In an effort to make “affordable healthcare easier and more convenient,” Baptist Health South Florida is offering a free, online urgent care visit. According to ForexTV.com, “Care on Demand” allows patients with non-life-threatening illness or injury to bypass busy emergency rooms and get 24/7 online access to doctors and specialists.
Every 10 minutes, someone is added to the organ transplant list making the need for organ donation enormous. A recent press release announced that the James D. Eason Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital in partnership with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has earned Platinum Recognition for its efforts to increase organ, eye, and tissue donor registrations.
Mark Coticchia has been named the inaugural corporate vice president of innovation at Baptist Health South Florida. According to Becker’s Hospital Review, Mr. Coticchia’s goals are to expand medical innovation initiatives, continue the development of the health system’s recently launched Innovation Institute Miami and identify venture opportunities for the system to pursue.
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has received seven honors for providing quality stroke care from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program. The press release highlights the awards and points out that stroke is the fifth cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the US.