Florida Hospital News
- March 24, 2015
Florida Hospital North Pinellas Receives Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Florida Hospital North Pinellas is being recognized as a Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus hospital. In order to receive the award, Florida Hospital North Pinellas achieved 85-percent or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Quality Achievement indicators for two or...
- March 23, 2015More than 30 community members joined the City of DeBary for the second annual Mayor’s Fitness Challenge to help local residents lead healthier lives. During this 10-week challenge which began January 8, the group collectively lost 150 pounds and 48 inches.
- March 19, 2015
Florida Hospital Waterman is the first in Lake County to utilize advanced ultrasound technology to treat potentially deadly blood clots
New technique minimizes patient treatment time resulting in greater outcomes and shorter hospital stays.
- March 19, 2015
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills welcomed community leaders and residents to a demolition party and gave them a preview of a newly, constructed state-of-the-art CREATION® Health Wellness Center.
- March 18, 2015
Bonnie Madden will serve as director of practice operations for the hospital’s division of Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners.
- March 18, 2015
Florida Hospital leaders, physicians, and elected officials gathered to celebrate a milestone in the construction of Florida Hospital Winter Garden. The ninth Florida Hospital campus in the Central Florida community reached its top height of three-stories. In keeping with...
- March 17, 2015
Rhonda Battani has been selected to serve as the director of quality/patient safety officer.
- March 16, 2015
This week Florida Hospital Waterman will recognize the unique contributions of certified nurses by honoring its board certified nurses for Certified Nurses’ Day, March 19.
- March 16, 2015
On March 11, the Daytona Tortugas stopped by Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach to donate seven boxes of shirts, hats, grocery bags, baseballs and foam fingers. For the first time ever, Florida Hospital DeLand, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City, Florida...
- March 15, 2015United Way Women’s Initiative of Flagler presented Florida Hospital Flagler and the Flagler County Free Clinic with a check for $15,234 at the Government Services Building.
- March 12, 2015
Florida Hospital Tampa and All Children’s Specialty Physicians Expand Access to Pediatric Surgical CareNewly formed surgical affiliation provides full-time, around-the-clock expertise for pediatric surgery needs at Florida Hospital Tampa.
- March 11, 2015
Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel will begin construction this year on a $78 million expansion that will nearly double the size of patient rooms, operating rooms and emergency rooms.
- March 9, 2015
Katharina Lane has been selected to serve as the internal communications manager for the five Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties.
- March 6, 2015
Dr. Lyle Wadsworth, a Florida Hospital DeLand internist, was one of eight individuals award by Adventist Health System during their annual Conference on Mission in February in Orlando.
- March 5, 2015
The Florida Hospital DeLand Foundation donated nearly $70,000 to finance the renovations, including painting the rooms and adding furniture such as pull-out couches and tables and chairs for guests.
- March 4, 2015Bronchial Thermoplasty uses mild heat to reduce the amount of excess smooth muscle tissue in the airways. This reduces the muscle tissue in the airways, which means asthmatics will experience less airway constriction during an asthma attack. The majority of patients treated...March 3, 2015
Local Eagles Chapter gives Diabetes Education and Cardiac Rehab each a $1,000 grant.February 27, 2015
Four Community Stakeholders Launch Corporate Partnership to Attract Health-Focused Start-ups to Central Florida
Central Florida has long been recognized as a top destination for entertainment and hospitality, but the region offers much more. It’s also a burgeoning global center for health care and life sciences. Four pillars of the Central Florida business community are pleased to...February 26, 2015Florida Hospital Flagler orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ronald Bathaw is the only physician in Flagler and St. Johns counties to utilize this revolutionary new knee implant. It works with a patient’s natural ligaments and preserves the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and posterior cruciate ligament...February 25, 2015
Florida Hospital DeLand and Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center have announced that they are combining their birth care services to form one standardized program with two locations.February 24, 2015
Largest Ice & Sports Complex in the Southeastern US Breaks Ground in Wesley Chapel and Announces Florida Hospital As Major Partner
Florida’s largest ice rink facility and sports complex officially broke ground off Interstate 75 at the State Road 56 interchange in Wesley Chapel today. The 150,000 square-foot sports facility will include four full-sized rinks, including one Olympic-sized hockey rink. Developer Gordie...February 24, 2015
The Dr. Phillips Center and Florida Hospital announced a partnership to create an arts and wellness educational facility and program. The Dr. Phillips Center School of Arts will now be the Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness. The vision of the partnership is to...February 23, 2015
On Feb. 16, Flagler County tax collector Suzanne Johnston and her office staff were honored for their philanthropic efforts that supported the Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House.February 23, 2015
Florida Hospital Wauchula Pioneer Medical Center’s John Gill accepted the National Association of Rural Health Clinics’ (NARHC) highest award for 2014.February 18, 2015
Steven Bertovich has been selected to serve as the assistant director of surgical services for Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center.February 17, 2015
Michael G. DeBusk has been selected to serve as the director of pharmacy.February 16, 2015
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial has begun a $2.3 million construction project to expand the number of the operating rooms from six to eight.February 13, 2015
John Kinser suffers from heart failure that has landed him in the hospital at least two weeks every year since 2009. Three-month hospital visits that require one-week stays have been a part of Kinser’s health routine — until now.
