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Boca Raton Regional Hospital :: Sponsor of the 5th World Medical Tourism Congress

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Born out of compelling need in 1967, Boca Raton Regional Hospital has consistently focused its efforts and its resources on one mission and one purpose only; the health and welfare of the patients it serves.

Now, some forty years later, that singular approach to medicine has placed the Hospital in the vanguard of patient care in such areas as Cardiovascular Care, Oncology, Women's Health, Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine and the Neurosciences.

With 400 licensed beds, 800 physicians, a nursing and support staff of over 2000 and 1200 volunteers, Boca Raton Regional Hospital has evolved from a capable community hospital into one of the preeminent medical centers in Florida.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital International Patient Services Program is designed to offer international patients state of the art medical care in an environment tailored specifically for the international patient.

We recognize the unique needs of individuals from other countries and provide a spectrum of personalized services designed to make for a most extraordinary patient experience.

The organization will be one of the sponsors of the upcoming 5th World Medical Tourism Congress, which will take place in Ft.Lauderdale/Miami Ocotber 24-26th. The event will welcome up to 2,000 attendees from over 90 countries and it will be integrated with the Employer Healthcahcare and Benefits Congress, one of the largest US insurance conferences.

This is the first time Boca Raton Regional Hospital participates in this conference. As a successful freestanding not-for-profit hospital, Boca Raton Regional Hospital enjoys a long standing reputation for outstanding physician and nursing services, the most advanced technology and high patient satisfaction.

Even though international patients who reside in South Florida on a part-time basis utilize our hospital, the international community, in general, may not be familiar with Boca Raton as a destination for healthcare. Through participation in conferences such as the World Medical Tourism Congress, we plan to increase our name recognition in the international community.

We also will meet leaders from organizations involved in medical tourism which will assist in promoting our services internationally
, said Mindy Shikiar, Vice President of Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

Our primary objective is to introduce Boca Raton Regional Hospital to decision makers and influencers in the field of medical tourism. This will promote branding of Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe” she added.


Boca Raton Regional Hospital has received a $25 million grant from the Marcus Foundation to create the Marcus Neuroscience Institute on the Hospital's main campus. The facility will serve as a new, state-of-the-art nexus of care for neurologic and neurosurgical patients and transform the landscape of clinical capabilities available in the region.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital is the recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence by HealthGrades for the eighth year in a row. This prestigious distinction places Boca Raton Regional Hospital among the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for clinical performance.

HealthGrades also recognized Boca Raton Regional Hospital as one of America's 50 Best Hospitals in the United States for 2012. This makes the second year in a row the Hospital has earned this prestigious accolade. In order to earn a place on the list of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals,” a facility had to have mortality and complication rates low enough to place them in the top five percent of hospitals for the last eight to 10 years of the rankings.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital's Toppel Family Place was selected by South Florida Parenting's Kids Crown as the Best Maternity Hospital in Palm Beach County. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the Hospital has been recognized by Kids Crown for their exceptional maternity services.

The Christine E. Lynn Women's Health & Wellness Institute (LWHWI) at Boca Raton Regional Hospital is one of only 10 leading clinical centers across the nation to have participated in an important new breast ultrasound study in women with dense breasts. The study was conducted over a three and one-half year prospective multi-center trial process. Nearly 10% of the nation's breast ultrasounds in the study were conducted at the Institute.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines -Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the Hospital's commitment and success in implementing a higher level of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

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