Baptist Health Care Hosts Stroke Symposium May 17

The Baptist Health Care Stroke Program will host the 2019 Stroke Symposium on Fri., May 17 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front (12 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach.) 

The day-long symposium will offer educational opportunities for health care providers throughout Northwest Florida, South Alabama and surrounding areas. It is structured for physicians, nurses, case managers, allied health professionals and other hospital care providers. Continuing education credits will be available. Vendors will be on hand to showcase programs and services.

Speakers include experts from Mayo Clinic, Medical University of South Carolina and University of Cincinnati Medical Center as well as other regional health care professionals in the industry. Topics will include the updates to the 2018 American Heart Association stroke guidelines, neurovascular stroke management, improving door-to-needle times, pediatric stroke, the role of EMS in stroke and other timely topics.

Breakfast and lunch will be served. No fee is required, but registration is strongly encouraged. More information and online registration are available at

Baptist Health Care is a community-owned, not-for-profit health care organization based in northwest Florida that is committed to helping people throughout life's journey. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. A 2003 Malcolm Baldrige recipient, Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, Footer link to Lakeview Center and a large network of primary care and specialty physicians. With more than 7,300 employees and employed physicians, Baptist Health Care is the second largest non-governmental employer in northwest Florida.

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Lakeview Center ● Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile ● Baptist Medical Park – Navarre ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Cardiology Consultants ● Mayo Clinic Care Network

For more information about this press release or to schedule an interview, please contact Kathy Bowers at 850.791.5254 or