Press Releases

In order to offer a better alternative to treat patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, Matthew Stiebel, M.D. and Gary Ackerman, M.D. of Palm Beach Sports Medicine, in conjunction with Jupiter Medical Center, have opened a clinical trial of KineSpring, a new implantable device intended to treat the symptoms of pain and loss of function of the knee caused by the disease. Typically, the symptoms of OA are treated with painkillers and steroids as well as braces. The purpose of this research study is to test whether the KineSpring device is safe and provides relief of knee pain, improving knee function.
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Jupiter Medical Center has partnered with Scripps Florida, a division of The Scripps Research Institute, to conduct a clinical trial from surgical tissue specimens of the breast and the lung to identify targets for development and testing of therapeutics. Results from the trial will help the medical community better understand how therapies work and how to most effectively manage and treat cancers.
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John Couris, President and CEO of Jupiter Medical Center, was recognized with the 11th Annual Bruce Rendina Professional Hero Award at the Palm Beach County Medical Society’s Heroes in Medicine Awards on May 8, 2014, at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Fla. The Bruce Rendina Professional Hero Award is meant to honor an individual whose profession is an integral part of the health care system but is not a direct provider of patient care, and who demonstrates a desire and willingness to use his knowledge and abilities to improve the health of the local, national and global communities.
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Jupiter Medical Center has expanded its patient services to include CareServices, a new home health partnership with CareSouth Health System, Inc. The program, whose goal is to reduce readmission rates, allows patients to recover and rehabilitate in the comfort of their own homes after being discharged from the hospital.
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Jupiter Medical Center will host its annual Diabetes Awareness Day on Tuesday, April 1, from 8 a.m. ? 12:30 p.m., at the Raso Education Center, on the Medical Center’s campus. Space is limited, and registration is required.
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Jupiter Medical Center’s Thrift Shop, located at 205 Center Street in Jupiter, is holding a silent auction next week. The auction begins Monday, March 24, and runs through Monday, March 31.
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To serve the growing need for health services for the uninsured and underinsured in Palm Beach County, Jupiter Medical Center (JMC) and three community partners have supported the establishment of MyClinic, a free non-profit community primary care and urgent dental clinic, located at 6405 Indiantown Rd. B, in Jupiter, Fla.
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Physicians at Jupiter Medical Center, who are participating in the Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization (ACO), are piloting an innovative technology called “MicroBloggingMD” created by M2 Information Systems, Inc.
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Jupiter Medical Center is offering community members some “sound advice they can sleep on,” with a week-long lecture series in recognition of National Sleep Awareness Week, March 2-9, 2014.
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Jupiter Medical Center’s Clinical Research Department opened a new clinical trial, sponsored by OPKO Health, for collection of human bio-specimens for biomarker analysis from patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).
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