December 3, 2020

Rogelio Ribas, M.D., named Corporative Vice President of Baptist Health International

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MIAMI – September 16, 2019 — Baptist Health International, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, has named Rogelio E. Ribas, M.D., corporate vice president. His responsibilities include developing and overseeing the implementation of Baptist Health International’s strategic plan, including growth initiatives, resource allocation, long-range planning and leadership development.  “Dr. Ribas’ wealth of experience and considerable […]

Urgent Care Center to Open in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands during the fourth quarter of 2019 with ProHealth Urgent Care and Baptist Health International

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Do you know the difference between urgent care and emergency room? We think you should! Instead of spending unnecessary time in a hospital emergency room for minor injuries and illness, urgent care centers offer an alternative without sacrificing the level of care. The difference between the two is simple – if you fear your illness […]

Baptist Health International inaugurates PET and CT Imaging Center in Grand Cayman

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New center will benefit patients throughout the Caribbean MIAMI, FL – December 6, 2018 – Baptist Health International announces the opening of its first PET and CT Imaging Center in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Equipped with state-of-the-art positron emission tomography (PET) and computerized tomography (CT) technology, the center will transform the Cayman Islands into a […]

MOVEMBER- Men’s Cancer Awareness Month Event in Cayman Islands

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Things are about to get hairy, but for a good cause! November is Men’s Health Awareness Month where men will toss aside their razors to grow a mustache or beard to show support for men fighting their biggest fight. This may be testicular or prostate cancer or a mental health sickness among other health concerns. […]

Cayman Islands: May is National Cancer Research Month

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May is National Cancer Research Month, during which the Health Services Authority (HSA) works to raise awareness of the importance of high-quality, innovative cancer research to the Cayman Islands and the world. Despite substantial progress being made, the growth of cancer continues to be a global challenge. The immense toll of the disease is felt […]

World Hepatitis Day 2017 – Friday, July 28

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World Hepatitis Day is this Friday, July 28, officially endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO). This day is celebrated every year in order to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. In accordance with World Hepatitis Day, Baptist Health South Florida team, part of Baptist Health International, […]

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute: Innovating with Philips

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The Baptist Health South Florida News Team was there as Philips and Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute celebrated three decades of collaboration and innovation. MIAMI, FL- February 28, 2017– Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health International: the largest medical institution in South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Philips, a worldwide […]

Cayman Islands cancer registry registration on the rise

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Registration rates for the Cayman Islands’ cancer registry have been consistently increasing each year. This is the result of cancer survivors and patients being regularly referred to the registry from more than a dozen medical professionals and cancer organisations across the island since data collection efforts first began. These increased data collection efforts come after […]

World breastfeeding week in the Cayman Islands

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Breastfeed for a more sustainable future. This year’s World Breastfeeding Week focuses on how mothers, by breastfeeding, can play a part in achieving the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a blueprint for global commitment and action towards equitable development that governments around the world have agreed to accomplish by 2030. […]

Cayman Islands’ nurses focus on leadership at Annual Nursing Conference

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Nurses across the Cayman Islands, and a few from the region, received the opportunity to connect with each other and share their expertise at the 10th Annual International Nursing Conference. Hosted by the Cayman Islands Nursing Association (C.I.N.A.), the conference was held on 28-30 June, 2016 at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. The theme […]