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Family Physician Dr. David Hurst Joins Indian River Medical Associates

VERO BEACH, Fla. (June 12, 2018) — David Hurst, MD, has joined the staff at Indian River Medical Center as a primary care physician. Dr. Hurst earned a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from the University of Florida before completing his medical education at Cebu Doctors’ University in Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines. After a pediatrics clerkship […]

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Indian River Medical Center and Indian River County Hospital District Process Continues With Cleveland Clinic

VERO BEACH, Fla. (June 8, 2018) — Indian River Medical Center, the Indian River County Hospital District and Cleveland Clinic are proceeding as expected with the careful pace that is necessary and normal for healthcare relationships. While this continues to be the “quiet period,” the community should be aware that the due diligence process is […]

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Indian River Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines – Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure and Stroke

VERO BEACH, Fla. (May 31, 2018) — Indian River Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award as well as the Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. These awards recognize the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure and stroke patients receive the most […]

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IRMC Foundation Invites Community to May Pops Concert at Windsor

VERO BEACH, Fla. (May 3, 2018) — Indian River Medical Center Foundation invites the community to its 29th Annual May Pops Concert on May 6, 2018, on the polo grounds at Windsor. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. for early picnicking and the concert begins at 5:30 p.m. WHAT IS MAY POPS? May Pops is a […]

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Indian River Medical Center Welcomes Urologist R. Carrington Mason, D.O., F.A.C.S.

VERO BEACH, Fla. (April 25, 2018) — Dr. R. Carrington Mason recently joined Indian River Medical Center as a board-certified urologist. Dr. Mason earned his osteopathic degree at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas. After completing his osteopathic internship at Dallas-Ft. Worth Medical Center in Grand Prairie, Texas, he completed his general […]

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Indian River Medical Center, Indian River County Hospital District and Cleveland Clinic Sign Letter of Intent to Pursue Partnership

VERO BEACH, Fla. (Feb 28, 2018) – The rigorous partnership process for Indian River Medical Center enters its next stage today, as members of the Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) Board of Directors and the Indian River County Hospital District (IRCHD) Board of Trustees signed a letter of intent with Cleveland Clinic to pursue exclusive […]

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Indian River Medical Center Welcomes Radiation Oncologist Paul Pagnini, M.D

VERO BEACH, Fla. (February 20, 2018) — Dr. Paul Pagnini recently joined the team at Scully-Welsh Cancer Center at Indian River Medical Center. Paul G. Pagnini, M.D., earned his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He completed an internship in medicine and surgery at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts, and completed […]

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IRMC to Contract with Envision for Emergency Services

VERO BEACH, Fla. (February 1, 2018) — As of February 1, Indian River Medical Center’s Emergency Department will be managed and staffed by Envision, a national company that currently operates 55 Florida hospital emergency rooms. According to Dr. Charles Mackett, President of Indian River Medical Associates (IRMA), as the largest physician practice management company in […]

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IRMC Board and IRCHD Trustees Select Cleveland Clinic as Partnership Finalist

VERO BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2018) – After an intensive months-long evaluation process, members of the Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) Board of Directors and the Indian River County Hospital District (IRCHD) today selected Cleveland Clinic as the best partner to help secure the future of Indian River Medical Center. “We were extremely fortunate to […]

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Multi-agency effort tackles IRC Lung Cancer initiative

VERO BEACH, Fla. (December 20, 2017) — According to The National Institutes of Health Journal of Radiology, lung cancer causes 25 percent of all cancer deaths in the United States (159,900 deaths each year). In addition, it reports that “roughly 90 million individuals in the U.S. had a history of cigarette smoking, with half reporting […]

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Liz Bruner Named President of Indian River Medical Center Foundation

VERO BEACH, Fla. (December 14, 2017) — The Board of Directors of Indian River Medical Center Foundation has appointed Liz Bruner to succeed Jan Donlan as Foundation President and IRMC Senior Vice President, effective January 1, 2018.  Ms. Donlan recently announced her retirement, effective February 1, 2018, following more than 17 years leading the Foundation. […]

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IRMC Recognized with the Gold Plus Award for Heart Failure Care

Vero Beach, FL (December 7, 2017) — Indian River Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure. Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure is a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Jun. 12

Family Physician Dr. David Hurst Joins Indian River Medical Associates

VERO BEACH, Fla. (June 12, 2018) — David Hurst, MD, has...
Jun. 8

Indian River Medical Center and Indian River County Hospital District Process Continues With Cleveland Clinic

VERO BEACH, Fla. (June 8, 2018) — Indian River Medical...
May 31

Indian River Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines – Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure and Stroke

VERO BEACH, Fla. (May 31, 2018) — Indian River Medical...

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Jun. 19

Bariatric (Surgical Weight Loss) Support Group

Jun. 19

Babies & Beyond: 3rd and 4th Trimester - Infant and Postpartum Care

Let’s learn about those early postpartum weeks caring...
Jun. 20

Babies & Beyond: 3rd and 4th Trimester - Infant and Postpartum Care

Let’s learn about those early postpartum weeks caring...