The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2010 Community Health Leaders Award, honoring 10 individuals who have overcome daunting odds to improve the health and quality of life for vulnerable men, women and children in underserved communities across the United States.
The Community Health Leaders Award elevates the work of these outstanding individuals to bring national visibility to their extraordinary contributions. Each awardee receives $125,000 to support their ongoing work, as well as opportunities to network and collaborate with other leaders from around the country. This year's winners join a distinguished and diverse group of 173 previous award recipients.
Always ahead of the curve, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center joins HCA Healthcare hospitals around the world this September to commemorate the fourth annual Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month. Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month is typically commemorated in October. At Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, patient-centered care is always the primary goal.
â€œPatient-Centered Care Month highlights our continuous commitment to empowering our patients while ensuring they receive the highest-quality healthcare services available to them, said Heather J. Rohan, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center's Chief Executive Officer.
Transitioning workers interested in pursuing a healthcare career, hospital and healthcare managers looking for employees and new graduates, education institutions looking for potential students and employment opportunities for graduates, and allied health professionals looking for new opportunities should attend.
More than 400 people attended the Miami-Dade Blue Health Fair on Saturday, as Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez launched a new county program designed to make affordable health insurance even more affordable.
Enrollment continues for the new Miami-Dade Health Insurance Premium Utilization Program (MD-HIIUP), which is designed to compliment Miami-Dade Blue, a quality, low-cost health insurance plan introduced by Miami-Dade County last year in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida.