Sacred Heart Health System News Feed Get the latest news and events information from Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:20:23 CST Sacred Heart to Provide Free Health Screenings in August 2016 for Poor, Uninsured Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:35:00 CST During August, Sacred Heart Health System will provide free heart-health and osteoporosis screenings at locations in Pensacola and Navarre for adults who are poor, elderly or uninsured. Four locations will provide heart-health screenings; one location will be dedicated to osteoporosis screenings. Heart-health screenings will measure blood pressure, blood sugar and total cholesterol, and can detect anemia. The screenings are helpful in diagnosing conditions that put people at high risk for...[Read The Full Story at ] Sacred Heart selected to participate in new national initiative to prevent heart attacks and strokes Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:00:20 CST Sacred Heart Medical Group has been selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in a new program called the Million Hearts® Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model, part of a nationwide initiative to prevent one-million heart attacks and strokes by 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. Currently, healthcare practitioners are paid...[Read The Full Story at ] NICU to Benefit from Preemie Cup Events in August Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:44:46 CST Attention fishing fans, sailing enthusiasts, stand-up paddleboarders and landlubbers! The Preemie Cup Regatta events will be held in August to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart. This year there's something new -- a fishing tournament. Following is the schedule of activities and information on how to register: Thursday, Aug. 25 Pre-Party & Silent Auction, 6 to 9 p.m. at The Lee House (with catering by The Fish House)....[Read The Full Story at ] Neurologist Joins Sacred Heart Medical Group Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:14:52 CST Dr. Amy Katherine Sullivan, a board-certified neurologist with advanced training in the treatment of headaches, has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group and will practice at Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola. Dr. Sullivan graduated with her medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. She completed her PhD in the biological and biomedical sciences at Emory University. She received her internship and residency training in Neurology through the Mayo Clinic in Rochester...[Read The Full Story at ] Back-to-School Health Fair to Offer Screenings, Immunizations, School Physicals, Education Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:17:29 CST Local children are invited to join The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart for a Back-to-School Health Fair on Saturday, July 30 from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will include: • Free school-entry physicals for kindergarten through twelfth grade and first-time Florida students • Free school immunizations (while vaccines last) • Free health screenings, including asthma, lung function and dental health screenings Refreshments, face painting, character gree...[Read The Full Story at ] Veteran Receives Life-saving Care at Sacred Heart Hospital Tue, 12 Jul 2016 18:01:14 CST Heart disease has brought Danny Kennedy much suffering in his 55 years of living. His older brother, his twin brother and his mother all died of heart-related conditions. Like them, Danny also struggles with heart problems. He has been on a heart transplant list and has undergone a triple coronary bypass. A catheter ablation procedure successfully reset his irregular heartbeat, and 11 stents help keep blood flowing through his arteries. For Danny, Sudden Cardiac Death Syndrome is a possibi...[Read The Full Story at ]