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Indian River Medical Center Earns ACR Ultrasound Accreditation

Vero Beach, FLA (May 22, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Ultrasound imaging, also known as sonography, uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of internal body parts to help providers diagnose […]

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Indian River Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Vero Beach, FLA (May 4, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the […]

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CEO Search and Transition Committee Findings

Vero Beach, FLA (April 27, 2017) — The CEO Search and Transition Committee, charged with identifying a new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Indian River Medical Center (IRMC), decided to slow down the search as recommended by the Executive Search Firm, Spencer Stuart.  On a parallel track, the Indian River County Hospital District’s […]

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IRMC Welcomes Mary Carter as Director of Clinical Research

Vero Beach, FLA (April 19, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) announced the addition of Mary Carter, Ph.D., as the Director of Clinical Research. Dr. Carter has over 15 years of experience in managing clinical research, working with pharmaceutical and medical device companies, the National Institute of Health (NIH) and academic researchers. Her experience […]

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IRMC Welcomes Linda Walton as Chief Nursing Officer

Vero Beach, FLA (April 14, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) welcomes Linda Walton, MSN, RN, CENP, as the new Chief Nursing Officer. In this role, she will oversee the development and implementation of clinical improvement processes, partner with key stakeholders to develop interdisciplinary teams and mentor nurse leaders within IRMC’s nursing staff. “We […]

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Indian River Medical Center Earns “A” in Patient Safety in Spring 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score

Vero Beach, FLA (April 12, 2017)—Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) earned an “A” in patient safety—the top grade in the latest Leapfrog Hospital Safety study. This study rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient […]

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Indian River Medical Center Earns ACR Accreditation

Vero Beach, FLA (April 10, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) has been awarded a three-year accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent evaluation by the American College of Radiology (ACR). A MRI scan is a common, noninvasive imaging test that uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves […]

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IRMC Welcomes Medical Hematologist Oncologist Suzanne Kirby, M.D. to the Scully-Welsh Cancer Center

Vero Beach, FLA (March 10, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) welcomes Medical Hematologist Oncologist Suzanne Kirby, M.D., Ph.D., to its multi-specialty group of physicians. Dr. Kirby earned her Doctor of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC. She earned her Ph.D. in the Department of Pathology at UNC-CH and […]

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IRMC Offers the Innovative UroLift® System to Treat Enlarged Prostate

Vero Beach, FLA (Feb. 27, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) is proud to announce that the UroLift® System is now available with Marc Rose, M.D. UroLift is the first permanent implant to treat symptoms due to urinary outflow obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men 50 years of age or older. […]

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IRMC Welcomes Cardiothoracic Surgeon John C. Brock, M.D.

Vero Beach, FLA (Feb. 24, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) welcomes board-certified Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon John C. Brock, M.D. to its multi-specialty group of physicians.  Dr. Brock attended medical school at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL and completed his internship, residency and cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine […]

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IRMC Laboratory Receives Accreditation From College of American Pathologists

Vero Beach, FLA (February 22, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) announced today that the hospital’s main laboratory was awarded accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP Accreditation Committee gave IRMC this accreditation based on results of recent on-site inspections. IRMC’s laboratory medical director, Kali Freeman, MD, was advised of this […]

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IRMC Welcomes New Physicians to Medical Staff

Vero Beach, FLA (February 14, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) welcomes three new physicians to its medical staff. IRMC’s credentialing process promotes patient safety through a comprehensive review of the applicant’s education, training and experience to ensure clinical competence for the requested privileges. The physicians and their specialties are: Arthur Kalman, D.O. – […]

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IRMC Welcomes Medical Oncologist Patrick Judson, M.D. to the Scully-Welsh Cancer Center

Vero Beach, FLA (February 1, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) welcomes board-certified Medical Oncologist Patrick Judson, M.D., to its multi-specialty group of physicians. Dr. Judson received his baccalaureate and medical degrees from George Washington University in Washington, DC. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Tripler Army Medical Center in […]

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Jeffrey L. Susi Announces Retirement

Vero Beach, FLA (JANUARY 26, 2017) — In his 19th year as CEO Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) CEO Jeffrey L. Susi, FACHE, announced to the Medical Center’s board of directors his intention to retire no later than the end of 2017. “I have really enjoyed my time at IRMC and am extremely proud of […]

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IRMC Welcomes Neurologist Xabier Beristain, MD

Vero Beach, FLA (Jan. 17, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) welcomes board-certified Neurologist Xabier Beristain, MD, to its multi-specialty group of physicians.  Dr. Beristain is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as well as the American Board of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Beristain attended medical school and completed his internship […]

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Service Ambassadors to Enhance IRMC Visitor Experience

Vero Beach, FLA (Dec. 6, 2016) — “Service Ambassadors” will now greet visitors to Indian River Medical Center’s (IRMC) visitor entrance as well as the Emergency Department, Patient Pavilion and Outpatient Surgery Entrance as a way of elevating customer service and boosting security measures. As of Dec. 6, all visitors to the hospital will be […]

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Welcome the Holidays at IRMC’s 26th Annual Celebration of Lights

