Category: Health First

Health First Trauma Surgeon Dr. Scott Zenoni: ‘Let’s Curb Pedestrian Traffic Deaths’

A triathlete who often trains outside in the early morning hours, Health First Trauma Surgeon Dr. Scott Zenoni admits simply seeing runners and cyclists can be a challenge. That’s why his message for those most vulnerable when they share the road with motorists is: “Be seen, be safe.” […]

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Health First Trauma Surgeon Dr. Scott Zenoni Thanks Foundation for Lifelike ‘Trauma HAL’, Delivers Life-Saving Lessons During Disaster Drill

He blinks, he bleeds, he breathes. He brings real human depth to Brevard County first responders’ disaster drill simulations. “Thank you, thank you, thank you!” said Health First Trauma Surgeon Dr. Scott Zenoni, giving Foundation Vice President Chris Kern a hug. “This is as close as we can get to working on an actual human being … that amplifies the adrenaline, the tension.” […]

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Health First Trauma Surgeon Dr. Scott Zenoni Provides Free Bicycle Helmets for Cycling Kids

Dr. Zenoni will join fellow Health First trauma clinicians from Holmes Regional Medical Center, along with representatives of the Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization, Palm Bay Professional Firefighters Community Benevolent Inc., and Melbourne Professional Firefighters Benevolent Inc. for a “Helmets for Kids” giveaway and fitting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, part of the larger Community Farmers Market & Wellness Fair at Evans Community Center in Palm Bay. […]

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Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: ‘It’s the Scariest Thing I’ve Ever Dealt with in My Life’

THE ROAD TO RECOVERY from prostate cancer has been tough but not impossible for Dave Goldschlag, who is now a Senior Video Production Specialist with Health First. Goldschlag credits Health First’s hardworking and caring healthcare providers for helping him to now live life fully. […]

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HEALTH FIRST SPECIALISTS: Alarming Rising Uterine Cancer Rates Make Gynecological Care Critical

The trend is alarming. The National Institutes of Health warned earlier this year that deaths from uterine cancers are rising, far outpacing population growth. According to a study published in the journal JAMA Oncology, researchers found that overall uterine cancer death rates in the U.S. increased by about 1.8% per year between 2010 to 2017. […]

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Health First Community Investment Again Tops $180 Million in 2021

Health First has released its Community Benefit Report for 2021, and once again, investments in Brevard County and the surrounding area topped $180 million. More than $54 million went to charity care, most of that – $42 million – for Medicare shortfalls. […]

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LISTEN: NewFit Doctors Nathan Allison and Ken Tieu Talk Surgical Weight-Loss On ‘Putting Your Health First’ Podcast

Health First’s NewFit Surgeons Nathan Allison, MD, and Ken Tieu, MD, hopped on the “Putting Your Health First” podcast recently to discuss what patients must understand about their surgical weight-loss journey. […]

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Health First Recruiters Find Talent at Exotic Outpost During Hiring Event at Brevard Zoo

When it comes to hiring, it’s a jungle out there. That’s why Health First, the county’s largest non-governmental employer, set up at the Brevard Zoo Tuesday with a proposition – “come grow with us.” […]

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HEALTH FIRST PODCAST: The Health Benefits of Weight-Loss Surgery With Dr. Kenneth Tieu and Dr. Nathan Allison

Dr. Kenneth Tieu and Dr. Nathan Allison, both Bariatric and General Surgeons talk about the new advancements in weight-loss surgery and the benefits that the procedures can have on a patient’s life. […]

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Health First Reminds Cape Canaveral Hospital and Medical Office Building Visitors of Monday’s Expected Traffic Delays

Health First would like to remind patients, customers and visitors who plan to visit Cape Canaveral Hospital or the Medical Office Building of expected traffic congestion in the area on Monday. Traffic is expected to be heavy in the Cape Canaveral area between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. next Monday, August 29, due to spectators planning to see the Artemis 1 rocket launch. […]

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WELLNESS SPOTLIGHT: Health First Associates Find ‘Coloring Breaks’ Benefit Bedside Patient Care

“It’s a mission of Health First to put associates’ wellness at the forefront,” Collins adds. “Self-compassion and associate wellness is one of the benefits of working at Health First. Anywhere you work you want to feel valued – and Health First is going above and beyond to draw that out.” […]

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HEALTH FIRST MEDICAL MINUTE: Highlighting Important Health and Wellness Issues in Brevard County

Space Coast Daily is sharing a new series called Health First Medical Minute, as Brevard’s largest health care provider continues to highlight and address important health and wellness concerns in the Space Coast community. […]

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Hospice of Health First Has Earned the 2021 SHPBest ‘Superior Performer’ Caregiver Satisfaction Award

Hospice of Health First has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall caregiver and family satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20% of all eligible SHP clients for the 2021 calendar year. […]

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WATCH: Health First Medical Minute With Otolaryngologist Dr. James Lacey – Inspire Sleep Aapnea Device

Space Coast Daily is sharing a new series called Health First Medical Minute, as Brevard’s largest health care provider continues to highlight and address important health concerns in our community. In this episode, Health First Otolaryngology James P. Lacey, MD, shares important information about the Inspire Sleep Aapnea Device. […]

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HEALTHCARE SPOTLIGHT: Health First Foundation Awards Over $100,000 In Nursing Scholarships

The Health First Foundation celebrated 44 Health First clinicians who are furthering their education and raising the bar for Health First customers at its annual Nursing Scholarship Breakfast at the Suntree Country Club. Over 40 clinicians – from paramedics to future nurse practitioners – each received $2,500 awards to further their education in service of the Brevard community. […]

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WATCH: Health First Medical Minute With Dr. Kevin Campbell – Heart Disease Affects Men and Women Equally

Space Coast Daily is sharing a new series called Health First Medical Minute, as Brevard’s largest health care provider continues to highlight and address important health concerns in our community. In this episode, Health First Cardiologist Kevin R. Campbell shares information about the dangers of heart disease for women. […]

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WATCH: Health First Medical Minute With Dr. Bhavana Chapman – The Importance of PSA Prostate Screenings

Space Coast Daily is sharing a new series called Health First Medical Minute, as Brevard’s largest health care provider continues to highlight and address important health concerns in our community. In this episode, Health First Radiation Oncologist Dr. Bhavana Chapman’s shares the importance of PSA prostate screenings. The PSA screening is a blood test used primarily to screen for prostate cancer. […]

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WATCH: Health First Medical Minute With Dr. Damani Hosey – Important Screenings for African Americans

WATCH: Space Coast Daily is sharing a new series called Health First Medical Minute, as Brevard’s largest health care provider continues to highlight and address important health concerns in our community. In this episode, Health First Medical Group’s Dr. Damani Hosey’s shares the importance of health screenings for African Americans. […]

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Health First Certified Athletic Trainers Christine Clancy and Katherine Kass Offer 3 Tips for Safe Summer Workouts

Health First Certified Athletic Trainers Christine Clancy and Katherine Kass are well versed in safe summer workouts. Clancy works with Melbourne High School athletes. Kass is hands-on at Cocoa Beach High School. […]

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