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Tuesday, October 02, 2012 - September 11 to September 24, 2012

Women in Medicine: A look at the Past, Present, and Future
Dr. Carrie Greenspan, chief of staff at Broward Health Coral Springs, is featured in this article about how the medical field has changed to include women as major players and where it is headed. (Florida Medical Business, September/October 2012)

Fashion Meets Fairway at the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation's Annual Golf Tournament Oct. 11 at Parkland Golf & Country Club
The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation will host its annual "Par for the Cause" Golf Tournament Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, with sponsors including Broward Health and AutoNation, whose Maroone dealership will donate a car for a hole-in-one. (einpresswire.com, myfoxal.com, fox54.com, streetinsider.com, Jacksonville Business Journal, 60 internet news outlets, September 10, 2012)

'Let's Celebrate' Gala Benefits Children's Home Society of Florida
Broward Health is a sponsor of the Children's Home Society of Florida's East Broward Auxiliary will host its 22nd annual "Let's Celebrate" gala on Oct. 20 at The Westin Beach Resort & Spa located in Fort Lauderdale. (Sun Sentinel Society Scene, September 12, 2012)

Festival of the Flutes Hosts Annual Event for Local Charities
Festival of the Flutes, an organization of volunteers who host a signature event to support local charities in South Florida, is having their ninth annual event to benefit the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund, Harvest Drive and Kids of Love. (Sun Sentinel Society Scene, September 12, 2012)

Save The Twinz - Breast Cancer Awareness Concert
This benefit concert supports Breast Cancer awareness for women of color. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Lillian S. Wells Women’s Health Center at Broward Health Medical Center. (examiner.com, September 13, 2012)

Florida Law Requires Public Hospitals to Justify Their Tax-Supported Status
Broward Health President/CEO, Frank Nask, is quoted in this article about the transformation of some or all of Florida’s public hospitals from tax-supported institutions into tax-exempt or even tax-paying facilities, perhaps generating savings or new revenue for the cash-strapped state. (pewstates.org, September 14, 2012)

How Will A Lockout Affect The Florida Panthers Foundation?
The Panthers Foundation has a partnership with the Chris Evert Children’s Hospital and holds multiple events each year for the children, including visiting them during the holidays with “Stanley Claws” (the team’s mascot Stanley Panther dressed as Santa Claus). (rantsports.com, September 15, 2012)

Cheers for Charity Event in Fort Lauderdale
Take a seat at the world's longest dining table! The Cheers for Charity event, hosted by Southern Wine and Spirits benefits Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center and 5 other local charities. (visitflorida.com, September 14, 2012)

Missing Matt
In memory of Matthew Klir, this annual event celebrates great improvements in the medical care of children and adolescents with HIV/AIDS and benefits children and adolescents with HIV/AIDS who are served by the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center. (bethfinke.wordpress.com, September 17, 2012)

Deerfield Beach Wrestling Coach Saved By Cutting Edge Procedure
Coach Robert Burns is alive, thanks to the cutting edge medical procedure, ‘therapeutic hypothermia’, which lowers the body temperature. This story of survival was shared recently at Broward Health Medical Center by the friends, students and doctors that saved his life. (WFOR CBS4 News, WSVN Ch 7 News, WTVJ NBC6 News, September 17, 2012, WSVN Today in Florida, September 18, 2012)

Daring Divas: Glam-A-THON Supports Local Breast Cancer Initiatives — Diva Style
Glam-A-THON, a series of events that benefit local breast cancer patients, will include a bazaar that features artisan food and dessert purveyors, jewelry designers, fashionistas and artists. Charities receiving funds this year include: Lillian S. Wells Women's Center, Broward Health Coral Springs and the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund. (Sun Sentinel Society, September 19, 2012)

CareTech Solutions Web Clients Take Top Honors in WebAwards
The information technology and web products and services provider announced that Broward Health is one of nine of the company’s Web clients who earned awards in the 16th Annual International WebAward Competition for Web site development from the Web Marketing Association. (eon.businesswire.com, individual.cm, streetinsider.com, 8 additional internet news outlets, September 19, 2012)

Student with Asperger's Excelling In College
Not letting a diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome slow him down, Renzo Burga is an honor student at Broward College, and between semesters, works in the food service and medical records department at Broward Health North. (Sun Sentinel, September 23, 2012)