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Florida Surgeon General, Joseph Ladapo, MD, PhD, Recognizes Rockledge Regional Medical Center for Ensuring the Safety of New Moms and Their Babies

September 7, 2022

The Florida Department of Health and the Agency for Health Care Administration Recognized Steward Family Birthplace at Rockledge Regional Medical Center for Low C-Section Rates, Among Lowest in the State Rockledge, Florida (July 14, 2022) – On July 14, 2022, Florida’s Surgeon General, Joseph Ladapo, MD, PhD, recognized Rockledge Regional Medical Center, a Steward Family Hospital, as among the 26 F...

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Employing Data, Steward Health Care Partners with Blue Cross to Eliminate Inequities in Care

August 19, 2022

BOSTON, MA – News Service of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts published a new article today highlighting how Steward Health Care Network is partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to improve care for all patients and tackle health inequities through the use of data. Read the full article HERE. Key excerpts below: Dr. Joseph Weinstein, a cardiologist who is Steward Health Car...

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Rockledge Regional Medical Center is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing high-quality stroke care

July 21, 2022

Rockledge, Florida (June 21, 2022) – Rockledge Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more lives saved and reduced disability. S...

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Cardiac Team at Rockledge Regional Medical Center Performs 100th WATCHMAN Procedure, a Noninvasive Cardiac Treatment to Reduce Risk of Stroke

April 15, 2022

An implantable device for those suffering from non-valvular atrial fibrillation Rockledge, Florida (April 14, 2022) – The electrophysiology team at Rockledge Regional Medical Center, led by Stephen Watts, MD, electrophysiologist, have successfully completed a WATCHMAN implantation on the team’s one hundredth patient! This milestone, achieved last week, began with the team’s first implant in July o...

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Top 5% of Hospitals in the US, Rockledge Regional Medical Center, Achieves Healthgrades 2022 Patient Safety Excellence Award™

March 15, 2022

Rockledge, Florida (March 15, 2022) – Rockledge Regional Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades as a 2022 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ recipient. This distinction places Rockledge Regional Medical Center among the top 5% of all short-term acute care hospitals as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting patients and providers. “For Rockledge Regional Medical Cen...

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Steward Health Care System Names Christopher Dunleavy Chief Financial Officer

October 27, 2021

Dunleavy joins the nation’s largest physician-led system from Brigham Health DALLAS, TX -- Steward Health Care today announced that Christopher Dunleavy, M.B.A, C.P.A., will join the physician-led hospital network as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 25, 2021. Dunleavy joins Steward from Mass General Brigham, where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brigham ...

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Steward Health Care Recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the “Best Hospitals” Issue of U.S. News & World Report

October 18, 2021

ACC acknowledges health systems nationally for their commitment to quality care for heart patients DALLAS, TX – Steward Health Care has been recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report as one of the top health systems in the U.S. for providing top quality care to heart patients in 2021. Steward is one of only 87 health systems nati...

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Physician-Led Steward Health Care, Nation’s Largest Accountable Care Organization, Achieves CMS’ 100% Quality Ranking

September 24, 2021

Amid COVID-19 Headwinds, Steward Generated Millions in Shared Savings for Medicare CMS Awards Steward Second Largest Medicare Savings Payment in Nation DALLAS--Steward Health Care, through its subsidiary Steward National Care Network, ranked first in membership, tied for first in quality, and earned the second highest shared savings payout out of 513 participants in the Center for Medicare and Med...

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Steward Health Care Names Marisela Marrero, M.D., Regional President for South Florida

September 14, 2021

In her concurrent role as President of Hialeah Hospital, Dr. Marrero will now oversee Steward’s five newly acquired South Florida hospitals   Miami, FL – Steward Health Care today announced Marisela Marrero, M.D., will become Steward’s first Regional President for the South Florida Region. Dr. Marrero will oversee the five hospitals Steward acquired from Tenet Healthcare Corporation last month, in...

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Steward Health Care Completes Acquisition of Five South Florida Hospitals Bringing Physician-Led Care To More Communities In The Region - En Español A Continuación

August 2, 2021

Innovator in coordinated, compassionate care, Steward is ready to tackle COVID-19 surge and bring high-quality healthcare to the many diverse communities in South Florida DALLAS, TX (August 2, 2021) – Today, Steward Health Care System, LLC (Steward) successfully completed the acquisition of five hospitals in South Florida from Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) including North Shore Medical ...

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Steward Health Care Appoints Sr. Vimala Vadakumpadan to Board of Directors

July 12, 2021

DALLAS, TX -- Steward Health Care today announced the appointment of Sr. Vimala Vadakumpadan to its Board of Directors. A member of the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation, she has served as Chairperson of the Board of Steward’s Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts since 2005. A native of Kerala, India, Sr. Vimala received a Bachelor of Arts in Management from Bhopal School of Sci...

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Steward Health Care Adds Joe Deschryver As South Regional President

June 21, 2021

DeSchryver – a 20-year industry veteran – to oversee Steward Health Care operations across Texas, Florida, Louisiana, and Arkansas DALLAS (June 21, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest physician-owned and -led healthcare network, has added Joe DeSchryver as Regional President, Steward Health Care, South Region. DeSchryver brings 20 years of experience operating acute care hospitals an...

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Steward Health Care To Acquire Five Hospitals In The Miami-Dade/Southern Broward Area From Tenet Healthcare

June 16, 2021

Acquisition of Tenet hospitals and hospital-affiliated operations will bring greater access to high-quality care in South Florida   DALLAS, TX (June 16, 2021) – Today, Steward Health Care System, LLC (Steward) and Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced that they have signed a definitive agreement regarding the acquisition by Steward of Tenet’s five hospitals and related hospital operat...

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Rockledge Regional Medical Center Administers COVID Vaccination No. 5,000

April 15, 2021

Medical center plays important role in fight against pandemic, reaches milestone with the help of over 100 staff members and volunteers Rockledge, Florida (April 15, 2021) – Rockledge Regional Medical Center began administering the Moderna vaccine against COVID-19 in December, part of the medical community’s battle against the pandemic. Yesterday, the hospital has reached an important milestone: 5...

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STEWARD HEALTH CARE APPOINTS DR. SANJAY SHETTY TO NEWLY CREATED ROLE OF PRESIDENT, STEWARD NORTH AMERICA

March 16, 2021

Founder Dr. Ralph de la Torre becomes Chairman and CEO, Steward North America, and Executive Chairman, Steward International, overseeing strategic business directives and global growth as Shetty assumes day-to-day leadership across Steward’s North America operations. DALLAS (MARCH 16, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest private, physician-owned health care network, today announced Dr...

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Rockledge Regional Medical Center Leads Vaccinations of Brevard County School District Employees

February 26, 2021

Rockledge Regional Medical Center Leads Vaccinations of Brevard County School District Employees Over 300 Teachers, Principals, and Staff under 65 and at high-risk for COVID-19 to receive Vaccine through Rockledge Regional Initiative FEB. 26, ROCKLEDGE, FL – Rockledge Regional Medical Center, a Steward Family Hospital, today announced that it will administer a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to...

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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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Rockledge Regional Medical Center Launches Affordable Care Initiative for Patients Financially Affected by Coronavirus

June 18, 2020

Rockledge Regional reaches out to Brevard County patients struggling financially due to COVID-19 with a program offering affordable, transparent prices and no surprise bills.

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

May 4, 2020

Melbourne, Sebastian and Rockledge Regional Medical Centers to Ensure Safe, Secure Access to Care Amid COVID-19 Pandemic