Our local hospital, Jupiter Medical Center, falls in the top 1% of hospitals in the nation and for good reason. Its cutting edge technologies, small size and incredible medical facilities and staff are the reasons Jupiter Medical Center is so successful. But another huge factor to this hospital’s success are its tremendous donations from local residents.
Recently, the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation was given a $5 million donation from an anonymous donor which will go directly to the efforts of making this hospital a “designated comprehensive stroke center.” With such a generous and monumentally helpful gift, the hospital will be able to serve patients with more complex neurological cases making Jupiter Medical Center on track for to reach its goal by the end of 2018. Jennifer Buczyner, M.D., a board-certified neurologist who has a practice in the Palm Beaches, will be the medical director leading the stroke program. Dr. Buczyner says, “Although Jupiter Medical Center has been a primary stroke center since 2008, this is a much-needed move because of a recent protocol change by Palm Beach County Fire Rescue to transport stroke patients only to facilities that are designated comprehensive stroke centers. The closest one to the south is in West Palm Beach and Fort Pierce to the north.”
With this donation, Jupiter Medical Center’s stroke program will now be able to tackle a wider range of neurosurgical and endovascular treatments as well as offer a neuro-intensive care unit. For all of us locals in Jupiter and across the nation we are grateful for this anonymous gift, making the world a safer place for all of us.
For more information about Jupiter Medical Center’s Comprehensive stroke program and all of the features of Jupiter Medical Center please click on the following link: www.jupitermed.com