Kinser is the first patient in Central Florida and among...February 11, 2015
Medical Executive Committee Donates $30,000 for Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Wellness Center
The Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center medical executive committee donated $30,000 to benefit the hospital’s Wellness Center.February 10, 2015
In recognition of heart month, Florida Hospital Waterman is hosting a series of heart healthy events throughout the month of February.February 10, 2015
In support of the American Heart Association’s annual Go Red for Women initiative on Feb. 6, the Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties performed free cardiac screenings to help the community combat the leading cause of death in Americans – heart disease.February 6, 2015
Nexplanon® now available as a contraceptive option for women in East Pasco.February 5, 2015
Prayers do come true. Florida Hospital Wauchula will be building a new multi-million hospital for the Hardee County community, announced Florida Hospital Heartland President and CEO Eric Stevens and Florida Hospital Wauchula Administrator Denise Grimsley.February 4, 2015
Clay Presswood has been named as the vice president of finance of Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners, the employed group of physicians for the Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties.January 27, 2015
Nearly 100 community members joined Florida Hospital Fish Memorial on Jan. 21 for an open house of the hospital’s newly remodeled Cancer Institute.January 26, 2015
More than 200 community members joined Florida Hospital Flagler for the Orthopedics and Sports Medicine open house on Jan. 21 at Town Center Medical, 21 Hospital Drive, Suite 110, Palm Coast.January 21, 2015
Scott Strech has been selected to serve as the cardiovascular administrator for the five Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties.January 21, 2015
Nearly 1,000 Participate in Florida Hospital Flagler’s Pink Army 5K, Raise $13,000 to Fight Breast Cancer Locally
On January 20, the Palm Coast City Council presents a check for $13,152 to representatives of the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation from the Oct. 2014 Pink Army 5K.January 20, 2015
Amy DeCicco, a registered nurse in the Birth Care Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, has received certification as a Certified Happiest Baby Educator.January 19, 2015
Florida Hospital Waterman’s Mission Team will host its 7th annual 5K on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Wooton Park in Tavares. Proceeds from the 5K will benefit the Florida Hospital Waterman mission project in Haiti. Scheduled for the last week of April, the mission team will...January 19, 2015
Susan Hebert has been selected to serve as the director of clinical effectiveness.January 14, 2015
Tampa General Hospital and Florida Hospital Announce West Florida Health, a New Jointly Owned Not-for-Profit Health Care Company
The top two ranked healthcare providers in the state of Florida, Tampa General Hospital and Florida Hospital, officially announced the name of their jointly owned not-for-profit company, West Florida Health.January 14, 2015
Katrina D. Fowler has been selected to serve as director of patient financial services.January 13, 2015
JoAnn Ankoviak has been selected to serve as Vice President of Patient Care/Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Florida Hospital DeLand.January 7, 2015
Howard Perch has been has named as administrator of Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach.January 6, 2015
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is being recognized for earning the platinum level for its worksite wellness program by the American Heart Association.January 6, 2015
Florida Hospital Waterman earns national recognition from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
Designated as a Community Cancer Program since starting the Cancer Registry in 1991, Florida Hospital Waterman Cancer Institute has once again been granted a three-year accreditation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS). To earn voluntary CoC...January 6, 2015
ParkMed® to enhance patient experience at Florida Hospital ZephyrhillsJanuary 6, 2015
Kimberly Myer was selected to serve as patient access manager.January 5, 2015
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Otronicon is a celebration of interactive technology that offers a glimpse into the future as you see live demonstrations of the most cutting edge surgical and medical equipment...