About Memorial Healthcare System

Welcome to Memorial Healthcare System’s Newsroom. Since its inception in 1953, Memorial Healthcare System has been a leader in providing high-quality health care services to South Florida residents. Today, it is the third-largest public health care system in the nation and highly regarded for its exceptional patient- and family-centered care. Memorial has a reputation as one of Florida's leading health care systems and is supported by a distinguished medical staff. In fact, the vast majority of physicians are board certified or boards qualified in their specialties and have been trained at many of the nation's finest medical schools and hospitals. In this Newsroom, you will find the latest releases, story ideas, and resources for journalists and other relevant information about Memorial and its medical specialties.


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  • Memorial Regional Hospital
    4/9/14 3:44 pm EDT

    Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood has become the first facility in Broward County with full approval to perform the lifesaving surgery. A waiting list should be in place by May, said Enrique Gongora, the cardiac surgeon who will lead the program.

  • South Florida Business Journal
    4/1/14 9:57 am EDT

    Memorial Healthcare saw its revenue jump 51 percent for its fiscal third quarter, which happened to include the first month that Affordable Care Act exchange plans went into effect.

    The Hollywood-based public health system earned $31.5 million on revenue of $381.3 million for the quarter ended Jan. 31, according to a report to its bondholders. That’s up from earnings of $20.8 million on revenue of $370.7 million in the same period a year ago.

    Memorial Healthcare had a moderate increase in

  • South Florida Business News
    2/28/14 9:46 am EST

    Memorial Healthcare System has planned over $7.2 million in renovations to its hospitals that will be voted on Wednesday.

    The South Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners is meeting at 5:30 P.M. to consider two major renovation projects.

    The largest is a $6 million renovation of the outpatient rehabilitation centers in Memorial Regional, Memorial West and Memorial Miramar. Thornton Construction had the lowest bid for the project.



  • 12/29/13 10:30 pm EST
    Kerting Baldwin, Director, Corporate Communications, Memorial Healthcare System
    For the past year, patients who were previously considered ineligible for open heart surgery or considered high-risk for traditional open heart, have been able to explore a minimally invasive option called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) at Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute.  more...
  • 11/20/13 7:28 pm EST
    Alina Avalos, former intern, Corporate Communications Department, Memorial Healthcare System
    Did you know that cancer patients and cancer survivors now receive fitness training as part of their treatment plan to aid them with recovery?I did not know this until I spoke with Dawn Broksch, the director of rehabilitation services at Memorial Regional Hospital and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.more...
  • 5/7/13 8:41 pm EDT
    Raisa Lorzeille, RN, who works in the medical and surgical unit at Memorial Hospital Miramar, knows the challenges of being a healthcare provider and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.more...