Memorial Healthcare System has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Healthcare, a national recognition that identifies outstanding employers in the healthcare industry.Memorial ranked highest in Florida and is the only healthcare system in South Florida to receive this recognition in 2020.
The Memorial Cardiac & Vascular Institute (MCVI) has earned three-star ratings for patient care and outcomes from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in both isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR) surgery and isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). The designation, which recognizes the highest category of quality, places Memorial among the elite heart surgery programs in the United States and Canada.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives CHIME has recognized Memorial Healthcare System with its Performance Excellence Award, certifying the healthcare system at a level 9 in the 2020 Digital Health Most Wired program, a ranking that places Memorial above 97% of the more than 30,000 organizations that participated in the annual survey.
The new multiple myeloma institute at Memorial Hospital West in Pembroke Pines has added oncologists to treat those with cancer in their bone marrow and will conduct research to benefit newly-diagnosed and relapsed blood cancer patients. The myeloma institute is the only one of its kind in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
The Board of Commissioners of the South Broward Hospital District, which oversees the operations for Memorial Healthcare System, voted to adopt a millage rate of 0.1199. This is the 10th consecutive year the Board has lowered the millage rate, resulting in the lowest rate in the history of the South Broward Hospital District.