Jackson Patients Enjoy VIP Game Day Experience

On Saturday, November 8, the University of Miami and Jackson Health Foundation (JHF) teamed up with Special Spectators to host a group of seriously ill patients from Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami vs Virginia college football game at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. This special event marked the first-ever VIP Game

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Over 800 Participate in Waterford 5K to Support of Holtz Children’s Hospital

On Friday, November 3, close to 800 participants took on the challenge of the Waterford 5k at the Blue Lagoon office park, raising $25,000 for Holtz Children’s Hospital. Runners, walkers and families representing more than 40 businesses and corporations came out to enjoy the 3.1 mile course, which also included musical entertainment, family fun zone

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Golden Angels Centennial Celebration Gala Update

In January, the Foundation will officially kick-off Jackson Health System’s 100th Anniversary with our 2018 Golden Angels Centennial Celebration Gala. This signature event will serve to commemorate the unwavering support we have received throughout the years which has allowed us to maintain our cherished mission of providing a single high standard of quality care to

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Recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The facts are frightening: 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, and 85% of breast cancers occur in women who have no family history of breast cancer. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Jackson Health Foundation recognizes the importance of providing critical

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Helping those in need following Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma left many throughout South Florida in need of essential supplies. In light of the situation, Jackson and UHealth have partnered with the United Way of Miami-Dade and Ryder System, to collect the non-perishable foods and basic household supplies that can make a difference for families struggling to bounce back. Donations will be collected through

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Jackson Health System provides shelter to expectant mothers

The unexpected air pressure drops during hurricanes might have an effect on pregnancy and births, that’s why Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson North Medical Center and Jackson South Medical Center opened their doors during Hurricane Irma and provided shelter to a limited amount of expectant mothers who were registered to deliver their babies at a Jackson

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Mom Delivers Her Own Baby During Hurricane Irma with Help from UHealth/Jackson Doctor

Tatyanna Watkins, 23, began having contractions after midnight, a minute apart, in the midst of Hurricane Irma on Sunday. She quickly realized she was going into labor. With the help of a City of Miami Government dispatcher and the guidance of Dr. Kendra Gillespie, Tatyanna was walked through the delivery of Baby Destiny. “I put

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A sneak peek at our 2018 Golden Angels Centennial Gala

On the evening of January 20th, 2018, we will officially kick-off Jackson Health System’s 100th Anniversary with our Golden Angels Centennial Gala. We are very excited to begin sharing details with you about this memorable evening of elegance and philanthropy. This signature event will serve to commemorate the unwavering support we have received throughout the

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Ryder Trauma Center Celebrated 25th Anniversary of Saving Lives

Ryder Trauma Center, a prestigious Level I adult and pediatric trauma center, recently celebrated its 25th anniversary of saving countless lives – people with devastating injuries after motor vehicle crashes, burns, gun violence and other traumas. Ryder Trauma Center treats an average of 4,000 patients a year, making it one of the busiest trauma centers

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Jackson Health Foundation Celebrated Unveiling of FPL Sponsored Renovated Rehabilitation Therapy Unit at Ryder Trauma Center

Current and former patients recently helped unveil the renovated Florida Power & Light Company Power to Care Jackson Memorial Hospital Burn Rehabilitation Therapy Unit thanks to a $500,000 donation by FPL to Jackson Health Foundation, the fundraising arm of Jackson Health System. Burn patient celebrity chef Ralph Pagano attended the unveiling and shared his amazing

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