Jupiter, Fla. (May 24, 2021) – On May 18, a celebration at Jupiter Medical Center honored several
generous donors and commemorated five years of pediatrics at Jupiter Medical Center.
Premier pediatric care continues to expand at Jupiter Medical Center thanks
to Lawrence J. & Florence A. De George Charitable Trust, the Mastroianni
Family Foundation, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation The Honda
Classic Cares, the medical center’s auxiliary, and many other philanthropic
members of the community.
In five short years, Jupiter Medical Center has opened the De George Pediatric
Unit, the Level II De George Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and
the Mastroianni Family Pediatric Emergency Department since 2016, Jupiter
Medical Center has reached several milestones:
- The Mastroianni Family Pediatric Emergency Department has treated close
to 10,000 children.
- The inpatient unit has cared for nearly 3,000 children and performed over
- The NICU has welcomed 269 babies, a result of the pandemic baby boom that
has seen a 21% increase in births from January to May 2021, compared to
the same period last year.
Jupiter Medical Center was named one of the World’s Best Hospitals by
Newsweek and voted “Best Place to Have a Baby” by readers of
The Palm Beach Post, while earning a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of A, as well as a CMS
“While I am very proud of the awards and recognition, the programs
and services we offer would not be possible without your philanthropic
investment,” Dr. Amit Rastogi, president and CEO of Jupiter Medical
Center, told those in attendance. “As the only independent, not-for-profit
hospital in Palm Beach County, we rely on philanthropy to recruit world-class
physicians, build state-of-the-art facilities, acquire the latest technology,
and launch new programs like we have in pediatrics. Thank you to all the
generous donors who have made world-class pediatric care possible.”
Cheers to the last five years – and many more to come!
About Jupiter Medical Center Foundation
Since its founding in 1989, Jupiter Medical Center Foundation has raised
funds to support Jupiter Medical Center's mission to reimagine the
delivery of health and wellness to the region. Jupiter Medical Center
Foundation, together with Jupiter Medical Center, is committed to transforming
regional healthcare through leading-edge technology, patient-centered
care and enhanced facilities. Fundraising efforts have supported a number
of major projects at Jupiter Medical Center, including the De George Pediatric
Unit, the Margaret W. Niedland Breast Center, The Anderson Family Orthopedic
& Spine Center, the Frank E. and Mary D. Walsh Robotic Surgery Program,
and the Florence A. De George Pavilion.
As a leading, not-for-profit medical provider in the region, Jupiter Medical
Center relies on philanthropy to maintain patients’ well-being and
delivering world class healthcare. Jupiter Medical Center Foundation is
dedicated to securing this financial support in order to fulfill the mission
of the organization. For more information, please visit jmcfoundation.org.
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