Sacred Heart Health System News Feed Get the latest news and events information from Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:53:49 CST Sacred Heart Autism Center Hosts ABCs of ABA Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:30:09 CST The Autism Center of The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart will host a seminar called ''The ABCs of ABA'' on Saturday, April 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. This free class is designed to help parents of children with autism learn more about Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), how this therapy can benefit your child and what to look for when choosing an ABA-based autism center for your child's care. Instructors will provide tips for parenting an autistic child, such as how to handle...[Read The Full Story at ] Region's First Kidney Transplant Performed at Sacred Heart Hospital Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:05:46 CST PENSACOLA, Fla. — A University of Florida Health transplant surgeon has performed Northwest Florida's first kidney transplant as part of a collaboration between the Gainesville-based health system and Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola. Sacred Heart is a member of Ascension, the country's largest nonprofit health system. On Feb. 2, Renwick Avant, 47, of Pensacola, received a new kidney at the hands of UF Health's Rick Stevens, M.D., and Sacred Heart vascular surgeon Christoph...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola Hosts Heart Healthy Seminar Tue, 07 Mar 2017 09:27:47 CST Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola is hosting an evening with the heart experts on Tuesday, March 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the Greenhut Auditorium. Speakers will talk about the advancements in treating heart valve disease and the importance of keeping your heart healthy through proper screenings. The experienced heart panel includes: • Charles Wyatt, MD Cardiovascular Surgeon *Heart Surgery without a Chest Incision -- Your Treatment Options for Heart Valve Disease • James Williams,...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart Remembers Children's Hospital Founder Tue, 07 Mar 2017 11:28:04 CST Pensacola, Fla. -- Dr. Edward Westmark, one of the founding physicians of The Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017. The leaders and staff of Sacred Heart Health System are forever grateful for the contributions Dr. Westmark made to The Children's Hospital and to the families of Northwest Florida. ''Our thoughts and prayers are with the Westmark family,'' said Susan Davis, president and CEO of Sacred Heart Health System. ''Dr. Westmark has left an ast...[Read The Full Story at ] Inherited Risks Fri, 03 Mar 2017 12:00:02 CST The color of your eyes and hair, your height and personality traits -- you inherit many qualities from your parents but their health conditions don't have to be on the list. Dr. Ann Payne-Johnson, a family practice physician at Sacred Heart Hospital, says many chronic medical conditions including cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and depression can be considered genetic diseases because they run in families. When you go to a medical appointment, your doctor may ask you to fill o...[Read The Full Story at ] Free Class - 'Spring into Speech: Early-Language Development' Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:39:45 CST The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart will host a free seminar called ''Spring into Speech: Early-Language Development'' on Thursday, April 20 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Greenhut Auditorium at Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola. Parents, expectant parents, educators, clinical professionals, pediatricians and specialists are welcome to attend as Sacred Heart's pediatric speech-language pathologists address development for children ranging from birth to three years of age, inclu...[Read The Full Story at ]