Florida Hospital News
- September 25, 2013
Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc., (CHAP) announced recently that Florida Hospital Home Care Services, (FHHCS) has been awarded CHAP reaccreditation with deemed status for the next three years.
- September 24, 2013
The top two ranked healthcare providers in Florida, Tampa General Hospital and Florida Hospital Tampa Bay Network, have agreed to jointly develop new clinical programs and services throughout the Greater Tampa Bay Area.
- September 24, 2013
Florida Hospital for Children is expanding its pediatric services by opening a regional clinic in Osceola County that will allow more access to pediatric specialists for children in the Central...
- September 24, 2013
The top two ranked healthcare providers in Florida, Tampa General Hospital and Florida Hospital’s Tampa Bay Network, have agreed to jointly develop new clinical programs and services throughout the Greater Tampa Bay Area.
- September 23, 2013
Florida Hospital’s Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Management Center received full accreditation from internationally recognized Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) for its hyperbaric oxygen services.
- September 20, 2013
Florida Hospital Collaborates with VTT of Finland to Research Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease
In an effort to better understand the development of Alzheimer’s disease, Florida Hospital Neuroscience Institute and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are collaborating to identify the biomarker assay that may predict early onsets of the disease.
- September 18, 2013
Florida Hospital’s Pink Army is standing guard, ready to kick off another breast cancer awareness month, but this time, with a whole new spin.
- September 17, 2013
A new treatment is giving men with advanced prostate cancer new hope, and Florida Hospital Waterman Cancer Institute is among the first centers in Central Florida to provide the ground-breaking therapy.
- September 17, 2013
In a historic moment, Florida Hospital leaders, physicians and elected officials turned the first dirt on Florida Hospital’s 9th campus located in Winter Garden.
- September 9, 2013
In a sea of pewter and red, Florida Hospital and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced a new partnership focused on improving the health of the Tampa Bay community and beyond. The two organizations solidified the partnership by exchanging jerseys and white coats during the first of many community...
- September 4, 2013
Florida Hospital Tampa is rated highest for overall surgical safety in the Tampa Bay area based on surgical mortality and length of stay data for 27 common surgeries by Consumer Reports. The Consumer Reports Surgical Safety rating is based on Medicare data from 2009 to 2011.
- September 4, 2013
Randy Pirtle has been named Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners, Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler’s employed group of physicians, including primary care physicians and specialists.
- August 26, 2013
Florida Hospital Healthcare System and Health First Health Plans are embarking on a new partnership to provide health insurance offerings across 10 counties from Tampa to Orlando and Daytona Beach and throughout Central Florida.
- August 23, 2013
Most little girls love to sport the latest hairstyle just like their friends. However, when nine-year-old Gabby Ruiz of Tampa, began to lose her hair, eyebrows, and even her eyelashes in the second grade, her family struggled to find an answer to explain the sudden hair loss.
- August 14, 2013
Dr. James Rosser of Florida Hospital Celebration Health recruits two high school students to assist with new laparoscopic surgery pilot
- August 8, 2013
ZEPHYRHILLS, FL., JUN 03, 2013. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills ranks among the nation’s top hospitals according to the annual Leapfrog Group survey, an analysis of patient safety and quality performance measures from over 2,600 hospitals.
- August 8, 2013
ZEPHYRHILLS, FL., JUN 04, 2013. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has received the CATSPY award recognizing Community Involvement from Wesley Chapel High School for its support of the school’s sports programs. The Hospital supports the both Wesley Chapel High School and Zephyrhills High School to...
