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Sebastian River Medical Center Offering Hope for the Treatment of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

February 22, 2021

(Sebastian, FL, February 22, 2021) – Sebastian River Medical Center is offering the latest treatment for those at risk for sudden cardiac arrest.  The EMBLEM™ Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) System is the first and only subcutaneous (beneath the skin) implantable defibrillator providing protection for a broad range of patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, while also providing ...

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Sebastian River Medical Center Offering Patients a New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution

February 5, 2021

(Sebastian, FL, February 8, 2021) – Sebastian River Medical Center is now offering a new, miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). The Abbott CardioMEMS™ HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been clinically proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure. Heart failure ...

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Sebastian River Medical Center’s Newest Technology Offers Patients Hope in the Fight Against Lung Cancer

January 12, 2021

Sebastian River Medical Center’s Newest Technology Offers Patients Hope in the Fight Against Lung Cancer  (Sebastian, FL, January 12, 2021) – Sebastian River Medical Center physicians are utilizing Veran’s SPiN Thoracic Navigation System to assist in diagnosing lung cancer in its earliest stages by reaching lesions in the lungs that were, in the past, difficult to reach with traditional technology...

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Keeping Joy During These Challenging Times

December 3, 2020

Holiday Blues 2020 Keeping Joy During These Challenging Times  (Sebastian, FL, December 7, 2020) - There is no doubt that the holidays can be stressful, especially this holiday season.  The way we live our lives has changed and it is affecting the holidays in dramatic ways.  For the first time in our lives, we may be limited as to whom we can spend our holidays with, and our yearly anticipated soc...

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Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Use Groundbreaking Technology for Joint Replacement Surgery

October 22, 2020

Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Use Groundbreaking Technology for Joint Replacement Surgery (Sebastian, FL, October 27, 2020) – Orthopedic surgeons routinely use pre-operative, 3-dimensional CT scans, coupled with computer augmented surgical navigation and implant design, to facilitate the best possible implant and surgical techniques to meet patient needs...

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Welcome Robert Watine, MD, Internal Medicine

October 13, 2020

Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Robert Watine, MD, Internal Medicine   Dr. Watine has joined Barefoot Bay Internal Medicine (Barefoot Bay, FL) – Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome Dr. Watine to Barefoot Bay Internal Medicine in Barefoot Bay, Florida. Dr. Watine is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicin...

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Sebastian River Medical Center Hosting a Clinical Career Fair  

October 13, 2020

Sebastian River Medical Center Hosting a Clinical Career Fair     (Sebastian, FL) – Sebastian River Medical Center is hosting a clinical career fair on Thursday, October 22nd from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Education Classroom at 7925 Bay Street, Sebastian.  Hiring managers will be interviewing for all levels of clinical staff for all areas and shifts.  Interviews will take place for registered n...

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Sebastian River Medical Center Clinical Career Fair

October 13, 2020

Sebastian River Medical Center Hosting a Clinical Career Fair     (Sebastian, FL) – Sebastian River Medical Center is hosting a clinical career fair on Thursday, October 22nd from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Education Classroom at 7925 Bay Street, Sebastian.  Hiring managers will be interviewing for all levels of clinical staff for all areas and shifts.  Interviews will take place for registered n...

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Steward Health Care Encourages Communities to Help Protect Against Seasonal Influenza by Getting a Flu Shot

October 1, 2020

During the continued COVID-19 pandemic, protecting yourself and your loved ones from the seasonal flu will be more important than ever. With the health and safety of our communities as our top priority, Steward Health Care is encouraging all residents who are eligible to receive a flu vaccination this fall. “Given the uncertainty of COVID-19 this fall, we want to encourage our communities to take ...

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Sebastian River Medical Center Staff Give James and Cheryl Petzing a 50th Wedding Anniversary They Will Never Forget

August 11, 2020

Contact: Patricia Montgomery Marketing Director Sebastian River Medical Center 772-589-3186 [email protected]  A Day to Always Love, Honor and Cherish Sebastian River Medical Center Staff Give James and Cheryl Petzing a 50th Wedding Anniversary They Will Never Forget   (Sebastian, FL, August 10, 2020) - An intimate lunch setting for two in a private dining area with Michael Bublé’s v...

