Category: Health

WATCH: Health First Medical Minute With Dr. Mark Rosenbloom – Health First At Home Program is Big Success

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, Mark Rosenbloom, MD, Health First Vice President of Clinical Transformation, details Health First’s At Home Inpatient Services – one of Florida’s first and only home-based hospital care programs that deliver a personal level of service and delight to patients and their loved ones. […]

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WATCH: Health First Medical Minute With Dr. Jaime Tavarez – Be Aware of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Dangers After Severe Weather Events

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, Jaime Tavarez, MD, board-certified in Internal Medicine, discusses the importance of being aware of carbon monoxide poisoning, especially after severe weather events like Hurricane Ian that cause power outages and lead to increased use of generators. […]

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Health First’s Brett Esrock: How the Space Coast Can Shape its Brand to Secure Our Economic Future

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Brett Esrock, above, is the Sr. VP, CEO Hospital Division, Health First. He is responsible for implementing strategy and business development initiatives, overseeing revenue planning, growth and physician relations for the Health First Hospitals (Cape Canaveral Hospital, Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital, Viera Hospital). […]

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Dr. John Potomski’s 32nd Brevard County Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Symposium Set for Nov. 16

The 32nd Brevard County Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Symposium is set for Nov. 16 at the Melbourne Hilton and is presented by the Brevard County Medical Directors Association. Brevard County Medical Directors Association President John H. Potomski, Jr., D.O., CMD, who created the event, has been a medical provider for residents in Brevard County’s rehabilitation and nursing centers, as well as assisted living facilities for more than 39 years. […]

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Family and Locally Owned Fitness Club Merritt Island Longest-Running Fitness Center in Central Brevard

WATCH: Personal Trainer Kirsi Obermeier at Fitness Club Merritt Island provides a testimonial about the great services at the locally owned and operated facility. Members will find a bounty of classes and amenities at the newly expanded facility, including an array of brand-new modern high-performance Hammer Strength training equipment, an on-site childcare area and a protein and juice bar. […]

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Step Aside, Ian – Baby Wajiha’s In Town!: Melbourne Mom Gives Birth During Hurricane, ‘I Just Had to Keep Faith’

Hanna-Kay Williams, her fiancé and her mother drove through the gusty winds and heavy rain to Holmes Regional Medical Center, arriving Wednesday morning at 2 a.m. The new mom delivered a healthy baby girl named Wajiha (Wah-gee-ha) Wednesday night at 10:11 p.m., weighing 7 pounds and 13 ounces and measuring at 20 inches. […]

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Health First At Home Program Yields Tremendous Success, Convenience in First Year

MARK ROSENBLOOM, MD, Health First Vice President of Clinical Transformation, said Health First At Home Inpatient Services delivers a personal level of service and delight to patients and their loved ones. […]

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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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Family and Locally Owned Fitness Club Merritt Island Longest-Running Fitness Center in Central Brevard

WATCH: Personal Trainer Kirsi Obermeier at Fitness Club Merritt Island provides a testimonial about the great services at the locally owned and operated facility. Members will find a bounty of classes and amenities at the newly expanded facility, including an array of brand-new modern high-performance Hammer Strength training equipment, an on-site childcare area and a protein and juice bar. […]

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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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WATCH DR. MARK PINSKY: ID Life Detox Box is Easy-to-Follow 30-Day Total Body Reset Program

DR. MARK PINSKY: The ID LIFE Detox Box is an easy-to-follow 30-Day total body reset program. Each day during your 30-day detox you will be provided a specific combination of key nutrients designed to maximize your body’s ability to improve overall gut microbiome health and absorb essential vitamins and minerals. […]

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PHILANTHROPY SPOTLIGHT: 22 Space Coast Healthcare Students Receive Scholarships From Brevard Heart Foundation

The Brevard Heart Foundation has selected 22 students from across the Space Coast during their annual scholarship program. These scholarships provide funds given directly to the students to assist with costs related to completing their education as they work towards a healthcare degree or certification. […]

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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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Dr. Rafael Trespalacios of Tres Vision Group Talks About How Your Eyes Can Speak

Dr. Rafael Trespalacios of Tres Vision Group: Eyes are the window to the soul or so said William Shakespeare, we now know just how inherent to our humanity this nonverbal communication is. Shakespeare was on to something. Do you know that to a casual observer, between 60-90% of our communication is nonverbal, though the use of facial expressions? […]

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Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Donates Life-Saving Equipment to Titusville Police Department

Titusville Police Department’s Officers received 50 Individual First Aid Kits, along with the training to use them, thanks to the generosity and proactive efforts of Parrish Medical Center, Team Health Emergency Physicians, and the Jess Parrish Medical Foundation. […]

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Brevard Heart Foundation Awards Eastern Florida State College Nursing Students with Scholarships

The Brevard Heart Foundation has awarded scholarships to two Eastern Florida State College nursing students to help them continue their education. Above, left to right are EFSC Dean of Nursing and Applied Health Sciences Loretta Beorlegui, EFSC VP Academic and Student Affairs Dr. Randy Fletcher, Scholarship Recipient Stephanie Herrnkind, Brevard Heart Foundation Scholarship Chairman Christopher White; Scholarship Recipient Te’a Sepulveda and Brevard Heart Foundation Executive Director Diana Adams. […]

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