Skip to main content

Latest Posts

Four Suitors Selected to Advance to Next Stage of IRMC Partnership Process

Vero Beach, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2017) – Four health systems were selected today to advance to the next stage in the process of choosing a partner for Indian River Medical Center. Adventist Health System, Cleveland Clinic, HCA Healthcare and Orlando Health were chosen to be finalists. The Indian River Medical Center Board of Directors and […]

Read Article

Welcome in the Holidays at the Auxiliary of IRMC’s Florence Booms Celebration of Lights

Vero Beach, FLA (November 15, 2017) — Please join Indian River Medical Center at the 27th anniversary of the Auxiliary’s Florence Booms Celebration of Lights ceremony Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. on the hospital grounds. Please join Chaplain Robert Bremer and Rabbi Michael Birnholz as they welcome the Holiday season.  Highlights include songs of […]

Read Article

IRMC Recognized by American Association of Critical-Care Nurses with Bronze Level Beacon Award for Excellence

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) in Aliso Viejo, California, recently conferred a bronze-level Beacon Award for Excellence on Indian River Medical Center. The Beacon Award for Excellence — a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and healthy work environments — recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and align […]

Read Article

IRMC Welcomes Dermatologist Lilia Correa-Selm, M.D.

Vero Beach, FLA (October 20, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) welcomes board certified internist and dermatologist Lilia Correa-Selm to its multi-specialty group of physicians. Dr. Correa-Selm brings to the institution many assets as her training has been a very diverse one.  She was the Chief Resident during her dermatology residency at Rutgers-Robert Wood […]

Read Article

Karen Davis Named Interim CEO of Indian River Medical Center

Vero Beach, FLA (November 2, 2017) — Karen Davis, a Senior Director of Alvarez and Marsal, a national leader in healthcare consulting, was selected today to be Interim President and CEO of Indian River Medical Center by the IRMC Board of Directors. Davis will take the helm of IRMC from Jeffrey Susi, who is retiring […]

Read Article

Buggy Bunch, Junior League Help Provide Memory Boxes to Families Who Have Lost Children

This article originally appeared on TCPalm.com. Click here to read the original article. With national statistics showing one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage and others in stillbirth, members of the nonprofit The Buggy Bunch wanted to help families dealing with the loss of their children. With help from the Junior League of Indian River County, […]

Read Article

Las Vegas Shooting Victims Memorialized at Indian River Medical Center Chapel

This article originally appeared on TCPalm.com. Click here to read the original article. They prayed for the injured and dead in Las Vegas. They prayed for their loved ones. They prayed for doctors and nurses, police and military, firefighters and emergency responders. The gathering of about 15 people in Indian River Medical Center’s chapel even prayed Thursday for Stephen Paddock, 64, the man […]

Read Article

Cap Used During Chemotherapy at Scully-Welsh Cancer Center Helps Reduce Hair Loss

This article originally appeared on TCPalm.com. Click here to read the original article. Losing her hair was one of the side effects Stuart resident Mimi O’Leary dreaded as she prepared to start chemotherapy for breast cancer. She had just been diagnosed with estrogen positive breast cancer, and doctors recommended a mastectomy and radiation, followed by […]

Read Article

IRMC Staffers Step Up During Irma Blood Emergency

This article originally appeared on VeroNews.com. Click here to read the original article. It won’t fit on a bumper sticker, but “right anterior thoracotomies” happen. So, too, do “peripheral cannulations in the groin artery” and “congestive heart failures.” And sometimes all those things happen at the most inopportune times. Like, for instance, just before, during […]

Read Article

IRMC Partners in Education with Indian River County Sheriff’s Office and the Indian River County School District

Vero Beach, FLA (August 8, 2017) — First responders gain valuable education in preventing dangerous situations with school children as the Indian River Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit and the Indian River School District Psychological Services worked with Indian River Medical Center behavioral health specialists. The focus was to educate first responders on some signs […]

Read Article

Indian River Medical Center Earns ACR Computed Tomography Accreditation

Vero Beach, FLA (July 28, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning – sometimes called CAT scanning – is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose […]

Read Article

LLS and Dyer Subaru Send Well Wishes and Warm Blankets to Cancer Patients at Indian River Medical Center’s Scully-Welsh Cancer Center for Subaru Loves to Care Month

Vero Beach, FL (July 25, 2017) – Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) partnered together for the second year to provide much needed support and “warmth” to patients fighting cancer and their families in communities across the country.  During Subaru Loves to Care, LLS and participating Subaru retailers across the country […]

Read Article

IRMC Named 2017 Healthcare’s Most Wired; Medical Center Uses Technology to Partner with Patients

Vero Beach, FLA (July 18, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) was named among the Health Care’s Most Wired® by a recent survey conducted by the American Hospital Association (AHA) Health Forum.  Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. These new tools are […]

Read Article

Indian River Medical Center Named Best Places to Work Indian River County

Vero Beach, FLA (July 17, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Indian River County 2017. “It is once again an honor to have been recognized as a Best Places to Work,” said Jeffrey L. Susi, President/CEO at Indian River Medical Center. “Our culture […]

Read Article

IRMC Board Approves Resolution to Explore Potential Partnership

Vero Beach, FLA (July 14, 2017) — The Indian River Medical Center’s Board of Directors unanimously approved today a resolution to explore potential partnership opportunities with hospitals or multi-hospital organizations, with special focus on not-for-profit organizations with a charitable mission, to provide the long-term delivery of quality healthcare services to the residents of Indian River […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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. […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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. – […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

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 […]

Read Article

News [View All News]

Nov. 17

Four Suitors Selected to Advance to Next Stage of IRMC Partnership Process

Vero Beach, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2017) – Four health systems...
Nov. 15

Welcome in the Holidays at the Auxiliary of IRMC’s Florence Booms Celebration of Lights

Vero Beach, FLA (November 15, 2017) — Please join Indian...
Nov. 14

IRMC Recognized by American Association of Critical-Care Nurses with Bronze Level Beacon Award for Excellence

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)...

Events [View All Events]

Nov. 23

Heart Failure Support Group

Heart Failure Support Group Fourth Thursday of every...
Nov. 23

Maternity Tour

Maternity Tour First and third Saturday, 11 a.m. Second and...
Nov. 23

Bereavement: For Parents Affected by the Death of a Child