New Emergency Services Director 
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 
Faye Collins 

Delray Beach, FL--- Delray Medical Center announces that Faye Collins is the new Director of the Emergency Department.

Prior to coming to Delray, Collins was the Director of the Adult Emergency Department, Pediatric Emergency Department, and Accredited Chest Pain Unit at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, SC.

Collins received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 1999 and her Master of Science Degree in Nursing in 2005 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Collins is a member of several organizations, including the Emergency Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, and the University of Wisconsin Nurses Alumni Organization.

Collins is also board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.

About Delray Medical Center

For more than 25 years, Delray Medical Center, a 493-bed acute care hospital, has served the communities of South Palm Beach County. As both a community hospital and Level II trauma center located on a 42-acre medical plaza, Delray Medical Center has the ability to offer several specialized services including Cardiac Care, Orthopedics, Rehabilitation, Neurosciences, Emergency Care and more.

For the past four years, Delray Medical Center has been named one of Americafs 50 Best Hospitals (HealthGrades), as well as a Primary Stroke Center (Joint Commission), a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery and for Knee and Hip Replacement (Blue Cross and Blue Shield) and has also received the Get With The Guidelines award for coronary artery disease, stroke and heart failure (American Heart Association.)

Delray Medical Center is one of only 269 hospitals ranked in the top 5% in the nation for patient outcomes according to a new study by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, achieving the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award™. The hospital is one of just 13 hospitals in South Florida, and just one of five in Palm Beach County that received the recognition for its clinical performance. The hospital is actively involved in community outreach, sponsoring several events, community lectures and fundraisers. Delray Medical Center is also a smoke-free campus.

For more information or physician referral, please call 1-800-897-9789