Sacred Heart Health System News Feed Get the latest news and events information from Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:10:46 CST Lung Cancer Screenings: Improving Patient Outcomes Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:48:03 CST Unlike early detection screening protocols for cancers of the breast, prostate and colon, lung cancer screening has only recently been accepted. "We want the same early detection and vastly improved outcomes for patients with lung cancer that survivors of breast and colon cancers get from mammography and colonoscopy," said Paul Chomiak, who directs the Lung Cancer Screening Program at Sacred Heart Hospital. ''If we can find more people with early stage lung cancer, we can potentially...[Read The Full Story at ] OB/GYN Named Chair of Statewide Maternal Health Committee Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:02:55 CST Dr. Julie DeCesare has been named chair of the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative's Maternal Health Committee. This statewide committee develops and implements initiatives with healthcare providers across Florida to improve quality outcomes for the care of pregnant women and their babies. Dr. DeCesare is director of the University of Florida OB/GYN residency program at Sacred Heart Hospital. Dr. DeCesare also serves as chair of the Healthcare for Underserved Women Committee for the Americ...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola Hosts Heart Healthy Seminar Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:37:19 CST Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola is hosting an evening with the heart experts on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the Greenhut Auditorium. Speakers will talk about the advancements in treating heart valve disease and the importance of keeping your heart healthy. The experienced heart panel includes: • Charles Wyatt, MD Cardiovascular Surgeon • Mark Grise, MD Interventional Cardiologist Topic: Heart Surgery without a Chest Incision -- Your Treatment Options for Heart Valve Disease T...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart and UF Health Launch Kidney Transplant Program Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:18:41 CST PENSACOLA, Fla. (Oct. 18, 2016) -- Sacred Heart Health System and University of Florida Health have collaborated to launch a new kidney transplant program to benefit the thousands of individuals across the Southeast currently awaiting a life-saving transplant. ''This is truly an extension of our mission to provide life-saving care to those who desperately need it,'' said Susan Davis, president CEO of Sacred Heart Health System. ''We are honored to collaborate with UF Health to provide the only...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart President Presents State of the Hospital Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:45:32 CST Roger Hall, President of Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, sat down for lunch with a few guests last week. The event was part history lesson, part report card and part fundraising, but it was all about the embrace between community and health-care facility. Now just over six years of age, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf continues its steady expansion since its 2007 groundbreaking and 2010 opening. Take note of those years, as Hall did; Sacred Heart built that 19-bed hospital in the mi...[Read The Full Story at ] Type 2 Diabetes Education Class Offered October 28 Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:33:12 CST PORT ST JOE, FLA. -- Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with diabetes? Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf invites you to join the next Type 2 Diabetes education class on Friday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free community seminar will be held in Conference Room A/B at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf located at 3801 E. Hwy. 98 in Port St. Joe, FL. Led by John Griggs, Clinical Nurse Educator and Diabetes Educator, the class is open to adults with Type 2 diabetes and their families...[Read The Full Story at ]