Vero Beach, FLA (Nov. 22, 2016) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) invites the community to its 26th anniversary of the Florence Booms Celebration of Lights Ceremony, Thursday, Dec. 8, at 6 pm outside IRMC’s visitors’ entrance. Following the ceremony, refreshments will be provided in the Ambulatory Services Center lobby. Please join Reverend Robert Bremer […]

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IRMC Heart Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Vero Beach, FLA (Nov. 14, 2016) — Indian River Medical Center’s heart program will celebrate its 10th anniversary serving Indian River County residents with a free community event in the Patient Pavilion from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sunday, November 20.  IRMC will offer tours of the Heart Center’s new state-of-the-art electrophysiology lab and will […]

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Maria Puras, RN, Takes on Role as IRMC Joint Program Coordinator

Vero Beach, FLA (Nov. 8, 2016) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) is proud to welcome Maria Puras, RN, to her new role as Joint Replacement Program Coordinator. Puras is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the care continuum for total joint replacement patients and is the coordinator of our weekly Joint Camp. “I […]

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Hospital Hosts 28th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Vero Beach, FLA (Nov. 2, 2016) – Indian River Medical Center will host its 28th annual Thanksgiving Dinner for the community. A traditional Thanksgiving turkey-and-trimmings meal will be served between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, in the hospital’s 37th Street Café. The menu includes roast turkey with […]

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Dr. William Stanton Joins Indian River Medical Center

Vero Beach, FLA (October 31, 2016) — Dr. William Stanton has joined the medical staff at Indian River Medical Center (IRMC). Dr. Stanton is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon with more than two decades of experience in orthopedic surgery. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the […]

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IRMC CEO Joins Florida Hospital Association Board of Trustees

Vero Beach, FLA (Oct. 25, 2016) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) President/CEO Jeffrey L. Susi, FACHE, is one of seven newly-elected trustees recently installed to the Florida Hospital Association (FHA) Board of Trustees. The FHA Board, which held its annual meeting in Orlando last week where the installation took place, will lead hospital patient […]

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IRMC Appoints Dr. Katherine Grichnik as Chief Quality Officer

Vero Beach, FLA (Oct. 24, 2016) — It is with great pleasure that IRMC announces the appointment of  Katherine Grichnik, MD, MS, FASE, as IRMC’s Chief Quality Officer; she joined IRMC in September 2016. Dr. Grichnik received her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College and her medical degree from Tufts University. She completed her internship at […]

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Alan Rosenbaum, MD Joins Indian River Medical Center

Vero Beach, FLA (Oct. 17, 2016) — Dr. Alan M. Rosenbaum has joined the medical staff at Indian River Medical Center. Dr. Rosenbaum is certified as a Diplomat in Cardiovascular Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine.  He is a noninvasive cardiologist with special interest in preventive cardiology and diagnostic imaging and is a member […]

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Partners in Women’s Health Maintains Ultrasound Practice Accreditation

Vero Beach, FLA (Oct. 12, 2016) — Indian River Medical Center’s Partners in Women’s Health is proud to again be awarded ultrasound practice accreditation in the area of Obstetrics by The Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. Partners achieved this recognition by meeting rigorous voluntary guidelines set by the diagnostic […]

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IRMC Prepares for Hurricane Matthew

Vero Beach, FLA (Oct. 5, 2016) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) management and staff is working closely with the Indian River County Emergency Services Department and other agencies and healthcare providers to address the health needs of the community during and after Hurricane Matthew. A hospital incident command center is activated when an approaching hurricane […]

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Post Chapel at IRMC Celebrates 20 Years

Vero Beach, FLA (Oct. 3, 2016) — The Post Chapel at Indian River Medical Center celebrates 20-years of serving the community. The occasion will be marked at the chapel’s regular monthly prayer service on Oct. 25 at 11:30 am. For the past two decades, the intimate 546-square-foot sanctuary, located at the medical center’s main entrance, has […]

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IRMC is the First in Florida to Use MediGuide™ Technology During Cardiac Procedures

Vero Beach, FLA (Sept. 20, 2016) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) announces it is the first facility in Florida to use a new medical technology in cardiac procedures, similar to a global positioning system (GPS), that reduces radiation exposure in patients. The MediGuide™ Technology, developed by St. Jude Medical, Inc., allows physicians to see the […]

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Dr. Beatrice Memet joins Medical Staff at Indian River Medical Center

Vero Beach, FLA (Sept. 6, 2016) — Dr. Beatrice Lusiana Memet has joined the medical staff at Indian River Medical Center. Dr. Memet is board certified in rheumatology and internal medicine, and is a certified clinical densitometrist. Dr. Memet received her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania. She completed […]

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IRMC Earns 5-Star Rating for Value to Community

Vero Beach, FLA (Aug. 23, 2016) — Indian River Medical Center is one of only nine hospitals in Florida, and the only Treasure Coast hospital, to earn 5-star recognition this year from Cleverley and Associates. Cleverley and Associates, a national, independent hospital review organization, has once again named IRMC one of its “Community Value Five-Star […]

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Indian River Medical Center Earns ACR Ultrasound Accreditation

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Indian River Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

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CEO Search and Transition Committee Findings

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Monthly Prayer Service

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