Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - Broward Health News Clips (February 24 to March 9, 2013)

Here’s a brief listing of Broward Health news stories…

FIU Health Adds Branch in Broward County
The Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s Faculty Group Practice has expanded into Broward County with its second practice at Broward Health Medical Center. (, 2/25/13)

Wilton Manors Bar New Moon Celebrates another Anniversary
New Moon Bar works with the Iron Ladies Golf Tournament to benefit Broward House and Broward Health. They raise awareness and funds for AIDS organizations through Smart Ride and in December sponsor a toy drive for the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center. (, South Florida Gay News, 2/26/13)

Celebrate a Great Fort Lauderdale Tradition: The St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival on March 9
Sponsored by Broward Health, the free St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival attracts thousands of spectators to the streets of downtown for a one-of-a-kind celebration of all things Irish. (, 2/26/13)

Beacon of Light: Mahoney Honored At Children's Harbor's Inaugural Gala
Broward Health is a sponsor of Children's Harbor’s "Harbor Lights Gala" March 15. The evening will feature wine and spirits, dinner, dancing and an auction – all set against the panoramic view from the Pier Top of Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. (Sun Sentinel Society, 2/27/13)

From Hitsville USA: CDTC Celebrates 30 Years with 'Greatest Hits' Gala
The Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center celebrated its 30th anniversary of providing care to children with special healthcare needs in Broward County with a “Greatest Hits" celebration on March 9 at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66. (Sun Sentinel Society, 2/27/13)

Broward Health Foundation Blooming Into Action
On Saturday, April 6, the Broward Health Foundation will host its inaugural Broward Health Ball, a floral-themed, black-tie gala that will raise money for Broward Health hospitals and services. (Lifestyle Publications, Think Magazine, 3/13)

Top Physicians
South Florida Hospital News profiled top physicians around the region.

Broward Health Coral Springs
Charles P. Lago, Sr., M.D.
Steven Svabek, D.O.

Broward Health Urgent Care
Ladan Pourmasiha, D.O.

Broward Health North
Douglas Ford, M.D.
(South Florida Hospital News, 3/13)

Skating On By
The Florida Panthers Foundation plans activities for patients at Chris Evert Children’s Hospital where the children and their families are treated to celebrity meet-ups, weekly craft projects, a holiday party in December and a host of other activities. (Gold Coast Magazine, 3/13)

VIP Patio Party at COCO Asian Bistro & Bar Benefits CDTC
COCO Asian Bistro & Bar and Think Magazine hosted a VIP Patio Party on January 23, donating 10 percent of check sales from guests who stayed for dinner to Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center. (Think Magazine, 3/13)

Coral Springs High School Students to Present Musical Celebration of Coral Springs
This 50th Anniversary Signature Event is presented by Golden Anniversary Sponsor Al Hendrickson Toyota, along with Broward Health Coral Springs and other local businesses. (,, 3/1/13)

Coral Springs to Offer First Ever Half Marathon
Benefitting Broward Health Coral Springs’ Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund, the Coral Springs Half Century Celebration, the City’s first-ever half marathon, will be held on Saturday, March 30 along with Broward Health Coral Springs’ 8th annual Race for Women’s Wellness 5K Run/Walk. Registrations are still being accepted. (, 3/4/13)

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Breaks Leg While Skydiving
Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman was treated at Broward Health Medical Center for a broken leg and dislocated ankle suffered during a charity skydiving event. (Orlando Sentinel,,, NY Daily News, Savannah Morning News, KLBJ-AM, 59 additional internet outlets, 34 TV news outlets, 28 Newspaper outlets, 3/5-3/7/13)

Dig into 'Delish'
Broward Health is an event sponsor for ARC Broward's "Delish 2013," presented by The Wasie Foundation and hosted by Premier Beverage. The event will take place March 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. (Sun Sentinel Society, 3/6/13)

Business Development Program Hosts UMatch GPO Forum
The University of Miami’s Business Development Program, an initiative that advances the utilization of women and minority suppliers to the institution’s procurement process, recently brought together several stakeholders in the healthcare industry, including Broward Health, for a spirited discussion on the business model of group purchasing organizations. (, 3/7/13)

Expo for Minority-Owned Businesses, Entrepreneurs
The Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council's 2013 Business Expo will feature major sponsors and exhibitors, including Broward Health. (Sun Sentinel, 3/7/13)

MICF and CICF Announce Partnership for Industry Fundraising Event
The Marine Industry Cares Foundation major annual fundraiser, the upcoming Spin-A-Thon rides for kids, on April 19, 2013, will benefit Kids in Distress and Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center. (, 3/8/13)