Health First

Health First Dental Clinic Provides Dental Care for Low-Income Residents Health First Rockledge, FL In 2011, the Dental Referral Program was established through the combined efforts of Health First and the Florida Department of Health in Brevard County.  The program was created to assist individuals who present in Health First’s Emergency Departments (ED) with acute [...]

Halifax Health

211 Information and Referral Service Provides Resources and Support for People in Need Halifax Health Daytona Beach, FL When Halifax Health conducted its most recent Community Health Needs Assessment, lack of access to care was identified as a high priority.  While the local region has dedicated health care resources, a fact well documented by regional [...]

BayCare Health System

St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Faith Community Nursing Promotes Wellness and Healing by Combining Faith and Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital BayCare Health System Tampa, FL The Faith Community Nursing (FCN) program is a unique partnership between St. Joseph’s Hospital and local faith communities.  The ministry strives to promote health and wholeness by compassionately and effectively addressing the [...]

UF Health

Gator Amps at UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital Provides Hope and Opportunity to Amputees UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital Gainesville, FL Not-for-Profit Rehabilitation Hospital 40 Beds An estimated 185,000 amputations are performed in the United States every year. While the number of amputations in the U.S. has increased by 3.6 percent from 1997 to 2012, [...]

Tampa General Hospital

Tampa General Hospital’s Community Education Helps Prevent Diabetes Tampa General Hospital Tampa, FL Not-for-Profit Hospital 1,011 Beds Tampa General Hospital has offered community health education in a variety of areas for over 15 years.  The programs are adjusted regularly to respond to new and emerging issues identified in the hospital’s community health needs assessment. Although [...]

Sacred Heart Health System

MyGULFCare Meets Clients Where They Are, Ensuring Access to Needed Health Care Services Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf Port St. Joe, FL Not-for-Profit Hospital 19 Beds MyGULFCare helps low-income Gulf County access needed health care services using a non-traditional, individualized approach. Offered by Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, in partnership with the Florida [...]

Homestead Hospital

Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal Garden Meets Local Needs for Nutrition, Education, and More Homestead Hospital Baptist Health South Florida Homestead, FL Not-for-Profit Full-Service Hospital 142 Beds Miami-Dade County's agricultural sector represents nearly $1 billion annually in local economic impact, but many Homestead residents live in poverty. The documented per capita income of Homestead is $11,357 compared [...]

Broward Health

Broward Health’s Kinship Cares Initiative Provides Health Care and Social Assistance to Non-Traditional Families Broward Health Fort Lauderdale, FL Not-for-profit health system with more than 30 health care facilities Oftentimes, helping patients access the care they need requires vital partnerships between providers and the community. In 2008, Broward Health launched the Kinship Cares Initiative (KCI) [...]

Brooks Rehabilitation Center

Brooks Rehabilitation Center Provides Long-Term Recovery and Stability to Individuals with an Acquired Brain Injury Brooks Rehabilitation Center Jacksonville, FL Not-for-Profit Rehabilitation Hospital In 2008, Brooks Rehabilitation opened the Brooks Clubhouse to bridge the gap between medical rehabilitation and integration into daily life. The Clubhouse helps people like Jamar White regain social, physical, cognitive and [...]


Nemours Children’s Hospital Increases Access to Care and Creates Sustainable Health Changes through Partnerships with Early Childhood Education and Public Schools Nemours Children's Hospital Orlando, FL Not-for-Profit Children's Hospital 100 Beds Through the Our Health Eyes program, NCH has screened more than 570 children at child care centers for vision problems. Nemours Children’s Hospital Our [...]