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Dr. Karen Lu Joins Moffitt Cancer Center as New Executive Vice President, Physician in Chief

provided by MOFFITT CANCER CENTER TAMPA — Dr. Karen Lu has joined Moffitt Cancer Center as the new executive vice president and physician in chief. In her role, she will oversee the Moffitt Medical Group, Florida’s largest multidisciplinary medical group practice made up of over 600 faculty members and advanced practice providers. “As Moffitt Cancer Center strives […]

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Watson Clinic Announces February 2024 PEER Award Winner

Watson Clinic recognizes one outstanding employee every month as part of their Program for Employee Excellence and Recognition (PEER) award. The PEER Award is given to an employee who best exemplifies the patient-focused customer service standards that Watson Clinic strives to excel at every day. The following employee was recognized for this current month: George

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Watson Clinic Recruits 2 Additional Nurse Practitioners

Provided by WATSON CLINIC Lakeland, FL — Watson Clinic is pleased to welcome two new additions to their team of highly qualified registered nurse practitioners.             Geralyn Clements, APRN is a registered nurse practitioner who works alongside board-certified Internal Medicine specialist Leslie Coello Echeverry, MD from Watson Clinic Plant City at 615 E. Alexander St. in Plant City.  Ms. Clements earned

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AdventHealth Celebration Performs First-in-World Procedure Using Sound Beam to Target Kidney Tumor

provided by ADVENTHEALTH CELEBRATION — Kidney-tumor patients have an innovative new treatment option, first performed recently by a surgical team at AdventHealth Celebration. The procedure, known as histotripsy, targets and destroys tumors using sound beams, noninvasively and without the need for needles or incisions. It was performed by urologist Michael McDonald M.D., a leader and pioneer in

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Watson Clinic Recognizes January PEER Award Winner

PROVIDED BY WATSON CLINIC Watson Clinic recognizes one outstanding employee every month as part of their Program for Employee Excellence and Recognition (PEER) award. The PEER Award is given to an employee who best exemplifies the patient-focused customer service standards that Watson Clinic strives to excel at every day. The following employee was recognized for

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AdventHealth Gifts $1 Million Each to 2 Orlando Nonprofits

provided by ADVENTHEALTH During this holiday season, AdventHealth surprised two local nonprofit organizations, New Image Youth Center (NIYC) and IDignity, with a special gift of $1 million each.  NIYC is an after-school and summer program providing mental health services to youth in Parramore, and working to create a safe space for children to learn and

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Watson Clinic Earns Reaccreditation From AAAHC

WATSON CLINIC PRESS RELEASE Lakeland, FL – After undergoing an extensive on-site review from a team of expert surveyors, Watson Clinic has earned reaccreditation status from the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC), a leading advocate for nationally recognized standards of patient care.  “Accreditation from the AAAHC is a highly coveted honor because

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Watson Clinic Announces December 2023 PEER Award Winner

Watson Clinic recognizes one outstanding employee every month as part of their Program for Employee Excellence and Recognition (PEER) award. The PEER Award is given to an employee who best exemplifies the patient-focused customer service standards that Watson Clinic strives to excel at every day. The following employee was recognized for this current month: John

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WATSON CLINIC WELCOMES NEW FAMILY MEDICINE NURSE PRACTITIONER

Lakeland, FL – Watson Clinic is pleased to welcome the latest addition to their team of expertregistered nurse practitioners.Lesley Taylor, MSN, APRN, FNP-C works alongside Watson Clinic board-certified Family Medicinephysician Brett J. Widick, MD to serve patients from Watson Clinic Highlands at 2300 E. County Road 540A insouth Lakeland. Ms. Taylor received her Bachelor and

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