Thursday, May 09, 2013 - Broward Health News Clips (April 7 - 27)

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

Broward Health Announces Manager of Web and Social Media
Broward Health is proud to announce the promotion of Jennifer Silverio to the role of Web and Social Media Manager. (South Florida Hospital News 4/13)

Patrons party the night away at the MODS Wine, Spirits and Culinary Celebration
Broward Health is a supporter of the Museum of Discovery & Science, which recently hosted its 18th Annual Wine, Spirits and Culinary Celebration. Visitors were able to dine with the otters, horseshoe crabs, and all the other amazing exhibits in the museum, while supporting the work that MODS does in the community. ( 4/7/13)

'Diamond Jubilee' To Celebrate 60 Years of Serving Local Behavioral Health Community
Broward Health was a sponsor of Henderson Behavioral Health’s 60th anniversary "Diamond Jubilee" on April 27. The event honored Carol Harrison, Broward College, Broward College President J. David Armstrong and HBH's past board presidents. (Sun Sentinel Society 4/9/13)

Honoring History at 'Founder's Dinner'
The annual Founders Dinner honors “an outstanding organization or individual who embodies excellence and maintains a commitment to South Florida," said Bonnie M. Flynn, executive director of the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society. Broward Health was mentioned in this article as having been awarded the honor in 2010. (Sun Sentinel Society 4/9/13)

Scene & Be Seen
More than 150 young professionals got their toes in the sand for Broward Health Foundation’s Young President’s Council inaugural “Barefoot on the Beach” at Harbor Beach Marriot Resort & Spa. More than $67,000 was raised to benefit Chris Evert Children’s Hospital. (South Florida Hospital News 4/13, Sun Sentinel Society 4/10/13)

82-Year-Old Brings Competitive Spirit to Springs Marathon
Coral Springs' David Robertson, 82, participated in the city's 50th anniversary 1/2 marathon which raised funds to benefit the Broward Health Coral Springs Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund. (Coral Springs Forum 4/10/13)

6 Florida Hospitals Take Part in Premature Babies Study
Broward Health Medical Center is a participant in the March of Dimes Big 5 State Prematurity Collaborative. In 2011, 25 hospitals in Florida, New York, Texas, Illinois, and California started educating women on the importance of full-term births. ( 4/9/13, WPLG Local 10 Miami 4/11/13, Sun Sentinel 4/26/13)

Alicki Health Center Ribbon Cutting Celebrates the Man
Broward Health’s Bernard P. Alicki Health Center hosted an official ribbon cutting aimed at doing what its namesake made it his mission to do: bring healthcare to the homeless of Broward County. (Orlando Sentinel, Sun Sentinel 4/15/13, South Florida Times, West Side Gazette 4/25/13)

New BountyJobs Release Bridges HR / Headhunter Communication Gap
Broward Health Physician Recruiter, Staci Work, is quoted for this article. BountyJobs, the enterprise vendor management technology powered by the nation’s largest headhunter marketplace, announced two innovations last week that employers say will dramatically simplify the way they communicate with headhunters engaged on their job searches. (,,, 5 additional internet news outlets 4/15/13)

Six-Hour Spin-A-Thon in Fort Lauderdale Benefits Childrens' Charities
The Marine Industry Cares Foundation is an affiliation of marine industry businesses, volunteers and employees who work to put on the annual Spin-A-Thon and other events. This is the second year the Spin-A-Thon benefited the Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center. (Sun Sentinel 4/22/13, Cruise industry News 4/26/13)

Residents Walk to Support Stronger, Healthier Babies at 'March for Babies Broward'
"March for Babies Broward" is sponsored by Broward Health. The Broward division expects to raise more than $1 million from hundreds of corporate and family teams along with thousands of individuals who want to make a difference. (Sun Sentinel Society 4/24/13)

Painting Shades of Dignity: MHA Honors Exceptional Individuals
Kathy London of Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center is an honoree at this year’s Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida "Exceptional People Impacting the Community Awards Luncheon."  (Sun Sentinel Society 4/24/13)

Powerful Kid Care: Fitness Food & Fun
NBC 6 teamed up with Broward Health and Chris Evert Children’s Hospital for a 30-minute special aimed at finding easy and fun ways to engage children in a healthier lifestyle. The special featured pro footballer players Brandon Fields and Dan Carpenter as well as Broward Health physicians Dr. Francis Amador, Dr. Tatiana Pestana, Dr. Patricia Rowe-King, Dr. Edna Tello, Dr. George Caldwell, Dr. Dominic Carreira and Dr. Brian Cross. (NBC 6 4/24/13)

Inaugural Broward Health black tie ball raises almost $600K
The inaugural Broward Health Ball, held on April 6 at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort and Spa, raised almost $600,000 for Broward Health hospitals and a new Virtual Hospital. (South Florida Times 4/25/13)

Ride Raises More Than $20K for Hospital
A convoy of more than 600 motorcyclists recently took part in the sixth annual Celebration of Smiles ride to raise more than $20,000 for Chris Evert Children's Hospital in Fort Lauderdale. (Sun Sentinel, Our Town News 4/26/13)