- August 8, 2013Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has earned the designation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is the only hospital in Pasco County that is distinguished as an AHCA Comprehensive Stroke Center, and is one of...August 7, 2013
Florida Hospital employees unite to help prepare underprivileged children for upcoming school year.August 6, 2013
Ten-year-old Mark McHale is sharing his generosity this summer by donating the proceeds from his lemonade stand to Florida Hospital Cancer Institute.August 5, 2013
In appreciation for all that women do, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel is holding a multi-generational women’s health and wellness-focused event.August 5, 2013
Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel is pleased to announce the addition of the da Vinci® Si™ Robotic Surgical System.August 2, 2013
Florida Hospital’s Radiation Oncology Program has been awarded accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the oldest and most prestigious accrediting organization in the United States.August 1, 2013
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center provided free health services for women at the Star Family Center located at the Coalition for the Homeless building on North Street in Daytona Beach.July 31, 2013
On Sunday, July 28, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center brought their “Wellness On Wheels,” or WOW, bus to the Star Family Center at the Coalition for the Homeless building in Daytona Beach. Women ranging in ages 22 to 59 took advantage of free pap smears, screenings for pelvic pain and...July 25, 2013
Over the past three years, more than 1,400 families in Central Florida have committed to make a radical lifestyle change in order to help them live longer, healthier lives.July 24, 2013
Gastroenterologist Adel Y. Daas, MD, has opened a second office at the Port Orange Pavilion.July 23, 2013
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial has donated nearly $5,000 of clinic supplies, such as exam gloves, paper for exam tables, band aids, tongue depressors and surgical tape, to local West Volusia County Public Schools.July 23, 2013
On July 18, nearly 200 community members came out to Florida Hospital Peninsula Rehabilitation to get a sneak peek and personal tour of the area’s only inpatient rehabilitation facility and its recent $3 million renovations.July 22, 2013
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center has expanded its rehabilitation services and opened an outpatient facility in Daytona Beach Shores located at 3506 S. Atlantic Avenue.July 19, 2013
Florida Hospital has been named by the American Hospital Association (AHA) as a Most Wired hospital. Florida Hospital is one of 11 hospitals recognized in Florida and one of 289 hospitals in the United States to receive this distinction.July 19, 2013
On July 18, nearly 200 community members came out to Florida Hospital Peninsula Rehabilitation to get a sneak peek and personal tour of the area’s only inpatient rehabilitation facility and its recent $3 million renovations.July 16, 2013
Miren Schinco, MD has joined Florida Hospital Flagler and will serve as the Medical Director of the hospital’s new Intensivist program, to be implemented in June.July 16, 2013
Florida Hospital has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2013-14 by U.S. News & World Report.July 15, 2013
Dr. Arnold P. Advincula, medical director of the benign gynecologic surgery program at Florida Hospital Celebration Health, has had his nomination accepted to serve on the Board of Directors for the...July 9, 2013
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has awarded a research grant to Lauren M. Sparks, Ph.D. of the Florida Hospital-Sanford-Burnham Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes (TRI-MD).July 9, 2013
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center recently added a fourth Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) chamber, increasing the number of patients with chronic or non-healing wounds who can be treated.July 9, 2013
Local High School Athletes Can Get Free Concussion Test and Chance to Win Workout with Derrick Brooks
Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel is offering a free baseline concussion test and a chance to win a Tampa Bay Storm prize pack to local high school football players.
High school football players who have a physical at Florida Hospital Physician Care with Jonathan Phillips, MD before July 15...July 8, 2013
Florida Hospital HospiceCare has a hired Diane B. Trask to serve as the Community Liaison for Volusia and Flagler counties.July 2, 2013
To help provide care and support that reflects the important contributions made by these men and women, Florida Hospital HospiceCare has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration...July 1, 2013
On July 1, fighter pilot Ron Lesch presented Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center’s Medical Progressive Care Unit with an American flag that was flown on a combat mission in Afghanistan and signed by Lesch and his crew of four. The flag was a gift of appreciation, as Florida Hospital...June 27, 2013
Medical oncologist and hematologist Mudussara Asad Khan, MD, has recently joined the HealthCare Partners medical staff of Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach. She will treat patients at the hospital’s Comprehensive Cancer Center.June 25, 2013
Ken Mattison, current CEO for Florida Hospital Waterman, has been named CEO for Florida Hospital Flagler.June 25, 2013
Marcy and Stephen Eisele welcomed baby boy Jackson Finn Eisele at 7 pounds and 13 ounces and 19 inches long to the world.June 25, 2013
In an event that literally moved walls, Florida Hospital Cancer Institute installed the latest invention in non-invasive brain surgery to treat conditions that previously were considered inaccessible or inoperable.June 25, 2013
Florida Hospital officially opened the Center for Interventional Endoscopy (CIE), an advanced center that provides state-of-the-art care for patients with complex digestive health disorders who can benefit from minimally invasive endoscopic procedures.June 20, 2013
Funds will be used to implement 10 healthy living projects in Eatonville, Maitland and Winter ParkJune 20, 2013
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Neurosurgeon Mark Murphy, MD, has expanded his practice and opened a second office inside Florida Hospital Flagler in Palm Coast. Dr. Murphy has been practicing neurosurgery since 1985 and in 2007, joined Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center where he...June 19, 2013
ABC Action News anchor, Wendy Ryan, has been living with heartburn and GERD most of her life. She recently learned that years of taking proton-pump inhibitors can cause serious, even life-threatening, damage.
Follow her on her journey from diagnosis to surgery to recovery with Dr....June 19, 2013
It’s a staggering statistic: 25 percent of those who die every year in the U.S. are veterans. To help provide care and support that reflects the important contributions made by these men and women, Florida Hospital HospiceCare has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering...