Health Choice Network's Chief Information Officer Alejandro Romillo has been named top chief information officer in the annual Technology Leaders of the Year awards, hosted by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Romillo was recognized for his achievements through his senior vice president position at Health Choice Network, work on several Boards and HIT initiatives, leadership on task forces and committees and role as CIO for more than 50 community health centers. He was specifically honored for helping to improve the meaningful use of the electronic health record in South Florida while raising the level and accessibility of health care for hundreds of thousands of underserved patients.
Catherine Mitchell has lived for 100 years. Born April 27, 1912, she celebrated her special day on April 27, 2012 with a birthday gathering at her Miami, Florida home.
The great-great grandmother sat among family and friends with a smile that showed the wisdom and experiences of a life lived with joie de vivre.
Approximately 99 employees representing more than 1,205 years of service to North Shore Medical Center, 1100 N. W. 95 Street, Miami, were honored at the hospital's annual Service Awards Banquet held on Friday, June 25th at the Rusty Pelican on Key Biscayne.
Employees receiving awards for Years of Service categories include:
Thirty-seven nurses were honored with Nurse of the Year awards at a public celebration held at Jackson Memorial Hospital. As part of National Nurse Week activities, a licensed practical nurse, an advanced practice nurse, a registered nurse and a rookie nurse from each of Jackson Health System's patient care centers, specialty areas, satellite centers and hospitals were selected by their colleagues as the nurses who have contributed the most to quality caring throughout the system.
The nurses received their awards from Commissioner Dorrin D. Rolle, District 2, Miami-Dade County; Georgena D. Ford, R.N., secretary and trustee of the Public Health Trust; and D. Jane Mass, R.N., M.S.N., N.E.A.-B.C., senior vice president for Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer. Six nurses were the recipients of the Clinical Excellence Award that is presented annually to the nurse who best exemplifies selfless dedication, compassion and nursing pride systemwide throughout the years.