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Health First to Open New Center for Fracture Care and Center for Joint Replacement
Date:7/15/2013

ork exclusively in the unit. The Center is 17,714 square-feet and includes a 10-bed orthopedic unit (with the capability to expand to 20 beds), dedicated to high quality, compassionate care in a safe, healing environment.

“The goal of the program is to give patients the knowledge and tools to make the transition from hospital to home as smooth as possible.” said Health First Medical Group fellowship-trained orthopedic total joint specialist Dr. Kenneth Sands. “This new program has a customer service and ‘wellness’ focus.”

The Center for Joint Replacement is also located at Health First Palm Bay Hospital, which opened in 2011.

About Health First

Founded in 1995, Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated health system and employs more than 7,500 people and has four hospitals (including Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital, Cape Canaveral Hospital and Viera Hospital). Health First Health Plans also offers a wide variety of health insurance plan options for Brevard and Indian River Counties. In addition, Health First is home to Brevard County’s only Trauma Center. Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group on the Space Coast. Health First offers numerous outpatient and wellness services, including four Pro-Health and Fitness Centers. Visit http://www.Health-First.org for more information.

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