Florida Hospital New Smyrna Names New Nursing Executive Director

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., October 20, 2017 — Florida Hospital New Smyrna has selected Karen Duncan to serve as executive director of inpatient and emergency department nursing.

In this role, Duncan will be responsible for overseeing the nursing care provided in the 112-bed facility’s inpatient units, including Read more…

Florida Hospital DeLand Hosts Orthopedic Seminar

DELAND, Fla., October 20, 2017 – On Oct. 16, more than 70 community members joined Florida Hospital DeLand as orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Hollmann discussed knee injuries and osteoarthritis.

Over dinner, Hollmann explained that hip and knee replacement are the gold standard for severe osteoarthritis and that cartilage in the knee is not able to regenerate. Read more…

Peripheral Artery Disease Affects the Same Number of Americans As Cancer

PALM COAST, Fla., October 19, 2017 — On Oct. 10, the community joined Florida Hospital Flagler for a physician-led seminar about peripheral artery disease (PAD), the diseases of blood vessels outside of the heart and brain.

Florida Hospital Flagler interventional cardiologist Dr. Amit Nanavati explained that this common circulatory disease causes narrowed arteries to reduce blood flow to the limbs, typically the legs. Untreated PAD can lead to Read more…