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Bethesda Health Becomes Part of Baptist Health...

With the goal of expanding access to high quality, compassionate healthcare across the region, Boynton Beach based Bethesda Health has merged with Baptist Health South...

October 2, 2017 / 2 min read


Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon Opens Field...

Fishermen's Community Hospital has reopened as a Mobile Disaster Hospital in Marathon after suffering damage during Hurricane Irma. Baptist Health South Florida is partnering with...

September 26, 2017 / 1 min read


Curbing the Opioid Epidemic

When Florida Governor Rick Scott declared the state’s opioid epidemic a public health emergency in May, many in healthcare applauded. That’s because across Florida –...

September 21, 2017 / 4 min read


Mariners Hospital Reopens in the Florida Keys...

Mariners Hospital, at mile marker 91.5 in Tavernier, is officially open. Although the hospital had been providing emergency services within hours of Hurricane Irma's passing...

September 15, 2017 / 1 min read


Mariners Hospital Treating Emergencies After Hurricane Irma...

Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cudjoe Key early Sunday morning. 96-hours later, Mariners Hospital is offering emergency care to an area that is in full...

September 14, 2017 / 1 min read


Mariners Hospital Starts Offering Care After Irma

Mariners Hospital of Baptist Health South Florida in Tavernier has begun offering services to the community following mandatory evacuations late last week. Hurricane Irma made...

September 13, 2017 / 1 min read


Baptist Health Employees Hit the Road for...

A busload of Baptist Health South Florida employees, escorted by Miami-Dade Police, took a trip down to the Florida Keys to assist in the recovery...

September 13, 2017 / 1 min read


Hurricane Irma Update: Serving Our ‘Resilient Community’...

As our community begins the recovery phase following Hurricane Irma’s impact, Baptist Health South Florida continues to care for patients and will begin the process...

September 10, 2017 / 1 min read


Sleep Disturbances May Increase Risk for Alzheimer’s

Research on the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease has uncovered toxic proteins that interrupt signals firing between neurons. Those signals play an important role...

July 31, 2017 / 3 min read