"Our volunteers choose to spend their valuable time helping others, and we appreciate everything they do," said Don Breeding, CEO of Heart of Florida.
"Nurses play an essential role in enhancing patient care, increasing access, coordinating care and reducing health care costs," said Don Breeding, CEO.
"At Heart of Florida, we have further enhanced our level of services to accommodate an aging population that wants to remain more active," said Don Breeding, CEO. "We are performing interventional cardiology, have a dedicated joint replacement and orthopedics center, and diagnostic imaging that enhances detection of early-stage breast cancer using digital mammography.
Advanced imaging is also helping us find other cancers, heart disease and peripheral artery disease sooner.
Our DEXA scanner helps detect osteoporosis to help prevent fractures.
We're using robotic surgery for gynecology, providing leading-edge continence and prostate procedures, helping patients regain as much function as possible through rehabilitation and therapy, and we're helping heal wounds that don't respond to traditional therapies.
"We are also training our staff to better understand the needs of aging boomers and other geriatric patients. For example, we make special assessments of patients who may be at risk of falling," said Breeding
"This is so important, a fall-prevention program has been made a requirement for Joint Commission accreditation," he
"At a time when many people have to travel far to receive quality health care, we are proud of the fact that we provide the latest in technology and services at our facility," said Don Breeding, CEO.
"Our staff works hard to provide superior care and excellent customer service."
The theme of this year's National Hospital Week is "A Guiding Light for Changing Times
," which recognizes the important role that hospitals play in their communities.
This week celebrates the history, technology and dedicated professionals that make our hospitals beacons of confidence and care.
"First and foremost, this week is a celebration of people," said Breeding