Larry and Sherry Sietsma are advocates for a healthy lifestyle. And part of their well-being includes helping others achieve their optimal health.
Health First associates and Palm Bay city officials gathered to celebrate Health First’s new state-of-the-art medical facility in Palm Bay, which will be located on Eldron Boulevard.
After Tracy’s surgery, she went straight to social media and posted a photo of the four- to five-inch scar on her upper arm. An inconspicuous spot on her arm had brought her to the dermatologist. It ended up saving her life. The pink mark that looked like a pencil eraser was something much more sinister – malignant melanoma.
One of the first steps in delivering excellent patient care begins with a Comprehensive Health Assessment (CHA). Since 2011, Health First has used this tool to help members maintain and improve their health by focusing on their unique needs.
There are several misconceptions when it comes to finding the best full-body workout routine for the summer. Many student athletes and parents are on a mission to try to get in shape and might come across common workout myths along the way. Do you know which ones are true and will actually work?
Many hospital organizations are busy preparing for hurricane season, a time when they and millions of coastal residents and businesses pay close attention to tropical waves and disturbances as they begin to take shape over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season officially began on June 1 and ends November 30.
In October 2016, Health First’s safety team strategically adopted an aggressive security measure, designed to de-escalate security situations or threats before they have a chance to erupt, said Health First Director of Security, Robin Rice.
As soon as the bullet tore through Jake’s left thigh, he knew he needed to move fast. After the accident, he dropped to the ground, crawled three steps and told his friend to hurry over to his truck.
Julie approached the metal bell anchored to the wall, dabbing the corners of her eyes with a tissue before grasping the thickly braided rope. The first yank didn’t deliver any clangs, just laughs. But on Julie’s second try, a metal echo pierced the air, followed by the applause of her husband and care team.
Health First and AdventHealth have announced this week they have signed a deal to align resources. “Health First and AdventHealth have a proven track record of working together to enhance health care for the communities we serve,” said Steve Johnson, President & CEO of Health First.
Health First’s No One Dies Alone was started by the Rev. Chaplain Derly Foerste, Manager of Pastoral and Spiritual Care at Health First. Health First’s No One Dies Alone program delivers that solace to terminally ill patients who have no family or friends close by.
Navy Veteran to Lead Technology for Health First BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Health First, a not-for-profit hospital system offering a fully Integrated Delivery Network, has named William Walders as its new Chief Information Officer. Walders has […]
On this Memorial Day, Health First thanks all of those who served and sacrificed so that we may be free.
At Health First, we are incredibly proud of the care our associates and physicians provide each and every day to produce high-quality outcomes. Health First’s Viera Hospital received five stars – the highest accolade possible. Only 6% of hospitals in the country achieved this mark of excellence.
Register now for Health First’s “Save a Life” Day, scheduled for Saturday, June 15, from 5:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Viera High School, 6103 Stadium Parkway, Melbourne.
Caring for Brevard has been a longstanding Health First commitment – and that care stretches beyond the doors of the community healthcare system’s various facilities and services.
On Saturday, April 27, Health First partnered with the Cocoa Beach Police Department, the Palm Bay Police Department and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office to provide an opportunity for the public to properly discard of prescription drugs.
Are you a student nurse or do you know someone who is? Friday, March 15, is the deadline to apply for Health First’s Summer Student Nurse Internship Program for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Brevard Zoo invites the community to attend a ticketed presentation featuring legendary conservationist and media personality Jack Hanna.
Bright Star, a program of Hospice of Health First, is a specialized children’s group for grief and loss that encourages the expression of grief experiences through creative, positive play within a peer group setting.