Florida Hospital News
- February 12, 2016
New Assistant Director of Practice Operations for Florida Hospital Flagler’s Employed Physician Group
Kim Tolley has been promoted to serve as assistant director of practice operations for Florida Hospital Flagler’s branch of Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners, an employed group of primary care physicians and specialists.
- February 11, 2016
National experts and leading geriatricians gathered in Orlando on Thursday to discuss ways to reshape health care for seniors and their caregivers during the inaugural SAGE Conference hosted by Florida Hospital for Seniors.
Senior health care — and reshaping America’s health care...
- February 10, 2016
Florida Hospital Unveils Injector Opening at Daytona International Speedway’s New Motorsports Stadium
Florida Hospital, one of four Founding Partners of Daytona International Speedway’s new motorsports stadium, has unveiled its gate entrance, called an “injector,” at DAYTONA Rising.
- February 10, 2016
– For more than 10 years, Aluzja has been making rounds at Florida Hospital — bringing healing to everyone from young epilepsy patients to those suffering from cancer. He’s figured out how to make even the youngest and sickest laugh, calm the fears of anxious patients, and bring much-needed...
- February 9, 2016
Florida Hospital DeLand has named general surgeon Dr. Thomas M. Corbyons as chief of medical staff.
- January 29, 2016
On Jan. 19, Palm Coast Seventh Day Adventist Church Pastor Bob Hayes received the 2016 Mission Award at the Adventist Health System CREATION Health Conference in Orlando.
- January 28, 2016
Central Floridian crochets hundreds of red hats for newborns to spread awareness for heart disease, congenital heart defects
Over the last three months, Jo Marks has crocheted nearly 300 pint-sized red hats — the perfect amount to outfit each baby delivered throughout February at the Dr. P. Phillips Baby Place at Winter Park Memorial Hospital.
With every hat she donates, Marks hopes it raises awareness of an...
- January 28, 2016
The five Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties donated $10,000 to the United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties on Jan. 25.
- January 26, 2016
More than 50 people from the worlds of medicine, academia, hospitality, government and transportation gathered today at Florida Hospital for a discussion on the state’s burgeoning medical tourism business.
The event, held at Florida...
- January 25, 2016
Mary Hypes has been promoted to serve as the nurse manager of the emergency department.
- January 22, 2016
Several thousand Central Floridians converged on the lawn at Florida Hospital Orlando for inspiring messages, live music, an interactive light show, hot air balloon rides, and other activities to celebrate the grand opening of the Florida Hospital for Women.
- January 21, 2016
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial has promoted Donna Olsen to information services manager.
- January 20, 2016Florida Hospital Flagler director of oncology operations Kristie Reiner and radiation oncologist Dr. Luis Carrascosa stand in the hospital’s Cancer Center hallway where a $4.5 million construction project is set to begin this spring. The construction will expand Florida Hospital Flagler’s...January 20, 2016
Florida Hospital Distinguished Lecture Series to feature world-renowned organ transplantation expert
Florida Hospital will feature Francis L. Delmonico, M.D., F.A.C.S., as the guest speaker for the Distinguished Lecture Series on Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. His lecture, “The Declaration of Istanbul and Combating Organ Trafficking,” will highlight the issue of international organ trafficking.
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Florida Hospital Flagler has promoted Loxie Kistler to serve as infection control manager and preventionist.January 18, 2016
The Leapfrog Group named Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, with locations in Sebring and Lake Placid, and Florida Hospital Wauchula an “A” in this elite national ratings program, recognizing its strong commitment to patient safety. The Hospital Safety Score is the gold standard...January 15, 2016
Florida Hospital will offer an in-depth look at the latest in medical technology at the Orlando Science Center’s upcoming Otronicon this weekend.
Medical Sim City, presented by Florida Hospital, will offer visitors a chance to try out a high-tech DaVinci surgical robot...January 13, 2016On Jan. 8, United Way Women’s Initiative of Flagler presented Florida Hospital Flagler and the Flagler County Education Foundation with a check for $13,164.74. These funds were proceeds from United Way Women’s Initiative of Flagler’s High Tea Fundraiser in October and were split between the...January 12, 2016
Florida Hospital leaders celebrated the imminent opening of the Florida Hospital for Women tower with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The 12-story, 330-bed specialty hospital will officially open to patients on Jan. 24, and will offer an environment and services tailored to the unique needs...January 12, 2016
Sports stars visit with pediatric patients; hold symposium on youth sports health to kick off Diamond Resorts Invitational
Sports stars including Reggie Jackson, Marcus Allen, Michael Waltrip and Heather LeMaster gave a few putt-putt pointers to patients at Florida Hospital for Children on Tuesday, while sports notables John Smoltz, Jeremy Roenick and Mark Rypien joined experts for a panel discussion on youth...January 12, 2016
Leann Stewart has been selected to serve as director of risk management.January 10, 2016
Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel is celebrating American Heart Month with a Be Heart Smart wellness series – cardiovascular wellness events throughout the month of February and March. All of the events are free and open to the public, but space is limited and...January 8, 2016
Amy Seymour has been selected to serve as director of inpatient services at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center. In this role, she will provide leadership to the intensive care unit (ICU), surgical progressive care unit and the surgical unit.January 6, 2016
The patients at Florida Hospital for Children may not be able to experience the upcoming Florida Cup in person, but several international soccer stars and a popular mascot brought the excitement of the festivities to the hospital Wednesday.
