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Nov 30, 2017, 15:37 ET Three BayCare Hospitals to Participate in Operation Walk USA

As part of a nationwide effort to help patients in need receive potentially life-changing joint replacement surgery, three BayCare hospitals are...


Oct 31, 2017, 16:42 ET BayCare Health Care Navigators Offer Free Assistance

With the status of the Affordable Care Act changing daily, BayCare Health System in west central Florida wants to help consumers understand their...


Oct 25, 2017, 14:05 ET BayCare Begins Mobile Wayfinding

Where do I park? Where's the cafeteria? How do I get back to my husband's room? These are just a few of the questions that BayCare Health System is...


Oct 24, 2017, 13:14 ET BayCare Medical Respite at Pinellas Hope Receives FHA Community Benefit Achievement Award

BayCare has been recognized for its commitment to providing care to homeless patients once they are discharged from its hospitals by the Florida...


Mar 30, 2017, 15:32 ET BayCare Expands Telemonitoring Program for HomeCare

With BayCare HomeCare's new telemonitoring service, homebound patients now have the opportunity see and talk to their homecare team without ever...


Feb 01, 2017, 15:17 ET BayCare's HealthNav Mobile App Helps Link Patients to Care

As part of its commitment to expanding access to health care, BayCare Health System has launched HealthNav, a free mobile app that can help guide...


Dec 19, 2016, 15:42 ET BayCare Partners with Department of Health to Launch Electronic Interface for Newborn Screening

BayCare, in conjunction with the Florida Department of Health (DOH), has created and launched an improved electronic system for newborn screening....


Nov 16, 2016, 10:59 ET BayCare Hires New Chief Quality Officer

Teri Sholder is the new Senior Vice President, Chief Quality Officer for BayCare Health System. She came to BayCare from Kettering Health Network...


Nov 19, 2015, 11:48 ET BayCare Hires New Leader for Ambulatory Services

 BayCare has hired James P. Cote as its new senior vice president of Ambulatory Services, a division that includes the health system's...


Dec 30, 2014, 16:40 ET BayCare Works With CLARIFIRE HEALTH® to Implement Mobile Technology for Patient Experience Initiative

BayCare Health System is using mobile technology as part of its commitment to improving service and the experience of hospital patients. BayCare...


Dec 03, 2014, 14:36 ET Steve Mason, BayCare Health System CEO and President, Announces Retirement In 2016; COO Tommy Inzina Named Successor

 BayCare Health System Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President Steve Mason, 66, announced today that he will retire in mid-2016. BayCare's...


Nov 05, 2014, 11:18 ET BayCare Connects Hospitals to the Next Level of Critical Care

CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 5, 2014  As part of its commitment to connect patients to exceptional care, BayCare Health System is taking the...


Oct 27, 2014, 11:57 ET Florida Hospital Association Recognizes BayCare President & CEO

 BayCare president and CEO, Steve Mason, was recognized at the Florida Hospital Association's Celebration of Achievement in Quality and Service...


Sep 18, 2014, 10:35 ET BayCare Health System Recognized for Achievement in Electronic Medical Record Adoption by Leading Global Organization

BayCare Health System's progress in adopting an electronic medical records (EMR) system was recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management...


Apr 27, 2014, 15:16 ET Sarah Haskins, Ruedi Wild Win 2014 St. Anthony's Triathlon

 Sarah Haskins won Sunday's St. Anthony's Triathlon, her fifth win at St. Anthony's and fourth victory in a row since returning from...


Dec 11, 2013, 12:05 ET St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation 'Sprinkles' on Fun to Kick Off Holidays

The St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation mixed sugar, spice and everything nice with fun and cheer during the second annual "Sprinkles!" interactive...


Nov 01, 2013, 17:01 ET Research Conducted at St. Joseph's Hospital Suggests Endovascular Therapy May Improve Quality of Life for Stroke Patients

Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of serious long-term disability in the United States. Nationwide, someone suffers...


Jul 11, 2013, 11:33 ET BayCare Health System Announces Breast Milk Supply Program for Preemies in its Neonatal Intensive Care Units

-- Partnership with Prolacta Bioscience Ensures a Safe, Standardized, and Steady Supply of Pasteurized Donor Milk to Meet Feeding Needs of...


Jun 20, 2013, 10:23 ET St. Joseph's Hospital is the First in Florida to Offer Non-invasive Test to Predict Stroke Risk

 St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa is the only hospital in the southeast United States using Non-invasive Optimal Vessel Analysis (NOVA) to...


May 29, 2013, 15:45 ET BayCare and CHS Create Partnership To Provide Onsite Health Centers For Employees

 BayCare Health System and CHS™ Health Services (CHS) have agreed to co-manage two onsite health centers staffed by full-time physicians...


Mar 28, 2013, 16:16 ET St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Announces Kids Are Heroes Winners

St. Joseph's Children's Hospital proudly announces the winners of the 16th Annual Kids Are Heroes campaign. (...


Dec 27, 2012, 15:28 ET BayCare HomeCare Named to 2012 HomeCare Elite

In-depth analysis places BayCare in top 25 percent of Home Care Programs in the U.S.  BayCare HomeCare was once again named as one...


Dec 21, 2012, 14:16 ET Leading Insurance Companies Join BayCare's Clinically Integrated Network

BayCare Physician Partners recently signed contracts with three of the largest insurance companies, Aetna, Cigna and Florida Blue, to create a...


Dec 19, 2012, 15:33 ET President of BayCare Physician Partners Recognized Nationally

 BayCare Physician Partners President Bruce Flareau, MD, was recently honored with the Robert Graham Physician Executive Award from the...


Dec 14, 2012, 14:56 ET Recess in the Gym: TRX Total Body Workout System Now Available at all BayCare Wellness Centers

 The jungle gym has come off the playground and into the gym – and this time, adults get to play on it. Created by a former Navy SEAL,...