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South Florida Life Sciences Showcase

A HALF DAY EVENT – THURSDAY, MARCH 23

“Life Sciences Take Flight!”

Join us in Miami to connect and partner with life science decision-makers and influencers. This premiere half-day event will highlight the region’s industry landscape and showcase top organizations in medical device/technology, biopharmaceuticals, health IT, marine biotechnology, and others.

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MODERNIZING MEDICINE AND GALDERMA ANNOUNCE INTEGRATED OVER-THE-COUNTER ECOMMERCE PLATFORM

Basic CMYKBoca Raton, Fla. – March 2, 2017 – Specialty-specific health information technology leader Modernizing Medicine, Inc. and global leader in skin health, Galderma Laboratories, L.P., today announced a collaboration to deliver new capabilities in support of improved patient experiences and outcomes through healthcare provider recommended over-the-counter (OTC) treatment regimens and patient education materials. The program, designed by Modernizing Medicine, will simplify the healthcare provider process of creating materials and educating patients about treatment regimens, which often incorporates a combination of prescriptions and OTC products and requires patients to follow very specific instructions. The enhancements will streamline the dissemination of educational materials and treatment plans, with a new feature that will enable patients to easily order physician-recommended OTC products online and have the products delivered directly to them.

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MODERNIZING MEDICINE TO SHOWCASE COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTIONS FOR MIPS AND VALUE-BASED CARE AT DERMATOLOGY CONFERENCES

Basic CMYKBoca Raton, Fla. – February 28, 2017 – Specialty-specific health information technology leader, Modernizing Medicine, Inc., will present the latest solutions in its award-winning electronic health record (EHR) system to address value-based care and improve physician efficiency at the Association of Dermatology Administrators & Managers (ADAM) Annual Meeting and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting this week.

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BOCA RATON REGIONAL HOSPITAL NAMED AS ONE OF 150 GREAT PLACES TO WORK IN HEALTHCARE

br hos2222222222BOCA RATON, FL – March 1, 2017 – RELEASE PDF  Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced that the Hospital has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.” The list recognizes organizations committed to fulfilling missions, creating outstanding cultures and offering competitive benefits to their employees. Boca Regional is only one of 10 hospitals to be so recognized in the entire state of Florida. Other notable honorees across the nation include the Mayo Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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Florida Institute Funds Jupiter-based BlinkBio

GAINESVILLE, Fla. and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Florida Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with BlinkBio, a Jupiter-based company with technology developed at The Scripps Research Institute. The Florida Institute supports new company creation based on publicly-funded research, and bridges early funding gaps for companies spinning out of Florida-based universities and research institutions.

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FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA® RICHARD J STEPHENSON TO RECEIVE 2017 HORATIO ALGER AWARD

CTCA Square G+ 143x81Boca Raton, Fla. – Feb. 27, 2016 – RELEASE PDF Richard J Stephenson, founder and chairman of Boca Raton-based Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), a national network of five cancer hospitals, is being honored by the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization that honors the achievements of outstanding individuals and encourages youth to pursue their dreams through higher education.

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FAU and Jupiter Medical Center Co-Sponsor BioFlorida Event

biotheBioFlorida, an advocate organization for Florida’s biopharmaceutical, medical technology and biagriculture industries, hosted an event titled, “Life Sciences: A Collaboration in Motion.” Keynote speakers included; John D. Couris, president and chief executive officer of Jupiter Medical Center, Dan Flynn, Ph.D., vice president of FAU’s Division of Research, Robert Mino of Sancilio & Company, Inc., and Nancy K. Bryan, president and CEO of BioFlorida. The program also featured a first-hand robotic surgery demo of the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System

Sunposium 2017 Features Two Nobel Laureates Among World-Renowned Speakers

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Twenty of the field’s most esteemed researchers spoke at the third international conference highlighting some of the most complex issues at the forefront of understanding neural circuits. The prestigious two-day event hosted by Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) was held February 13-14, 2017 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in Downtown West Palm Beach, Florida. The biennial event that takes its name from Florida’s characteristic year-round sunshine attracted a larger crowd of the world’s brightest neuroscientists and students than ever before.

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