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FAU Launches Nation’s First M.D. Pipeline Program

“Signing Day” brought new meaning for four of the nation’s brightest teens as they were officially accepted into an innovative medical school pipeline program today through Florida Atlantic University’s “FAU High School M.D. Direct” program. The first-of-its-kind pipeline program to be launched in the United States, M.D. Direct places high school students from FAU High School directly in-line for medical school at FAU, jumpstarting their careers as young, aspiring physicians-to-be.

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BOCA RATON REGIONAL HOSPITAL RECEIVES AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN STROKE CARE

Boca Raton Regional Hospital has received the 2017 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. The award recognizes the Hospital’s continued success in providing the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatment guidelines to improve patient care and outcomes in the community.

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BOCA RATON REGIONAL HOSPITAL RECEIVES AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN STROKE CARE

Boca Raton Regional Hospital has received the 2017 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. The award recognizes the Hospital’s continued success in providing the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatment guidelines to improve patient care and outcomes in the community.

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BOCA RATON REGIONAL HOSPITAL OFFERS THE WORLD’S SMALLEST PACEMAKER

Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced that it is the first hospital in Palm Beach County to offer the world’s smallest pacemaker for patients with bradycardia. The Medtronic Micra® Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) is a new type of heart device that provides patients with the most advanced pacing technology at one-tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker. The first procedure at Boca Regional was performed in late April by Martin Kloosterman, MD, an electrophysiologist and Director of the Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute.

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Biotech Budding in Jupiter

North county’s biotech and science hub keeps bubbling along, attracting business, high-paying jobs, homebuyers and national attention to the area. With Scripps Florida and Max Planck Florida in Jupiter and Torrey Pines Intitute for Molecular Studies just north in Port St. Lucie, the area is ripe for development.

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BOCA REGIONAL OPENS NEW PHYSICAL REHABILITATION INSTITUTE

Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced the opening of its new, $14 million Gloria Drummond Physical Rehabilitation Institute (GDPRI). The 37,500 square-foot facility was created out of a lead gift from Elaine J. Wold and other philanthropic support, and is named after the Hospital’s founder, Gloria Drummond. It replaces what was formerly Boca Regional’s Davis Therapy Centers.

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