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Sebastian River Medical Center Offers the Latest in Surgical Advances

August 4, 2020

Contact: Patricia Montgomery Marketing Director Sebastian River Medical Center 772-589-3186 [email protected]   Sebastian River Medical Center Offers the Latest in Surgical Advances New Operating Rooms and New Technology (Sebastian, FL July 31, 2020) – Sebastian River Medical Center’s new operating rooms offer the latest in surgical technology with ultra-high definition monitors enha...

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Sebastian River Medical Center Utilizes Leading-Edge Disinfection Technology

August 1, 2020

Contact: Patricia Montgomery Marketing Director Sebastian River Medical Center 772-589-3186 [email protected]   Sebastian River Medical Center Utilizes Leading-Edge Disinfection Technology (Sebastian, FL, July 31, 2020) – Patient safety, especially during these uncertain times, is critical in the effective delivery of quality healthcare.  Sebastian River Medical Center wants patients...

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Sebastian River Medical Center’s 90,000 Square Foot Addition Opens to Meet the Healthcare Needs of The Treasure Coast

July 8, 2020

Sebastian River Medical Center’s 90,000 Square Foot Addition Opens to Meet the Healthcare Needs of The Treasure Coast (Sebastian, FL, July 8, 2020) - Sebastian River Medical Center, a Steward family hospital, has completed its 90,000 square foot expansion project bringing together state-of-the-art technology, increased safety and features enhancing the patient care experience.  “At Sebastian River...

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Steward Medical Group Now Offering COVID-19 Virus Antibody Testing

May 20, 2020

Blood test will identify if an individual has had a past COVID-19 infection (WATERTOWN, MA- May 21st, 2020) – For individuals wondering if they had the COVID-19 virus but did not know it at the time, the answer to that question is a simple blood test away. Steward Medical Group primary care offices, in partnership with onsite laboratories, are now offering antibody tests that can determine if a pe...

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Alarming Trends in Emergency Care: Physicians Urge People to Seek Emergency Care When Needed

May 12, 2020

Alarming Trends in Emergency Care Physicians Urge People to Seek Emergency Care When Needed (Sebastian, FL May 11, 2020) There is an alarming trend in hospitals nation-wide. Emergency room visits are down in hospitals across the country and fear is playing a big role in the decision to go or not go to the emergency room. Individuals that may be suffering symptoms of a heart attack, stroke, falls a...

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Melbourne, Sebastian and Rockledge Regional Medical Centers to Resume Elective Procedures and Surgeries for Brevard and Indian River Counties

May 4, 2020

Melbourne/Sebastian/Rockledge – Melbourne, Sebastian and Rockledge Regional Medical Centers, Steward Family hospitals, today announced they will resume offering elective health care procedures previously delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. As part of its “Safe & Ready” program, the medical centers are taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive high-quality, compa...

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Don't Delay Necessary Medical Care

April 27, 2020

Don't Delay Necessary Medical Care Steward Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center Urges Community to Seek Necessary Medical Care   (Sebastian, Florida, April 20, 2020) - Our communities are currently finding themselves in unique circumstances.  Normal day-to-day activities have changed dramatically, including the ways in which we interact with our physicians and local hospitals.  Many individuals a...

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Steward Medical Group Launches Telehealth to Expand Access to Care for Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

April 2, 2020

Virtual Visits Designed to Mitigate the Spread of the Disease, Ease Concerns of Going to the Doctor’s Office

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Steward Medical Group is offering telehealth video visits in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 26, 2020

Steward Medical Group is offering telehealth video visits in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Patents can continue to receive the medical care they need without going to the doctor’s office. All you need is a smartphone, desktop, or laptop equipped with a web camera. Call your doctor’s office today if you need an appointment.  Telehealth appointments are available for primary care and inter...

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How Hospitals Are Preparing For A Rush of Coronavirus Patients

March 18, 2020

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Dr. Joseph Weinstein, chief medical officer of Steward Health Care (@Steward), which has 35 hospitals in nine states, about moving towards dedicating one hospital in Boston as coronavirus-only treatment. This segment aired on March 18, 2020....