FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- (September 14, 2016) Phil Smith, president and CEO of the Phil Smith Automotive Group, has donated $7 million to fund state-of-the-art neurological care at Holy Cross Hospital. A longtime supporter of the hospital, Smith has designated these funds to name the Phil Smith Neuroscience Institute and to establish the Phil Smith ALS and Movement Disorder Clinic. He is earmarking $2 million of the gift as matching funds in a community challenge to bring first class research and treatments to South Florida.
Holy Cross Hospital has received $50,000 from Community Foundation of Broward for its “Cancel Cancer - Cancer Research & Support” program at the Holy Cross Cancer Research Institute. This will enable Holy Cross Hospital to transform the way cancer patients are treated based on their genetic makeup or the genetic profile of an individual’s tumor. The Cancel Cancer grant makes it possible to bring these new personalized medicine cancer therapies to 50-100 Broward patients who have not previously had access to genetic screening.
Fort Lauderdale - June 2016 - Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease – disorders of the heart and blood vessels. The American Heart Association estimates that the direct and indirect cost for cardiovascular disease in the U.S. for 2010 was $503.2 billion.
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Holy Cross Hospital opened the doors of an Urgent Care and Imaging Center in Boca Raton on August 15, 2016 at 23071 State Road 7 in Boca Raton. This is the third Urgent Care and Imaging Center for Holy Cross; additional centers are in east Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale.
In addition to treating non-life threatening conditions, Holy Cross will offer outpatient rehabilitation at the state-of-the-art,10,000-square-foot center.