- June 20, 2018
The agreement is the first-of-its-kind between a school district and major health care provider and serves as a national model.
- June 19, 2018
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills earned the prestigious award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for quick and appropriate treatment of a STEMI. These include emergency procedures to re-establish blood flow to blocked arteries in heart attack patients coming into the hospital...
- June 18, 2018
Stephanie Mellenberndt will serve as the director of marketing for both Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach and Florida Hospital New Smyrna in New Smyrna Beach.
- June 13, 2018
Every year, an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of abuse and neglect. In fact, Highlands County had 262 cases of various types of elder abuse opened in 2017, which was down from the previous year’s numbers of 348. Florida Hospital Home Care Services Sebring, along with others...
- June 12, 2018
Those in attendance at the Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach on June 5 had battled various types of cancer. Some were still undergoing treatment, while others were celebrating more than 20 years of being cancer-free.
- June 11, 2018To demonstrate how quickly vehicles can heat up and explain the onset of heat stroke symptoms in children, Dr. Steve Swearingen, emergency medicine physician at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, sat in a car with engine and AC turned off and the windows rolled up for 15 minutes on...June 11, 2018Rick Cazares has been named as director of employed physician marketing for Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners, a group of more than 160 primary care physicians and specialists for the Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties.June 7, 2018
Florida Hospital and North Tampa Christian Academy Team Up to Inspire Next Generation of Health Care Providers
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Florida Hospital is excited to announce an exclusive partnership with the North Tampa Christian Academy, now accepting applications for grades K-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. In addition, North Tampa Christian Explorers pre-school...June 7, 2018
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Receiving an ‘A’ Safety Grade means a hospital is among the best in the country for preventing these terrible problems and putting their patients first, 24 hours a day, Binder added.June 7, 2018
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Earns Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Earning this award from The American Heart Association demonstrates our commitment to improving the quality of care for our stroke patients.June 6, 2018
Bainum Family Foundation Commits $12.75 Million to Help Florida Hospital Foundation, LIFT Orlando Build Early Learning Center in Orlando’s West Lakes Neighborhood
Bethesda, Maryland (June 6, 2018) – Revitalization efforts in Orlando’s West Lakes area will receive a major boost from a new partnership between the Florida Hospital Foundation and the Bethesda-based...June 6, 2018Radiation oncologist Dr. Margarita Racsa addresses the latest trends in radiation oncology for a crowd of more than 70 community members during Florida Hospital DeLand’s free community luncheon at the Victoria Gardens Clubhouse on May 31.June 5, 2018Burns Science and Technology Charter School’s Coach Chris Lickfield managed the program throughout the school year and had great participation from the students: more than 300 students participated, walking and running more than 2,300 miles in total.June 4, 2018
Registered nurse Crystal Haines received the DAISY award.June 4, 2018On June 14 from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center will host a grand opening celebration of a new Florida Hospital Centra Care urgent care facility. During this free event, attendees will receive tours of the new 5,200 sq. ft. facility, located at 1245...June 2, 2018
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has been recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a Silver Leader for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is the first hospital in the state to achieve this title.June 1, 2018
Martha Therrien is a Case Manager in the hospital’s Emergency Department and has been with the organization for two and a half years.June 1, 2018
Kelly Ferguson has been selected to serve as director of public and government affairs for the Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties.
In this role, Ferguson will represent Florida Hospital at various government, business and community events and is responsible for...June 1, 2018
Kelly Ferguson has been selected to serve as director of public and government affairs for the Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties.May 31, 2018
— Florida Hospital and GE Healthcare Partners are working together to design and build a command center that will transform clinical operations at Florida Hospital locations across Central Florida. The high-tech center, the first of its kind in the region, will use predictive analytics to help...May 31, 2018
Florida Hospital Waterman Cancer Institute first in Lake County to offer Cancer Care Navigator Program
Florida Hospital Waterman is the first and only hospital in Lake County to provide cancer patients with a Cancer Care Navigator as part of their comprehensive Florida Hospital Waterman Cancer Institute services.
Cancer Care Navigators are specially trained nurses who guide patients...May 31, 2018
Each hospital hosted an event for its EMS personnel throughout the week to recognize the brave men and women who dedicate themselves to saving lives.May 30, 2018
Orlando, Pittsburgh physicians save teen’s life with Central Florida’s first pediatric liver transplant
A team of surgeons from Florida Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC performed Central Florida’s first pediatric liver transplant, saving the life of a local teenager.
