- Published: Friday, 13 May 2016 13:34
- Posted by R. Michael Brown
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JFK Medical Center
Healthgrades.com has named West Palm Beach the number one city for hospital care with nine local hospitals earning top marks. The group based its scores on factors including patient death rate, number of medical complications, and success of medical procedures.
R. Michael Brown
By: R. Michael Brown, Civic Association Communications Director
A story from Health News Florida is asking the question, with the passage of the new federal health care law, “What will happen to the $850 million in taxes raised every year by local taxing districts around Florida to support care of the uninsured?”
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Good Samaritan Medical Center marked the opening of The Palms Private Medical Detoxification Center, a medically-supervised program committed to helping individuals who are ready to face their addiction and get the assistance they need from qualified, medical professionals, with an open house event.
The Civic Association has just launched its new Issues webpage:
Like all of the issues pages, the Health Care webpage includes an overview of the news, state of health care in Palm Beach, and important documents.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL -– Good Samaritan Medical Center has announced the opening of The Palms Private Medical Detoxification Center, a medically-supervised program committed to helping individuals who are ready to face their addiction and get the assistance they need from qualified, medical professionals.
PALM BEACH – The Civic Association Healthcare Committee met with Dwight D. Chenette, CEO of the Health Care District of Palm Beach County to learn more about the organization, its responsibilities, and how the agency is using taxpayer dollars.
Expansion of H1N1 Vaccination Campaign Priority Groups
By the Florida Dept. of Health
The goal of the Florida H1N1 Influenza Mass Vaccination Campaign is to immunize all Floridians and visitors who choose to be vaccinated. Florida began vaccinating CDC recommended priority groups the week of 10/12/09, and is now ready to expand beyond those groups as vaccine becomes available.