Technicians at Delray Medical Center work with an Alzheimer’s patient using ultrasound technology as part of a study in collaboration with FAU. Photo provided
Delray Medical Center is treating an Alzheimer’s patient using ultrasound technology as part of a study being conducted in collaboration with Florida Atlantic University’s Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention.
In the FDA-approved clinical trial, this technology is used to disrupt patients’ blood-brain barrier. The Delray Medical Center patient enrolled in the clinical trial received the first of three treatments at the hospital on Feb. 15. To find out more about Delray Medical Center’s focused ultrasound program, visit www.delraymedicalctr.com/services/neurosciences/focused-ultrasound.
Peter B. Licata, Ph.D., has been appointed to the Delray Medical Center governing board.
Licata is the regional superintendent of the south region of the Palm Beach County School District. He earned his Ph.D. in global leadership from Lynn University and he has served as adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University, where he taught courses preparing future school administrators.
Caron Treatment Centers has announced its new older-adult program at Caron Florida’s new Keele Medical Center.
The residential program, with 15 private en suite bedrooms, provides comprehensive diagnostic assessment, 24/7 on-site medically managed care, daily health assessments, substance use and mental health disorder treatment, chronic pain management, relapse prevention, spiritual counseling, holistic services, on-site physical therapy and family support. The Keele Center is located at 4575 Linton Blvd., Delray Beach.
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