One Community, ‘One Health First’

    Brevard’s Local Healthcare System Embraces Shift that Addresses Customers’ Unique Needs, Tailoring Care Unique to Each Person Whether making a retail purchase online or dealing with a business in person, customers have grown to expect to get what they want, on their terms. Read More …

Health First’s ‘Save a Life’ Day March 3rd Equips Community with Critical Skills

10 years Running, Event Offers Free CPR, Stop the Bleed Training and Family Fun    Would you know what to do if someone had a cardiac arrest in your presence – or suffered a severe, life-threatening wound? The best hope for survival in either situation Read More …

Finding Hope, Humor & Heart in Caregiving

Health First Offers Caregiving for Seniors Annual Conference Providing care and support for aging loved ones can be a difficult but worthwhile journey. Health First is here to help, offering its 13th Annual Caregiving for Seniors Conference scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Saturday, Read More …

Health First and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Partner to “Stop the Bleed” Program Teaches Community Members Life-Saving Techniques

In light of recent tragedies such as the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, where 49 lives were lost and every second counted, Health First and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) are working together to teach life-saving techniques to members of our community at no Read More …

Health First Foundation Provides 41 Nurses With Scholarships

The Health First Foundation recently awarded 41 Health First nurses with scholarships to help them continue their educational endeavors.  At a luncheon held at Suntree Country Club on Friday, June 17, scholarship certificates were presented and many of the recipients met members of the Health Read More …

Health First Turns Citizens Into Superheroes at CPR Day

With the theme of “Be a Superhero, Learn to Save a Life,” Health First CPR Day turned 5,000 regular citizens into rescuers to aid a victim until professional help arrives. Held on June 4 at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Health First made learning CPR Read More …

Space Coast Spring Kids Fest

Saturday March 19th 10.00am – 4.00pm Bring the kids out for a day of fun! Presented by Reddick Orthodontics and sponsored by Fun 4 Space Coast Kids, Health First Health Plans & the Puzzlebox Academy, the event offers free admission and is filled with vendors sharing Read More …

Health First’s Viera Hospital Again Earns 5-Star Medicare Rating

Health First’s Viera Hospital again earned the highest rating of 5 stars for patient experience from the federal government. Viera Hospital was one of only 13 in Florida and among 466 U.S. hospitals to earn the elite ratings, which were released by the Centers for Read More …

Brevard County Commission Recognizes Health First’s Viera Hospital for 5-Star Rating

  Viera Hospital One of Only 4 in Florida to Receive Top Medicare Rating The Brevard County Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation Tuesday recognizing Health First’s Viera Hospital for its recent 5-star designation for patient experience.   Photo courtesy of Health First provided for your Read More …

Volunteer Opportunities Available at Health First’s Holmes Regional, Palm Bay Hospital

Health First’s Holmes Regional Medical Center and Palm Bay Hospital Auxiliaries are looking for friendly, caring volunteers, including retired nurses and clinicians, to join their team. Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated health care delivery network with more than 7,800 associates and 2,350 Read More …

“Are there underutilized benefits in health insurance plans?”

  There were always a few extra benefits built into health insurance plans, however, the new ACA guidelines have incorporated benefits such as pediatric dental, zero cost preventive care, dependent coverage to 26 (29 in Florida with additional requirements) to name a few that many Read More …