Sacred Heart Health System - News Feed Get the latest news and events information from Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:44:25 CST Do You and Your Loved Ones Have an Advance Directive? Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:09:18 CST Today, April 16, is National Healthcare Decisions Day. A recent study by The Conversation Project found that 90 percent of Americans know they should have a conversation about their healthcare wishes yet only 30 percent of us have done so. When we do this, we leave decisions up to family members, loved ones, or doctors who may not know our wishes. Please be sure to complete your Advance Directive today, and encourage all your loved ones to do the same. Sacred Heart Health System is fortunate...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart Hospital Expansion Nears Completion Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:56:32 CST PENSACOLA, Fla. (April 11, 2014) – Sacred Heart Hospital is now in the final phase of construction of its new, five-floor Bayou Tower near the busy corner of North Ninth Avenue and Bayou Boulevard. The $52 million expansion project was initiated two years ago and is nearing completion on schedule. The final touches to the exterior of the tower, including illuminated signage, will be completed in mid-April. Another noticeable change within the coming weeks will be the removal of the gr...[Read The Full Story at ] Pediatric Symposium in Destin to Feature President-Elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:33:39 CST Dr. Sandra G. Hassink, the president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), has been chosen to give the opening keynote address at the 45th Annual Pediatric Symposium, scheduled for May 23-26 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Fla. Dr. Hassink is a board-certified pediatrician with Nemours/A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and she is a recognized as a national expert in the study and treatment of childhood obesity. She has testified...[Read The Full Story at ] Associate's Brother Gives Life to Four Strangers Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:09:12 CST April is National Donate Life Month. Bryan Herrington is gone, much too soon, but his heart still beats and his healthy lungs, kidneys, liver and pancreas still function to give life to four complete strangers, thanks to his decision to become an organ donor. Bryan, the brother of Cerena Williams with Ascension Information Systems at SHHP, loved life. He made a decision to become an organ donor to ensure that others could benefit from his organs, eyes or tissue if ...[Read The Full Story at ] The Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart to Host 45th Annual Pediatric Symposium in Destin Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:42:35 CST The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart is hosting the 45th Annual Pediatric Symposium May 23 through May 26 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Fla. The Symposium is designed to give primary care providers of children information on the latest developments for diagnosing, treating, and managing the pediatric, adolescent, and young adult patient. Attendees will be provided opportunities to learn from leading experts from across the nation, including: • ...[Read The Full Story at ]