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Health Notes: Healthgrades 2017 recognizes Delray Medical, Bethesda

By Christine Davis

   Delray Medical Center announced in February that it received the Healthgrades 2017 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, in recognition that it placed within the top 1 percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its superior clinical performance.
    In the Healthgrades 2017 Report to the Nation, Bethesda Hospital was recognized as one of America’s 100 best hospitals for orthopedic surgery and America’s 100 best hospitals for cardiac care. For its analysis, Healthgrades evaluated approximately 45 million Medicare inpatient records for nearly 4,500 short-term acute care hospitals nationwide.
    U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best Graduate Schools Guidebook ranked the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University No. 44 for its doctor of nursing program and No. 45 for its master of science in nursing out of 532 eligible master and doctoral programs.
    Boca Regional Hospital’s Gloria Drummond Physical Rehabilitation Institute, established with a lead gift from Elaine J. Wold, celebrated its grand opening in March.
    The institute is home to the Davis Therapy Centers, Dodson Family Foundation Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center, Howard & Barbara Farkas Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center, Aquatic Therapy Center, Diabetes Education & Nutrition Center, Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center  and Neurological Rehabilitation Center. The institute is at 650 Glades Road, Boca Raton.

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