Sacred Heart Health System News Feed Get the latest news and events information from Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:55:53 CST Wanted: OR Professionals to Join the Sacred Heart Team Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:38:04 CST Sacred Heart Health System will conduct an Operating Room (OR) Virtual Hiring Event on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (CST). Interview on the spot from the comfort of your car, desk or living room. It is this easy…. Simply register at Hospitals that are part of Sacred Heart Health System include Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast in Destin and Sacred...[Read The Full Story at ] Parents' Christmas Wish List: Toys That Kindle Creativity Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:52:22 CST Pensacola, Fla. -- It's every parent's nightmare: not being able to cross off the must-have toy from their child's Christmas list. Fortunately, the toys that kindle creativity and kick-start imagination are often overlooked and sitting on store shelves. With local leaders such as the Studer Community Institute advocating to make Pensacola ''America's First Early Learning City,'' Christmas shopping this year takes on newfound importance. Research has shown that how children spend their time...[Read The Full Story at ] Christmas Toy Drive to Benefit Sick and Injured Children in Hospital Over Holidays Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:42:11 CST To help sick and injured children who must spend their Christmas holiday in the hospital, The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart has launched a Christmas Toy Drive, seeking donations of toys for the hospital's patients, playrooms and child life program. For infection control and safety reasons, items must be new, and toys must be washable (plastic or wood). Please no toys with violent themes. Please visit The Children's Hospital "Wish List" to view our items of gre...[Read The Full Story at ] Therapy Dog Joins Children's Hospital Team Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:51:23 CST Sick and injured children now have the comfort of a furry friend during visits to The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart. A two-year-old female golden retriever named Sprout has recently joined The Children's Hospital team as a fully trained and certified facility dog. Sprout comes to Pensacola from Canine Assistants, a non-profit organization based in Milton, Georgia, that trains and provides service dogs for children and adults with physical disabilities or other special n...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart Offers New Procedure for Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease Mon, 04 Dec 2017 18:34:08 CST Minimally Invasive Technology Can Prevent Devastating Strokes PENSACOLA, Fla. (Dec.4, 2017) --Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola is the first hospital in Northwest Florida and Alabama to offer an innovative new treatment for patients at risk for stroke due to blockages in the carotid arteries of the neck. The minimally invasive procedure for carotid artery disease is called TransCarotid Artery Revascularization or TCAR. It utilizes a new FDA-approved system that temporarily reverses blood...[Read The Full Story at ] Sobering Fact: Drinking Increases Risk for Several Cancers Fri, 01 Dec 2017 13:13:49 CST Between family gatherings, Christmas parties, office parties and general celebration, the holidays provide ample opportunity to consume alcohol. However, a warning by the nation's top cancer doctors might make the public rethink their alcohol consumption during the holidays and throughout the year. According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, there's evidence that any type of alcohol use -- whether light, moderate or heavy -- is linked with increasing the risk of several leading...[Read The Full Story at ] Children's Hospital Names Medical Director of Developmental Pediatrics Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:42:30 CST PENSACOLA, Fla. — Dr. Regina Gargus has been named medical director of developmental pediatrics at The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart. In this role, Dr. Gargus will oversee medical care of children at The Children's Hospital's Autism Center and the Western Panhandle Early Steps Program at Sacred Heart, as well as follow-up care for babies who have gone through The Children's Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit. Dr. Gargus comes to Pensacola from Chattanooga, Te...[Read The Full Story at ]