The health care systems are pleased to announce the child was just released from the hospital and is...May 30, 2018
Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer for American women, with approximately one in seven women developing breast cancer, Gill explained during the event.May 29, 2018
Florida Hospital New Smyrna recognized Jerry Tager (center), an exercise specialist in the cardiopulmonary department with the Starfish Award. This award recognizes employees that are not nurses, but still provide impactful, compassionate patient care.May 29, 2018
On May 22, more than 40 people joined Florida Hospital HospiceCare for the eighth annual Blessing of the Bricks event in “Kelly’s Corner,” the memorial butterfly garden at the Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House.May 24, 2018
New Smyrna Beach High School senior Caitlin Sachiko Chiampou received a $3,000 scholarship from the Charlie and Elaine Meyer Scholarship fund.May 24, 2018
The Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation donated new medical equipment to the hospital’s emergency department and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation center.May 24, 2018
Kyle Glass will serve as chief financial officer (CFO) as of May 28 and Samuel Aguero will serve as chief operating officer (COO) as of June 25.May 23, 2018
Gastroenterologist Dr. Issam Nasr (center) was named as Florida Hospital Flagler’s physician of the quarter.May 22, 2018
Construction will expand services at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City, including a BirthCare Center, pediatric ER, and moreMay 21, 2018
Florida Hospital Waterman now offers HIFU, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, for prostate cancer available for men with localized prostate cancer. HIFU is a non-invasive treatment for prostate cancer that uses ultrasound energy to destroy prostatic tissue without a single incision and no blood...May 18, 2018
As part of Florida Hospital Fish Memorial’s celebration of National Nurses Week, the hospital recognized six nurses.May 17, 2018
Jim Kotwica has been selected to serve as the director of environmental services for Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center.May 16, 2018
Empowering the community’s youth, Florida Hospital Waterman will host their annual Safe Sitter® classes June 18 and June 19. Nationally approved and recognized by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Safe Sitter course is designed to teach boys and girls ages 11 through 13 to confidently and...May 16, 2018
Registered nurse Erin Krall, critical care nurse in Florida Hospital New Smyrna’s intensive care unit (ICU), received the DAISY award.May 15, 2018
SuperWash Express donated 400 free car washes to the nurses at Florida Hospital Flagler.May 14, 2018
Hereditary cancer is a risk of developing cancer that is passed down through generations by inheriting genes with mutations.May 14, 2018May 14, 2018Florida Hospital Foundation Boards in Lake Placid, Sebring and Wauchula would like to thank the Heartland community for supporting the Sixth Annual Clay Shoot that was held May 4 at Quail Creek Plantation in Okeechobee. All proceeds raised at the event will be used to meet the health care...May 11, 2018
Braelynn Hope Small was born March 5, when she was 26 weeks old. She weighed just two pounds and was 14 inches long.
“I’ve wanted to be a mom since I’m a little girl, and it was a bonus that she’s a girl,” said Small. “She’s just really sweet. Girls are the best — and a lot stronger...May 11, 2018
“As parents we see our children go through very challenging moments, but to see them engaged, smiling and being just a regular a kid makes us as parents feel a little lighter” said Lacey Macedo, mom of Florida Hospital for Children patient.May 11, 2018
Teens diagnosed with a chronic illness or disease such as cancer have to make countless sacrifices, and hospital staff made sure prom wasn’t one of the milestones they’d have to miss.
On Saturday, patients enjoyed hair and makeup sessions while they prepped for the festivities,...May 11, 2018
Florida Hospital employees are helping stock the shelves at Central Florida food banks by donating canned goods, as well as non-perishable foods and money, as part of the organization’s annual food drive.
About 498,000 Central Florida residents find that they cannot afford enough food...May 11, 2018
National Hospital Week serves as an opportunity to thank the dedicated individuals – including physicians, nurses, therapists, engineers, food service workers, volunteers, administrators and more – for their contributions to the health and wellbeing of others.May 11, 2018
National Day of Prayer serves as a day that transcends differences, bringing together citizens from all backgrounds. It holds a great significance for the nation, as it provides a day for Americans to recall and to teach the way in which the founding fathers sought the wisdom of God when...May 10, 2018
Local Florida Hospitals receive the Highest National Quality Award for Stroke Care; Honor EMS Teams for Achievement
The Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties each received the highest national quality award for stroke care from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.May 9, 2018
“As parents we see our children go through very challenging moments, but to see them engaged, smiling and being just a regular a kid makes us as parents feel a little lighter” said Lacey Macedo, mom of Florida Hospital for Children patient.May 4, 2018
On Friday, thousands of canned and boxed foods were collected, loaded into trucks and delivered to local food banks such as the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Second Harvest collects, stores and distributes donated food to more than 550 feeding partners in Orange, Osceola,...May 3, 2018
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is the only facility in Volusia or Flagler counties to earn certification for spinal surgery by the Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit national organization. This accolade complements two other orthopedic recognitions for Florida Hospital Fish...