Monday, March 23, 2009 - Lynn Cleveland Appointed Joint Care Coordinator of Joint Replacement Center at North Broward Medical Center

Deerfield Beach, FL – Broward Health North Broward Medical Center has appointed Lynn Cleveland Joint Care Coordinator of its newly opened Joint Replacement Center.

As Joint Care Coordinator, Cleveland will oversee the development, implementation and organization of the Joint Replacement Program. She will work with a team of physicians, nurses, physical therapists, pharmacists and management to ensure patients receive both quality care and positive outcomes. Cleveland will educate the patient throughout the program as well as develop and coordinate community outreach for the Joint Replacement Center.

Cleveland has been with North Broward Medical Center since 2002, working as a Quality Management Specialist, Acute Care Case Manager and District Case Manager before earning the appointment as Joint Care Coordinator. Prior to joining Broward Health, she held several positions at Holy Cross Hospital. Cleveland received her RN diploma from Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before earning an Associate Degree in Nursing from Broward Community College. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Florida Atlantic University.

The Joint Replacement Center at NBMC recently received Joint Commission Certification for hip and knee replacement, the first and only hospital in Broward County to achieve this prestigious certification.  The new center features private patient rooms, family centered patient education, group therapy and the latest advances in joint replacement surgery.

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