The SUN ‘n FUN International Fly- In & Expo presented by VISIT FLORIDA and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association honors French and United States history on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 as the French National Jet Team, the Patrouille de France performs during the airshow. The team has an energetic show with nine Alpha Jets and one A-400M airlifter, which are light attack and advanced trainer aircraft. Their display involves both formation and solo maneuvers. The team is based at Salon Air Force Base in France.
Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center has purchased land on the northwest corner of US 192 and CR 545 for a freestanding emergency department. The ER will serve the communities of the Four Corners area of Osceola, Orange, Polk, and Lake Counties.
A freestanding ER offers a convenient, local healthcare access point to the region. “Heart of Florida has served the Four Corners community for several years. We are pleased to expand services to Four Corners with a freestanding emergency department to better serve the healthcare needs of residents choosing to live and visit this growing area,” said Ann Barnhart, CEO of Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.
Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Recognized with National Awards for Continued Clinical Excellence in Wound Healing
Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine has earned awards as a Center of Distinction and a Center of Excellence for 2016. As a Center of Distinction, Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine has achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, and a wound healing rate of at least 91 percent in less than 31 median days.
The Center of Excellence award, called the Healogics Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence award, is reserved for Wound Care Centers® that have achieved 2 or more years as a Center of Distinction. “These recognitions demonstrate our commitment to maintaining high quality standards year over year,” said Adelor Zamora, M.D., Medical Director of Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine. “Our team strives to do what’s right for every patient that comes through our doors.”
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate has made some exciting announcements about new changes to their staff. Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is a leading full-service residential real estate brokerage company with more than 85 offices and 5,000 sales associates serving the communities of Central Florida, Flagler, Brevard, Palm Beach, Southeast Florida, Southwest Florida, Tampa Bay and the Panhandle. Worldwide, the Coldwell Banker network includes 3,000 offices with nearly 85,000 sales associates.
The Winter Haven Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce a new $20,000 contribution from the Lewis Family Cancer Fund (LFCF) within the GiveWell Community Foundation. With this recent donation, the LFCF has granted a total of $145,000 over the past seven years to the Foundation. Part of this year’s grant will go directly to support the Winter Haven Hospital Cassidy Cancer Center with the remaining dollars of the grant to be utilized to underwrite a Winter Haven Hospital Foundation feasibility study that is examining the establishment of a Family Medicine Residency program. This residency program will help improve and aide in the local quality of healthcare and early diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other chronic illness for the citizens of Polk County.