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Cornerstone Newsletter - September 2019

Cornerstone Newsletter - September 2019

In this Issue…Foundation Board Members; New Menu for Patients; Events - Diamonds & Denim 2019!; Donor Listing and Tributes; New Physician in Town; Pavers Available at South Florida Baptist Hospital; South Florida Baptist Hospital Scholarships and Grants. Past Cornerstone Newsletters     

BayCare Achieves Top 20% Goal

BayCare Achieves Top 20% Goal

Three years ago, President/CEO Tommy Inzina announced a goal for BayCare to reach the top 20% of large health care systems nationally by 2021, as measured by Truven Health Analytics (now IBM Watson Health).  On April 23, Tommy announced we’ve already made it.  “I have some great news to

SFBH Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center Receives National Award for Excellence in Wound Healing

SFBH Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center Receives National Award for Excellence in Wound Healing

South Florida Baptist Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center has received the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.  The center achieved patient satisfaction rates higher than 92 percent and a healing rate

Congratulations! South Florida Baptist Hospital Celebrates Its 65th Birthday

Congratulations! South Florida Baptist Hospital Celebrates Its 65th Birthday

On December 29, 1953, South Florida Baptist Hospital opened its doors for the first time.  It was a milestone in Plant City’s growth and development. The hospital was small by today’s standards; just four stories and 100 beds.  But it was leaps and bounds beyond what had existed previously—a

New Ann Hammer Trinkle Nursing Scholarship Announced

New Ann Hammer Trinkle Nursing Scholarship Announced

A generous donation from long-time Plant City residents Robert and Ann Trinkle will go a long way toward helping SFBH team members achieve their educational goals. The Trinkle’s 100,000 gift to the SFBH Foundation establishes the Ann Hammer Trinkle Nursing Scholarship in support of team

New da Vinci Xi Robot Takes SFBH Surgery Program to the Next Level

New da Vinci Xi Robot Takes SFBH Surgery Program to the Next Level

The Next Frontier in Minimally Invasive Surgery Although it might sound like something out of “Star Wars”, robots are revolutionizing the way physicians perform gynecology, urology, prostate and general surgery, making it possible for patients to experience a shorter hospital length of stay and

Dart Foundation Grant Improves the Lives of Women with Breast Cancer

Dart Foundation Grant Improves the Lives of Women with Breast Cancer

SFBH Acquires New State-of-the-Art Savi Scout for Breast Surgery  Most people think of radar as a method of detecting airplanes, ships or even weather formations. But it’s also improving the lives of women with early stage breast cancer. Thanks to a generous 59,250 grant from the Dart

Foundation-Sponsored Scholarships Help Nurses Get Ahead

Foundation-Sponsored Scholarships Help Nurses Get Ahead

Mayra Garcia’s scheduled graduation date to receive her master’s degree in nursing is March 2020.  Her goal is to become a family nurse practitioner. A nurse in the SFBH Woman’s Center, Mayra completed a two-year associates degree at Hillsborough Community College, and then went on to pursue a

How Philanthropy Makes a Difference

How Philanthropy Makes a Difference

Team Members Donations Improve Patient Comfort Philanthropic gifts to the SFBH Foundation not only help purchase vital medical equipment, but can also make a difference in patients’ hospital experience. Team members can take satisfaction in knowing their contributions during the annual team