Sacred Heart Health System News Feed Get the latest news and events information from Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:09:38 CST Sacred Heart Breaks Ground on Gulf Breeze Pediatric Care Center Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:26:31 CST GULF BREEZE, Fla. -- Sacred Heart Health System broke ground today on a new 8,000 square-foot pediatric facility located at the corner of Gulf Breeze Parkway and Daniel Street, across the road from Panera Bread in Gulf Breeze. The facility is expected to open in 2017. Sacred Heart Health System is a member of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. The facility will bring the following new pediatric services to the Gulf...[Read The Full Story at ] Living Well: When Should You get a Mammogram? Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:02:23 CST About one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Approximately 85% of those diagnoses occur in women with no family history of breast cancer. The cancer is caused by genetic mutations as a result of the aging process, which makes mammogram screenings imperative to catching cancer early. The question is, at what age should you start getting screened? And how often do you need to be checked? There have been conflicting recommendations in recent...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart Medical Group Selects New President Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:27:46 CST PENSACOLA, Fla. (Aug. 17, 2016)-- Sacred Heart Health System, Providence Health System, and Ascension have named Bob Murphy as the new president of the Sacred Heart/Providence Medical Group. Both Sacred Heart Health System based in Pensacola and Providence Health System in Mobile, Ala., are part of Ascension, the nation's largest non-profit health system and the world's largest Catholic health system. Murphy will lead the region's largest network of physicians, nurse practitioners and ot...[Read The Full Story at ] Living Well: Preventing Diabetes with Self-Management Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:06:27 CST One in three American adults has prediabetes. This means they have higher-than-normal blood sugar levels, but not high enough to be considered full-blown diabetes. Studies have shown that if you're diagnosed with prediabetes, and do not make any changes in your lifestyle, there's a good chance you'll develop type 2 diabetes within five years. The good news is, lifestyle change interventions that target diet and increased physical activity can delay or prevent type 2 diabetes. A recent s...[Read The Full Story at ] Living Well: 4 Signs You Might Need a Knee Replacement Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:09:29 CST The decision to have knee replacement surgery is not something that should be taken lightly. Although knee replacement is a routine surgery performed on thousands of people worldwide each year, it is still a serious decision that should be discussed with an orthopedic surgeon. If other options haven't helped your joint pain, here are some of the signs you might benefit from knee replacement surgery. 1. The pain is causing sleeplessness. ''If you experience knee pain or stiffness that ke...[Read The Full Story at ] Hand Surgeon Joins Sacred Heart Medical Group in Pensacola Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:32:25 CST Dr. David Fiedler, a hand and upper extremity surgeon, has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group and the practice of Dr. Raymond Noellert in Pensacola. Dr. Fiedler specializes in hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder surgery. He has special medical interests in upper extremity trauma care and soft tissue reconstruction including microsurgery. He also specializes in hand and wrist fractures, arthritis, nerve compressions, tendonitis, nerve injuries, and tendon injuries. Dr. Fiedler earned his medi...[Read The Full Story at ]