Season of Giving Stretches Beyond the Holidays

Health First Continues its Support of Space Coast Crew, a Growing Community Athletic Program  By Sara Paulson   The goodwill spirit is in full swing – but giving back is something Health First commits to beyond the holiday season of giving. Identifying community needs – and Read More …

Living proof: ‘Stop the Bleed’ student credits class with possibly saving his life

Jake Moore has wanted to help people since he was a kid. With a career in law enforcement on the horizon and dreams of eventually becoming a Marine, taking Health First’s free class on bleeding-control basics just made sense to him. But the 22-year-old never 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 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 …

Health First Uses Minimally Invasive Equipment to Detect Lung Cancer

Health First has a new weapon in the fight against lung cancer. In December, Health First Medical Group’s Dr. Theodore Amgott completed the first two procedures in Brevard County using state-of-the-art Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy (ENB) at Health First’s Holmes Regional Medical Center. ENB is used Read More …

Health First Grape Escape Raises More Than $400,000 for Hybrid OR Suite

Technology is First of Its Kind in Brevard County ROCKLEDGE, Fla. – The 2015 Health First Foundation’s Grape Escape event recently raised more than $400,000 to benefit Brevard County’s first Hybrid Operating Room Suite, which will be located at Health First’s Holmes Regional Medical Center. 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 …