Athletes Ricardo Villar,...January 6, 2016
As chaplain, Ney Ramirez will offer emotional and spiritual support to every one of every faith, including employees, patients, and visitors.January 5, 2016
The revitalization of Orlando’s Citrus Bowl area took a major step forward today as demolition commenced on the vacant Washington Shores apartment complex. After the complex on Orange Center Boulevard is razed, a mixed-income housing development called The Villages of West Lakes will be...January 5, 2016
This national program allows patients to complete their end of life journey without worrying about their pets’ current or future needs.January 4, 2016
Healthy Central Florida, Florida Hospital and the Winter Park Health Foundation are encouraging Central Floridians to join a new initiative in 2016 — “Bike to Work Fridays.”
The movement, spearheaded by Healthy Central...January 4, 2016
Board certified general surgeon Dr. Christopher Grove has joined the Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners medical staff at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center.December 29, 2015
Since the liver transplant program began at the Florida Hospital Transplant Institute in 2007, the physician team has given a second chance at life to hundreds of people, ranging from students and grandparents to lawyers and fellow doctors.
The Transplant Institute is...December 29, 2015
Santa and Mrs. Claus from the Avon Park Christmas on the Mall stopped by Florida Hospital to wish everyone a “Merry Christmas” and donate toys to the Pediatric Unit, making children smile all year long.December 29, 2015
Thanks to a generous donation of toys, stuffed animals, and games from the North Sebring Publix store, many pediatric patients at Florida Hospital in Sebring, Lake Placid and Wauchula will have a happier holiday. The toy drive netted more than 500 toys donated by Publix customers and...December 28, 2015On Dec. 14, the Florida Hospital Flagler Auxiliary members took the gifts to the Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s Flagler Child Development Center in Bunnell.. The presents were brought to the Center for all of the children to take home to open for Christmas day. Members pictured (...December 28, 2015
On Dec. 17, Florida Hospital DeLand employees gathered outside the hospital to bless gifts they donated to local families in need. Florida Hospital DeLand CEO Tim Cook (left) thanked employees for their giving spirit and welcomed musician Neville Peter (right) who performed Christmas...December 28, 2015On Dec. 18, VerdeGo Palm Coast Garden Center donated $800 to support Florida Hospital Flagler’s Pink Army campaign. These funds will help provide screening mammograms and diagnostic studies to local women in need at Florida Hospital Flagler.December 23, 2015The DeLand Knights of Columbus, Council 6274, donated 70 teddy bears to Florida Hospital DeLand. The hospital will provide these donated teddy bears to children who visit the emergency department during the Christmas holiday.December 22, 2015Nearly 50 community members joined Florida Hospital DeLand family medicine physician Dr. Christine Aziz on Dec. 16 for a weight management luncheon at Victoria Hills Golf Club in DeLand. Aziz discussed how to fight temptation for empty calories during the holidays and key tips on implementing...December 21, 2015
Florida Hospital Flagler facilities manager John Newman was recognized by the Florida Healthcare Engineering Association (FHEA) as the 2015 “Engineer of the Year” for District 2, which is comprised of Jacksonville, Gainesville, Coral Springs, Orlando, Graham, and Ocala.December 18, 2015
On Dec. 10, the community joined Florida Hospital Flagler for “Palliative Care: Helping Patients Live Life to the Fullest.” During this free seminar, Vonetta Pottinger, Florida Hospital HospiceCare advanced registered nurse practitioner, addressed how palliative care can provide...December 17, 2015During the Florida Hospital Flagler auxiliary’s annual Christmas party on Dec. 7 at the Halifax Plantation Golf Club, the volunteers presented the hospital with a check for $50,000. From left to right: Jeannette Kainu, Kitty Van Horn, Jean Venne, Carol Bryant, Maggie Bunker, Doris Edmonds,...December 17, 2015
As part of a relaxing ladies night out, Florida Hospital Flagler family medicine physician Dr. Chiamaka Iheme shared tips to relieve stress and anxiety with approximately 60 local ladies on Dec. 8.December 16, 2015
On Dec. 7, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center celebrated the ribbon cutting for the new Florida Hospital Courtyard at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art at the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach.December 16, 2015On Dec. 9, Florida Hospital Flagler provided free screenings to the employees at Tom Gibbs Chevrolet in Palm Coast. Florida Hospital Flagler staff and nursing student volunteers from Daytona State College provided blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index (BMI) screenings, as well as...December 15, 2015
Florida Hospital for Women is a 12-story, 332-bed hospital that will offer obstetrics, gynecology, a level-three NICU, mental health, oncology, breast care, and the region’s first comprehensive program for soon-to-be and new mothers suffering depression and other mood disorders. Education will...December 15, 2015The Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center auxiliary presented the Florida Hospital Memorial Foundation with a check for $100,000 on Dec. 4. Pictured from left to right: Joyce Christian, John McCarthy, Julie Adams Rand, Patricia McCarthy, Bob Hornak, Jan Rojas, and Lucia Begin.December 15, 2015
On Dec. 10, Florida Hospital Flagler the opening of a satellite physical therapy clinic in St. Augustine in partnership with PT Solutions. The St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce helped celebrate the center’s opening with a ribbon cutting. The ribbon was cut by India Hamilton, the very...December 14, 2015Robert Deininger has been appointed as the new CEO for Florida Hospital Fish Memorial effective January 11, 2016. Deininger replaces Ed Noseworthy who has accepted the role of CEO of Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center.December 14, 2015On Dec. 8, Lohman Funeral Homes presented Florida Hospital HospiceCare with a check for $1,000. From left to right: John Subers, executive director of the Florida Hospital Foundations in Volusia and Flagler counties; Ashley Lee, Florida Hospital HospiceCare social worker; Leslie Fink, Lohman...December 14, 2015
On Dec. 3, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center celebrated its annual Light of Love ceremony to honor and remember loved ones during the Christmas season.December 11, 2015On Dec. 8, the Hammock Dunes Invitational Pro Am presented a check for $3,000 to the Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House.