Florida Hospital New Smyrna Recognizes Staff Member

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., July 19, 2018 – Florida Hospital New Smyrna recognized Steven Reece, an exercise specialist in the cardiopulmonary department, with the Starfish Award. This award recognizes employees that are not nurses, but still provide impactful, compassionate patient care.

Reece was nominated by a Dianna Grossholz, Florida Hospital New Smyrna cardiopulmonary and respiratory therapy manager, after he brought cardiopulmonary patients red roses prior to Mother’s Day.

“Steven routinely strives to ensure that everyone is addressed as an individual and deserves care and respect, but today he added his extra flair and these women left with a smile on their faces,” Grossholz wrote in his nomination form. “Some of these patients do not see their children regularly and some will not receive a card for Mother’s Day. He knew who was going to have family visit and who was not. He made each of these amazing women feel cared about and special. Read more…

Florida Hospital Selects Director of Radiation Oncology Operations

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla., July 18, 2018 – Florida Hospital has selected Shawn Zaicek as director of radiation oncology operations. Zaicek will initially serve in this capacity at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City and Florida Hospital DeLand in DeLand. In 2019, the role will expand to include Florida Hospital New Smyrna in New Smyrna Beach.

Radiation oncology is one of the three primary specialties involved in treating cancer; the other two are surgical and medical oncology. Radiation oncology uses high energy beams, or x-rays, to target and kill cancer cells. Read more…

Florida Hospital Home Health Adds Speech Therapy Services

VOLUSIA & FLAGLER COUNTIES, Fla., July 17, 2018 – Florida Hospital Home Health has expanded its services to now offer speech therapy.

Throughout Volusia and Flagler counties, Florida Hospital Home Health offers a wide range of health and social services to recovering, disabled, chronically or terminally ill patients who need medical, nursing, social or therapeutic treatment at home.

Florida Hospital Home Health will now Read more…