgado, MBA, PharmD, FASHP, Chief Operating Officer. Delgado will be responsible for planning and directing operations for the academic medical center, which includes a hospital and medical practices in Weston as well as practices in Parkland, West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens.
July 15, 2014
For the fifth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Cleveland Clinic Florida among the best hospitals in the region and highest in Broward County.
July 14, 2014
Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD (Hon), FACS, FRCS (Eng) FRCS (Ed), Director of the Digestive Disease Center and Chairman of the Department of Colorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida, has been elected to a two-year term as President of the Research Foundation of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS).
June 16, 2014
Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital in Weston, Fla., has been awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Pathway to Excellence® designation. Achieving this designation substantiates the professional satisfaction of nurses at Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital and identifies it as one of the best places for nurses to work.
April 26, 2014
Cleveland Clinic Florida will be hosting a Health and Wellness Expo, where health specialists and fitness professionals will educate the community on preventive measures they can incorporate into their daily lives to stay healthy.
April 16, 2014
Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD (Hon), FACS, FRCS (Eng) FRCS (Ed), Director of the Digestive Disease Center and Chairman of the Department of Colorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida, has been awarded the SAGES Distinguished Service Award for 2014 by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. SAGES is a leading surgical society representing a worldwide community of more than 7,000 surgeons.
March 4, 2014
Researchers at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, Fla. and the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Nev. are participating in a new clinical trial designed to test the effectiveness of using a currently-approved diabetes drug to delay the development of Alzheimer’s Disease in people who are predisposed to develop the condition. The study will also look at whether a new genetic biomarker, TOMM40, is an additional indication of a patient’s elevated risk of developing the disease.
February 22, 2014
Heart and vascular disease affects millions of Americans every year from all walks of life. Cleveland Clinic Florida’s “Heart & Vascular Health Symposium” will be a free day of health screenings, nutrition and exercise tips designed to help attendees get heart healthy.
January 2, 2014
Cleveland Clinic Florida has earned the Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Achievement of Primary Stroke Center Certification demonstrates that Cleveland Clinic Florida’s program meets critical elements of performance to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes for stroke patients.
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November 18, 2013
Longtime Cleveland Clinic Florida patient Pauline Braathen has made history by giving the largest gift in the organization’s 25-year history. Braathen’s $30 million donation will fund the construction of a five-story, 143,000 square foot building on Cleveland Clinic Florida's Weston campus. The building will be named the Egil and Pauline Braathen Facility and will house the expanded Pauline Braathen Neurological Center and Cleveland Clinic Florida's Cancer Center.
July 16, 2013
For the fourth year in a row, Cleveland Clinic Florida ranked highest among hospitals in Broward County in regional rankings in US News & World Report’s ranking of Best Hospitals 2013-2014. Overall, Cleveland Clinic Florida ranked fifth among 73 hospitals in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area and 14th of 271 hospitals in Florida. A complete list of newly ranked hospitals is available online at www.usnews.com/hospitals.
July 11, 2013
The Cleveland Clinic Florida Breast Center once again has been granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). The center earned its initial accreditation in 2010 becoming the first in Broward County at the time and the third accredited center in Florida.
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.
April 24, 2012
Cleveland Clinic Florida’s General Surgery Residency program approved last year by the American Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is set to begin on July 1, 2012. A total of 18 general surgery residents will begin the five-year program this year and an additional three resident will begin next year.
Saturday, November 19, 2011, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Bonaventure
250 Racquet Club Road
Weston, FL 33326
Cleveland Clinic Florida is proud to host this year’s Speaking of Women’s Health event an extraordinary health conference designed to empower women. Speaking of Women’s Health is dedicated to educating women to make informed decisions about health, well-being and personal wellness for themselves and their families. This conference is a day for women to step away from their hurried lives, focus on taking care of themselves, and rejuvenate their spirits. Speaking of Women’s Health conferences include free health screenings, tote gift bag, sponsor boutique area, a dynamic keynote address and breakout sessions on important women’s health topics.
July 26, 2011
Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Pelvic Floor Center has been designated a Center of Excellence (COE):Continence Care in Women by the National Association for Continence.