Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute
Aimee Bennett, Marketing & Public Relations
(727) 521-5265 or Aimee.Bennett@hcahealthcare.com
December 30, 2010
The Tampa Bay Heart Institute at Northside Hospital announced today that it will be acquiring The Heart and Vascular Institute of Florida South (HVIF) as part of the hospital’s long-term vision of becoming the leader in cardiovascular services in the Tampa Bay area.
December 21, 2010
Northside Hospital’s Harmonica Club will be performing their annual holiday concert on Tuesday, December 21, at 12:00 p.m. noon.
December 01, 2010
Northside Hospital receives full re-accreditation with PCI from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), an international organization dedicated to eliminating heart disease as the number one cause of death worldwide.
November 15, 2010
HCA and USF Health announced today that they are forming a statewide trauma network dedicated to improving access to quality trauma care and services in Florida.
November 10, 2010
Northside Hospital recently performed its first cardiac interventional procedure using the Impella 2.5 heart pump developed by Abiomed.
September 20, 2010
Northside Hospital has been recognized for achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program.
Northside Hospital Offering Calcium Scoring for Heart Attack Prevention, Becomes National Center of Excellence
June 01, 2010
Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute now offers calcium scoring tests as a part of the SHAPE/Heart Health Certified Center of Excellence heart attack prevention and early detection program. These tests are used in an effort to reduce heart attacks and sudden cardiac death.
May 25, 2010
Northside Hospital celebrated the opening its new Neurointerventional Suite May 25th from 4pm – 6pm.
May 11, 2010
On May 5, Northside Hospital made a special delivery to the teachers at Blanton Elementary School. The hospital provided the teachers at the school with tote bags, filled with supplies such as sticky notes, highlighters, notebooks, hand sanitizer, and tissues.
April 19, 2010
April 19, 2010 – St. Petersburg, FL– Northside Hospital is celebrating National Volunteer Week by honoring its dedicated volunteers with an appreciation lunch. The lunch is an annual celebration that pays tribute to the yearlong hard work and time donated by the hospital’s volunteers.
March 31, 2010
March 31, 2010 – St. Petersburg, FL– Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2009 Frist Humanitarian Award. This annual award pays tribute to a staff member, volunteer and physician at each HCA hospital facility. This is the highest honor offered by HCA to these three roles, and is based upon excellence in both the daily hospital setting as well as in the community.
March 11, 2010
St. Petersburg, FL -- (March 11, 2010) – Northside Hospital now offers carotid artery stenting (CAS) to our community through its Neuroscience Institute. CAS is performed as a minimally invasive alternative to the surgical removal of plaque in the walls of the carotid artery (carotid endarterectomy). This procedure can restore blood flow to the brain and prevent stroke. Carotid stenting is particularly important for patients with other serious conditions that may prevent them from having more traditional surgery.
March 11, 2010
Palm Harbor, FL – (March 11, 2010) - HCA West Florida Division today announced a new partnership with Healthagen® to promote its 15 hospitals on the iTriage® mobile marketing solution for all iPhone® and Android™ smartphone users, as well as for all Internet-enabled devices at www.iTriageHealth.com. Residents throughout the West and Central Florida region will now have immediate access to average ER Wait Times from all HCA West Florida Division hospitals on their mobile devices and computers.
February 19, 2010
St. Petersburg, FL -- (February 19, 2010) – Steve Minor, M.D., an interventional cardiologist with Heart & Vascular Institute of Florida is now credentialed to perform PFO and atrial septum defect (ASD) closures at Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute. The first PFO closure was completed successfully on February 17, 2010.