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Wideberla Pierre was born with a large mass under her left arm and side.  The Jackson Health Foundation's International Kid's Fund  (IKF) is working to raise $95,000 dollars for the radiology treatments and complex plastic surgeries little Wideberla desperately needs. (Source: CBS4)

Fund Set Up For Haitian Girl In Need Of Surgery

A campaign has been launched to raise money for a Haitian infant in need of urgent medical care here in South Florida.

CBS Miami–06/25/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Ailing Jackson Facilities Need Taxpayer Help

Miami-Dade commissioners will be asked to call a special election this year and voters to approve millions of dollars for upgrades for Jackson Health System.

06/24/2013

(AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr)

Jackson Docs To Lobby Legislators For Medicaid Expansion

As state lawmakers debate alternatives to expanding Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act this week, they’ll hear from a group of doctors and nurses from Jackson Health System on the need for the expansion.

CBS4–04/17/2013

Jackson Health System (Source: CBS4)

Jackson Hospitals Take Trauma Center Criteria To Court

After being denied new trauma facilities, two hospitals in Miami’s Jackson Health System have filed legal challenges arguing that the Florida Department of Health made “selective” decisions about allowing new trauma facilities.

CBS4–01/16/2013

Jackson Health System (Source: CBS4)

Approved Budget Heralds Promise For Jackson Health

Good news for Jackson Health System is great news for South Floridians who require hospital care: Jackson approved a $1.6 billion budget Thursday.

CBS Miami–08/17/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Report: Jackson Finishes July With Surplus

There’s good financial news coming from Jackson Health System Thursday. According to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald, Jackson Health finished July with a surplus of $550,000.

CBS Miami–08/16/2012

Cyclists from all over South Florida gathered Wednesday morning for a memorial bike ride to remember Aaron Cohen.

Memorial Ride For Aaron Cohen

Cyclists from all over South Florida gathered Wednesday morning for a memorial bike ride to remember Aaron Cohen.

CBS4–06/20/2012

Custodial Workers at the University of Miami voted to go on strike if wage increase demands aren't met.  (Source: CBS4)

Layoffs Sink In For UM Health Employees

Carlos Saenz maneuvered his motorized wheel chair along the sidewalk outside the UM Medical School Wednesday, having come back to get an item from the desk he will no longer occupy.

CBS4–05/09/2012

Donna Shalala Statement 8/29/11

Shalala: UM Medical School To Make Cutbacks In May

The University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine is about to undergo “significant” cutbacks.

CBS4–04/25/2012

Jackson Health System (Source: CBS4)

Dade Commission Won’t Interfere With JMH Layoffs

Miami-Dade County Commissioners have decided not to interfere with proposed layoffs at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

CBS4–03/22/2012

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