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UM to present 9th annual industry impact conference

Focus will be the social, political and economic determinants of health On Friday, October 30, the University of Miami will be presenting its ninth annual Business of Healthcare conference from 11 am to 3 pm ET. Due to COVID, this event will be online and is in fact being promoted as a ‘global virtual event.’ With the presidential election looming and the nation reeling from a global pandemic,...

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Gentera Center for Regenerative Medicine Names Medical Director for Coral Gables Office

Gentera Center for Regenerative Medicine, a leading full-service regenerative medicine practice, today announced the promotion of Dr. Juan Remos to Medical Director for the company’s Coral Gables location. An esteemed internal medicine physician, Dr. Remos was hired in April 2020, bringing with him over 30 years of cutting-edge medical experience and research to the practice. “Dr. Remos brings a...

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UM Begins Testing Antibody Drug Regeneron to Prevent COVID Spread

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has begun a new clinical trial to test a monoclonal antibody drug to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among people who may have been exposed by an infected household member. The antibody drug Regeneron consists of a “cocktail” mix of two antibody treatments. In partnership with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., the UM clinical trial is being led by...

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Dr. Stanley Marks Retires After 42 Years with Memorial Healthcare System

Dr. Stanley Marks, Memorial Healthcare System’s chief medical officer, has retired after a 42-year affiliation with MHS. A general and vascular surgeon, Marks joined Memorial after completing his residency in 1978 and became the system’s CMO more than 22 years ago. “Stan Marks has had a significant impact on the past, present, and what will be the future of healthcare in South Florida,” said...

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South Florida Tech Company Creates First-of-its-Kind Mobile App Designed to Safely Bring Back Max Capacity Gatherings

OZ, a global digital innovation and health advisory company, headquartered in Fort Lauderdale for the last 23 years, has successfully launched Salus Safe, an innovative, patent pending, mobile solution that aids in safely returning the public to mass gathering events and their workplaces. Salus Safe was designed by a team of medical, business and digital technology experts to safely bring people...

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Aventura Hospital and Medical Center Appoints New COO

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center has named David Was, MBA, to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) role. In this position, David will be responsible for the oversight of surgical services, emergency services, ancillary and support services, construction and expansion, and the facility’s service line growth and development. David has been employed by HCA Healthcare for more than fifteen years,...

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