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Rockledge Regional Offers COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Therapy

April 22, 2020

Experimental treatment offers hope to patients and staff

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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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VISITOR ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

March 19, 2020

Top news VISITOR ACCESS RESTRICTIONS How Hospitals Are Preparing For A Rush of Coronavirus Patients BACK TO ALL NEWS Visitor Restrictions In Effect Steward Wide To protect our patients, visitors and health care workers we are not allowing visitors at this time.  Visitor exceptions may be made on a limited case-by-case basis. All exceptions must be approved by a hospital administrator. Everyone ...

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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....

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Rockledge Regional Medical Center continues to monitor the national and global situation of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

March 2, 2020

Rockledge Regional Medical Center continues to monitor the national and global situation of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is prepared to support our community and safely care for any ill patient.    At the same time, it is important to remember that we are still in flu season – which is far more prevalent than coronavirus. As such, Public Health officials recommend the following common-s...

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Device at Rockledge Regional provides 3D breast scans with superior patient comfort

November 4, 2019

New technology includes attachment that performs biopsies on seated patients Rockledge, Florida (October 30, 2019) – Rockledge Regional Medical Center is offering patients the next generation of mammogram technology: an intricate, 3D scan that examines tissue like individual pages in a book. The GeniusTM 3D MammographyTM machine is a sophisticated tomography device that has the enhanced ability t...

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Rockledge Regional, Steward Health Care welcome Harry Diaz, MD, longtime family physician

October 23, 2019

Dr. Diaz followed father’s example, entering medical field to provide primary care

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EMS Stewards of the Community Awards

May 23, 2019

Steward Health Care Names Eric Wildenradt, Christopher Chadwick and Joshua Bender Exceptional EMS Providers at  “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards   In the second annual awards ceremony, Steward recognized EMS providers hailing from Brevard County Fire Rescue and Indian River County Fire Rescue   Melbourne, Rockledge and Sebastian- FL (May 23, 2019) – In celebration of National Emergency Medic...

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Rockledge Regional Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center RECOGNIZED WITH NATIONAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN WOUND HEALING

May 16, 2019

          Photo L to R: Wound Care Director, Victor Stanley, Carol Baggett; Cayla Jennings, Alphonse Pecoraro, MD, Chris Beeman, Janice Dean and Wade Fenno.   Rockledge Regional Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center RECOGNIZED WITH NATIONAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN WOUND HEALING Rockledge, FL (May 15, 2019) – Rockledge Regional Medical Center physicians, leaders and clinicians gathered today to celebra...

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Steward Online Booking Makes Access to Primary Care Doctors Easier

April 2, 2019

(Rockledge, FL)  - Doctors’ Day is on Saturday, March 30 and many around the nation will pause to honor the contributions physicians make. While the U.S. is facing a shortage of primary care doctors, Steward Medical Group has introduced online appointment booking to help make the access to primary care as easy as possible for patients. Steward Medical Group has partnered with Tennessee-based InQui...

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Unveiling Ceremony: Rockledge Regional Medical Center Joins Steward Health Care Family

October 25, 2018

**Hospital CEO; Rockledge Mayor Available for Interviews, Photos**

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Chaplain at Rockledge, Melbourne Hospitals Celebrates 60 Years as a Nun

July 31, 2018

Sister Joan Grace to mark Diamond Jubilee with Mass at St. John the Evangelist

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Internal Medicine Specialist Joins Steward Healthcare Network at Rockledge Regional Medical Center

July 6, 2018

Kalpana Gorthi, MD, to welcome guests for ribbon-cutting, open house July 9

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Rockledge Regional Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

June 29, 2018

American Heart Association Award recognizes hospital’s commitment to quality stroke care

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Steward Health Care Names Christopher Baker, Brian Ackerman and Brandon Kahl Exceptional EMS Providers at “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards

May 31, 2018

In annual awards ceremony, Steward recognized EMS providers hailing from Brevard County Fire Rescue, Cocoa Fire Department and Indian River Fire and Rescue

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Rockledge Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcome Cardiovascular/Thoracic Surgeon, José Montalvo, MD

May 21, 2018

Rockledge Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group are pleased to welcome José Montalvo, MD. Dr. Montalvo specializes in adult cardiac and thoracic surgical care, which includes the heart, its valves, the lungs and other organs of the chest.

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Rockledge Regional enhances experience of expectant mothers, babies with ‘hotel-like’ amenities

May 1, 2018

Steward Family Birthplace’s Signature Maternity program includes luxury items such as concierge services, gourmet meals, organic bath products, smart TVs and much more

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Steward Health Care to Host First National "EMS Stewards of the Community" Awards

April 4, 2018

Steward Now Accepting Nominations for Exceptional EMS Providers along the Space Coast including Brevard and Indian River Counties In celebration of National Emergency Medical Service (EMS) week, Steward Health Care System will host its First National “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 23 at the Melbourne Hilton Rialto. Steward, which operates three local hospitals...

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Rockledge Regional Welcomes Endocrinologist into Its Growing Staff of Physicians

March 28, 2018

Interest in science, health prompted Arturo Castro, MD, to choose healthcare at early age Arturo Castro, MD, has recently joined the team of physicians with privileges at Rockledge Regional Medical Center. Dr. Castro specializes in endocrinology, treating patients with diabetes, thyroid disorders and other conditions. After graduating medical school at the University of San Marcos in Lima, Peru, D...