Marinelife Center Tries Experimental Implant on Turtle

September 17, 2020

This August, the LMC rehabilitation staff performed the world’s first Inconel implant surgery on LMC’s sub-adult green turtle patient, Topsy, to correct its elevated caudal carapace and buoyancy disorder. Additionally, the center successfully partnered with Jupiter Medical Center to capture imaging to distinguish “normal” and “abnormal” conditions for patients, which will also help experts track their progress.

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Top Cardiac Surgeon Joins JMC Heart Team

September 17, 2020

Jupiter Medical Center has a new medical director of cardiac surgery. A board-certified adult cardiac surgeon, Dr. Arthur Katz will oversee cardiac surgery at the Robson Heart & Vascular Institute and Timothy and Jayne Donahue Cardiac Surgery Program at Jupiter Medical Center.

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Doctors Say Colon Cancer is One the Rise in Young Adults

September 2, 2020

The death of 43 year-old Chadwick Boseman is shedding a spotlight on how colon cancer is on the rise in young adults. Doctors say most cases of colon cancer typically occur in people 50 or older, but recent research is now showing else.

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Help for Pain in Knees, Hips, Shoulder or Spine

August 27, 2020

Pain in your knees, hips, shoulder or spine can make everyday activities feel like you’re climbing Mount Everest. Walking, climbing stairs or just bending to put on your shoes may make you wince. Even sitting or lying down can be uncomfortable. Joint pain, when severe, may keep you awake at night.

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Publix Opens In-Hospital Pharmacy at Jupiter Medical Center

August 24, 2020

LAKELAND, Fla.--()--Publix Pharmacy and Jupiter Medical Center opened the doors today to a new pharmacy in the Anderson Family Cancer Institute at Jupiter Medical Center in Jupiter, Florida. In addition to services available at Publix pharmacies, this location provides access to medications not typically available in traditional pharmacies, including, but not limited to, those used to treat carcinomas, leukemias, lymphomas, melanomas and sarcomas.

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Pamela Canter Promoted to Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Jupiter Medical Center

August 11, 2020

Jupiter Medical Center, ranked number one for safety, quality and patient satisfaction in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast region, announced today the promotion of Pamela Canter to Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Jupiter Medical Center. In this position, Canter is responsible for overseeing the organization’s team of outstanding nursing professionals committed to providing world class care in a patient-centered manner. Pam will continue to collaborate closely in patient quality and safety initiatives as she leads the nursing enterprise at Jupiter Medical Center. Most notably, during Canter’s tenure at Jupiter Medical Center, she has played a pivotal role in garnering many of the hospital’s national, regional and local accreditations and awards, including successfully achieving an "A" Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group and "Top General Hospital" for two consecutive years.

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Jupiter Medical Center Aquires Equipment for Cancer Institute

July 30, 2020

Jupiter Medical Center is advancing its diagnostic imaging and staging capabilities with the addition of a new, high-performance, digital PET/CT scanner. The technology will make Jupiter Medical Center the first in the state to produce motion-free images that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Money for the acquisition came from Barbara and Joe Charles.

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Jupiter Medical Center Acquires Leading Edge Equipment for Cancer Institute

July 24, 2020

Jupiter Medical Center is advancing its diagnostic imaging and staging capabilities with the addition of a new, high-performance, digital PET/CT scanner. The technology will make Jupiter Medical Center the first in the state to produce motion-free images that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The acquisition is due to the generosity of Barbara and Joe Charles.

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JMC Named "Best Place for Better Health" by Florida Weekly

July 24, 2020

This is Florida Weekly’s take on some of the best, of course, but also some of the wackiest, most wondrous, obscure and ridiculous people and things that make Southwest Florida such a great place to live. That becomes a tall order when you throw in the first half of 2020.

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Certainty in uncertain times

July 23, 2020

For more than 40 years, Jupiter Medical Center has been a driving force in our community, helping families celebrate many of life’s greatest moments and overcome some of their most significant challenges.

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Coronavirus surges strain testing capacity nationwide

July 14, 2020

As coronavirus cases surge across the country, so has the demand for testing. The problem is that there are simply not enough resources to keep up. NBC’s Sam Brock reports for TODAY from Miami Beach, one of the country’s newest hot spots.

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Concerns over delays with getting coronavirus test results

July 13, 2020

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Patty Keogh of Lake Clark Shores waited 15 days to find she didn’t have COVID-19.

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Spike in coronavirus numbers could force senior citizens to temporarily move to Fort Lauderdale

June 23, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Dr. Alina Alonso, the State Department of Health Director in Palm Beach County, said a medical facility in Fort Lauderdale could be a temporary home for seniors ready to be discharged from area hospitals.

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Do face masks really stop the coronavirus? Palm Beach County health experts weigh in

June 23, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach County Commission voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of requiring face masks to be worn in public to help prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

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Jupiter Medical Center first in Treasure Coast region to implement innovative safety technologies

June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020 - Jupiter Medical Center – ranked number one for safety, quality and patient satisfaction in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast region – is the only hospital in the area to deploy an array of state-of-the-art technology solutions to ensure patients returning for elective procedures receive care in the safest possible healthcare environment.

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Jupiter Medical Center to implement innovative safety technologies

June 18, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Jupiter Medical Center has been a leader in Palm Beach County’s response to keeping the public safe, from deploying a control center during the virus’ initial uptick and treating patients on a daily basis.

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Jupiter Medical Center to implement innovative safety technologies

June 18, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Jupiter Medical Center has been a leader in Palm Beach County’s response to keeping the public safe, from deploying a control center during the virus’ initial uptick and treating patients on a daily basis.

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Sick patients waiting too long to visit hospitals, fearing COVID-19 contact

June 16, 2020

JUPITER, Fla. — Hospital administrators continue to monitor the number of COVID-19 cases and the CEO at Jupiter Medical Center, Dr. Amit Rastogi, is noticing more people who need medical help.

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Coronavirus Florida: Jupiter teens raise more than $5,000 to buy meals for first responders, healthcare workers

May 21, 2020

Coronavirus updates: Jupiter teens Max and Gavin Gelinas have raised about $5,200 in the past month to buy food for first responders and healthcare workers.

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Jupiter Medical Center reinstitutes elective procedures

May 14, 2020

Jupiter Medical Center has resumed elective surgeries, procedures and treatments. “The health, well-being and safety of our patients, physicians and team members is of paramount importance to us.” Dr. Amit Rastogi, president and CEO of Jupiter Medical Center, said in a statement.

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Coronavirus Florida: Elective procedures back on at Jupiter Medical Center

May 5, 2020

More than a month after Jupiter Medical Center announced it was rescheduling elective procedures, it said Monday that such work is back on.

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Jupiter Medical Center Unveils Plans for New Surgical Institute

January 27, 2020

Jupiter Medical Center revealed plans for its new Surgical Institute on Tuesday, January 21. The new, 90,000-square-foot Surgical Institute is slated to open in 2023. The Surgical Institute will house 16 state-of-the-art operating rooms and two ...

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Dr. Amit Rastogi, president and CEO of Jupiter Medical Center featured in Executive Profile by South Florida Business Journal

January 23, 2020

Dr. Amit Rastogi, president and CEO of Jupiter Medical Center, was recently featured in an Executive Profile by the South Florida Business Journal. In the article, Dr. Rastogi shares why he was drawn to the nonprofit hospital, as well as other ...

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