6 12, 2019

Senator Perry Celebrates Haven’s 40th Anniversary

By | 2019-12-06T14:56:10+00:00 December 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Haven celebrated its 40th anniversary this week with a visit and message from Florida State Senator Keith Perry. The celebration also included tours of Haven’s E.T. York Hospice Care Center in Gainesville. Haven associates in attendance were joined by healthcare partners and Haven Community Advisory Board members. Senator Perry started his message by speaking about [...]

4 12, 2019

Tri-Counties Hospice Care Center Opens December 2

By | 2019-12-04T16:35:08+00:00 December 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Haven’s Tri-Counties Hospice Care Center in Chiefland will open for respite and general inpatient care beginning December 2, 2019. Haven’s respite care service allows caregivers to take a small break for up to five consecutive days, while general inpatient care is appropriate when a patient’s medical condition warrants an inpatient stay for symptom management or [...]

20 11, 2019

Rep. Chuck Brannan Celebrates Hospice Month with Haven

By | 2019-11-20T16:26:22+00:00 November 20th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Haven celebrated National Hospice and Palliative Care Month at the Suwannee Valley Hospice Care Center in Lake City this week with an inspirational message from Representative Chuck Brannan from Florida’s House of Representatives. The celebration also included tours of Haven’s hospice care center. Haven associates in attendance were joined by healthcare partners and Haven Community [...]

6 11, 2019

Haven Women of Philanthropy Fund Medical Scribes

By | 2019-11-06T13:21:16+00:00 November 6th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Haven Women of Philanthropy Fund Medical Scribes

Haven Women of Philanthropy voted on Monday to use their contributions to fund medical scribes at Haven, a decision that will help remove the burden of heavy documentation off of physicians and nurse practitioners. The philanthropic group, comprised of 27 women, began meeting in October 2018 to serve the community with a purpose. The Haven [...]

1 10, 2019

Haven Celebrates Social Worker Cassy Midboe’s Retirement

By | 2019-10-01T15:57:38+00:00 October 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Haven Celebrates Social Worker Cassy Midboe’s Retirement

Cassy Midboe’s hire date at Haven was May 1990. She has been a social worker at Haven for 29+ years and has seen many changes, but one thing remains the same: the countless lives that hospice employees are able to touch. “You don’t know when you walk in the door what type of person a [...]

10 09, 2019

Gainesville Volunteer Revamps Haven Attic for Eagle Scout Project

By | 2019-09-10T16:20:22+00:00 September 10th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Gainesville Volunteer Revamps Haven Attic for Eagle Scout Project

Thirteen-year-old Sam is ready to become an Eagle Scout. Currently a Boy Scout, Sam chose a project at Gainesville’s Haven Attic Resale Store to fulfill his Eagle Scout Service Project, which is a requirement for becoming an Eagle Scout. “Sam’s project is to organize three of our bays at the Gainesville store,” said Stormy Palmer-Porter, [...]

25 07, 2019

Haven’s Make a Difference Fund Gives Family Peace of Mind

By | 2019-07-25T15:01:07+00:00 July 25th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Haven’s Make a Difference Fund Gives Family Peace of Mind

A Haven RN called a patient’s phone again and again, unable to get in touch with him. Knowing the patient was nearing end of life, the RN decided to drive out to the patient’s home, which was in a very rural area with no cell service. Haven associates learned that this patient and his wife [...]

10 07, 2019

Veteran Recognized Posthumously in Lake City

By | 2019-07-10T15:04:58+00:00 July 10th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Veteran Recognized Posthumously in Lake City

William Jennings Hartman, Sr. recently received posthumous recognition from Haven’s We Honor Heroes program. Mr. Hartman— lovingly called “Jen” throughout his life— was a United States (U.S.) Navy veteran and spent a brief time at Haven’s Suwannee Valley Hospice Care Center in Lake City in November. His family participated in a veteran recognition ceremony on [...]

2 07, 2019

Area at E.T. York Hospice Care Center Honors Nation’s Heroes

By | 2019-07-02T08:31:26+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Area at E.T. York Hospice Care Center Honors Nation’s Heroes

Haven recently dedicated an area in the E.T. York Hospice Care Center in Gainesville as a space to honor veterans and first responders. The "We Honor Heroes" space-- funded by the Thomas A. Plein Foundation-- includes a curio cabinet with memorabilia, an American flag, a writing desk and chair and a framed custom quilt created [...]

20 06, 2019

Haven Announces Interim President, Kathy Fernandez, BSN, MHA

By | 2019-06-20T09:37:38+00:00 June 20th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Haven Announces Interim President, Kathy Fernandez, BSN, MHA

Kathy L. Fernandez, BSN, MHA, was selected as Haven’s interim president, effective June 17, 2019. After over 20 years as an executive leader of Chapters Health System in Tampa, Kathy retired from her position as president and chief executive officer. Under her visionary leadership, Chapters experienced a significant increase in the number of patients under [...]