Baptist Health is a faith-based organization guided by the spirit
of Jesus Christ and the Judeo-Christian ethic. It is committed to
maintaining the highest standards of clinical and service excellence,
rooted in the utmost integrity and moral practice. Consistent with
its spiritual foundation, Baptist Health is dedicated to providing
high-quality, cost-effective, compassionate healthcare services to
all, regardless of religion, creed, race or national origin, including, as
permitted by its resources, charity care to those in need.
In support of Baptist Health's mission to improve the health
and well-being of individuals, and to promote the sanctity and
preservation of life, the patient financial counselors at Miami
Cancer Institute obtained in excess of $6.2 million in funding for
Through Baptist Health Foundation — the philanthropic arm of
Baptist Health South Florida — Richard P. Cole, Esq., credited
his family’s tradition of community service and philanthropy with
inspiring his donation of $5 million to support promising research
and clinical trials at Miami Cancer Institute.
Also, through the Foundation, Florida Power & Light Company
continued its longstanding support of technology and innovation
by donating $1 million to Miami Cancer Institute’s proton therapy
program for pediatric cancer patients.
n Donation From Richard P. Cole, Esq.: Miami Cancer
Institute received a $5 million gift from Richard Cole to support
promising research and clinical trials. This donation was
designated to Miami Cancer Institute in honor of his parents.
n Florida Power & Light Donation: FPL gave $1 million to Miami
Cancer Institute. Pediatric patients will benefit the most.
The generous support we receive
from our donors propels our Institute
forward and allows us to continue
to expand upon the quality care we
provide to our community each day.
It enables us to offer the latest,
most innovative technology, conduct
cutting-edge research, and lead
the way in addressing the physical,
psychological, social and spiritual
needs of our patients and families.
− Miami Cancer Institute