Sacred Heart Health System News Feed Get the latest news and events information from Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Fri, 6 May 2016 17:37:39 CST Sacred Heart Hospital Earns Distinction in Hip and Knee Surgery Thu, 05 May 2016 08:33:34 CST PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 5, 2016) -- Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola has been selected by Florida Blue as a Blue Distinction Center+ for knee and hip replacement surgery, part of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association's Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. The 566-bed hospital and its Joint Replacement Center are part of Sacred Heart Health System and a member of Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic and non-profit health system. ''We are proud to achieve this recognition because...[Read The Full Story at ] Chief Strategy Officer Named for Sacred Heart Health System Wed, 04 May 2016 17:18:17 CST Sacred Heart Health System announces the appointment of Roger Poitras as its Chief Strategy Officer for the Gulf Coast. In this new role, Poitras will further the Health System's efforts to provide high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care through pursuing advantageous partnerships and formulating growth strategies. In his most recent role of president of the Sacred Heart Medical Group, Poitras' leadership has brought about improved patient access to healthcare, strengthened physician lead...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart to Rename New Children's Hospital Tue, 03 May 2016 18:03:44 CST Sacred Heart Health System, a member of Ascension, the nation's largest non-profit and Catholic health system, hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking today for its new four-story children's hospital, which will be named The Studer Family Children's Hospital in honor of Quint and Rishy Studer. Widely known and respected within the healthcare field as founder of the Studer Group, Quint Studer is a consultant who has worked with 900 hospitals over his 29-year career. Quint and his wife, Rishy, have be...[Read The Full Story at ] Veterans Can Receive Care from Sacred Heart through Veterans Choice Wed, 23 Mar 2016 17:17:40 CST PENSACOLA, Fla. (March 23, 2016) — Sacred Heart Health System has announced a partnership to provide care through the Veterans Choice Program, giving veterans the choice to receive care at Sacred Heart locations throughout the region. As part of Ascension, the nation's largest nonprofit healthcare system and the world's largest Catholic health system, Sacred Heart joins Ascension facilities in 23 other states and the District of Columbia in sustaining and improving the health of individu...[Read The Full Story at ] Pediatrician Joins Sacred Heart Medical Group in Fort Walton Beach Mon, 02 May 2016 09:45:09 CST Pediatrician Nam Nguyen, MD has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group's regional network of healthcare providers and will be based in Fort Walton Beach. Dr. Nam Nguyen graduated with his bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences from the University of South Alabama, and he received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Roseau, Dominica. Dr. Nguyen completed his residency training in pediatrics through the Florida State University College of Medicine at Sacred Heart Hospital...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola Hosts Regional Stroke Seminar Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:03:33 CST Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola is hosting a regional stroke awareness night on Tuesday, May 3 in the Greenhut Auditorium. May is stroke awareness month across the country. Free, non-fasting cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure screenings will begin at 5 p.m. The Sacred Heart Regional Stroke Center will also be at the seminar offering stroke risk assessments. A complimentary dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m. and the seminar will start at 6:15 p.m. Speakers will talk about the advancements...[Read The Full Story at ]