Tag: emergency care

Emergency Departments on Front Line of Opioid...

A presidential announcement Thursday declared a U.S. public health emergency because of the hundreds of people who are dying daily...

October 27, 2017

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...

September 26, 2017

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...

September 15, 2017

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...

September 14, 2017

Post-Storm Emergencies: Where to Go

As its hospital emergency rooms continue to see high volumes, Baptist Health South Florida is encouraging people with non-life threatening...

September 12, 2017

Fever in Children: When to Worry

With reports of flu cases at elevated levels in nearly all regions of the country, health officials are urging adults and...

February 3, 2017

Screenings Aim to Reduce HIV, Hep-C Infection...

To meet the community’s needs, and based on revised recommendations issued by the CDC, Homestead Hospital started a routine HIV,...

December 1, 2016

Staying Safe After the Storm

As soon as the threat from Hurricane Matthew subsides, state and local officials will be surveying the damage and assessing...

October 6, 2016

Children’s Health: Six Summer Water Safety Tips...

"For every one child that dies from a water-related drowning, another five come to the emergency room for near drownings,"...

May 23, 2016

Watch Now: Facts About the ER —...

Injuries account for about for 40.2 million of ER visits, and 12 percent of all ER patients are hospitalized, according...

March 2, 2015

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As Florida’s schoolchildren return to the classroom, and restaurants, bars, sports venues and other businesses are now able to reopen at full capacity, one thing...

The Innovation Mindset: Transferring Intellectual Advances...

In today’s society, the term innovation has become synonymous with value. Many even call our current global economy the “innovation economy.” There’s no shortage of...

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Today is World Spine Day 2020. Since an estimated one billion people worldwide suffer with spinal pain, it is an opportune time to remind everyone...

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Nevada Man, 25, First Confirmed Case of ‘Reinfection’ With COVID-19, Case Study Says A 25-year-old man from Nevada was infected twice with COVID-19 earlier this...

New Helipad Opens Atop Emergency Center...

With the goal of providing even faster access to life-saving medical care, Baptist Hospital has built a new helipad on the roof of its emergency...