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  • Holy Cross Hospital Acquires Enhanced Robotic Arm Technology - RIO(tm) Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System

    Expands Partial Knee Resurfacing Procedure Capabilities from Unicompartmental to Bicompartmental

    Dr. Martin Roche at Holy Cross Hospital was the first in the world to perform MAKOplasty(r), a minimally invasive partial knee resurfacing procedure used to treat early to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee. Now doctors at Holy Cross are utilizing the next generation of the robotic arm system by MAKO Surgical Corp, the new RIO(tm) Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System.

  • Holy Cross Hospital Dedicates a Jewish Family Room

    Hospital continues mission to serve all faiths and cultures with Christ-like compassion

    Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale recently dedicated a Jewish Family Room in order to ensure sensitivity to specific religious requirements of the families of Jewish patients.

  • Reverse Shoulder Replacement Can Help South Floridians Shrug Off Their Shoulder Problems during May, National Arthritis Month (and throughout the year)

    Fort Lauderdale Orthopedic Surgeon Jonathan Levy, MD, leading expert in reverse shoulder replacement

    The Reverse Shoulder Replacement, an exciting breakthrough in shoulder surgery, is a relatively new treatment option that has revolutionized the management of shoulder arthritis and rotator cuff dysfunction. It is now considered the treatment of choice for many once complex shoulder problems.

    However, few surgeons in South Florida specialize in the procedure - and only one is considered the foremost expert.

  • 8-year-old girl asks for life-saving birthday gift for her Grandpa

    Instead of the latest video game, doll or Jonas Brothers CD, when Elana Bohm recently celebrated her 8th birthday, at the top of her wish list was donations for her grandpa's cancer treatment and others like him battling the disease.

  • Holy Cross Hospital, Dr. Michael Perez and U.S. Bariatric Recognized for High-Quality Care in Bariatric Surgery

    The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery jointly designates Holy Cross Hospital and U.S. Bariatric as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence(R)

    Holy Cross Hospital, Michael A. Perez, MD, and US Bariatric have been approved for renewal as an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence(r) (BSCOE(r)).

  • Holy Cross Hospital joins an elite group of hospitals around the world adopting life-saving technology

    Holy Cross Hospital has added a state-of-the-art device to its Emergency Department and Critical Care Units that lowers the body temperature in patients suffering from a variety of traumatic events, including stroke, cardiac arrest and spinal cord injury. By adding the CoolGard 3000(r) intravascular cooling system, Holy Cross Hospital joins an elite group of hospitals around the world that are adopting this life-saving technology.

  • Holy Cross Hospital Awarded an A for Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score (SM)

    Washington, DC, June 6, 2012 – Holy Cross Hospital was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The Hospital Safety ScoreSM was calculated under the guidance of The Leapfrog Group’s Blue Ribbon Expert Panel using publicly available data on patient injuries, medical and medication errors, and infections. U.S. hospitals were assigned an A, B, C, D, or F for their safety.

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