DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (September 16, 2019) – More than 150 healthcare professionals from around Florida attended Halifax Health Trauma Talks 2019 – a comprehensive, one-day trauma and emergency medicine conference featuring fundamental concepts of trauma care and scenario-based activities, all targeted to optimize the continuum of care for the severely injured patient. Held on September 13 at the Mori Hosseini Hospitality Center at Daytona State College, the conference featured experts in trauma injury, emergency medicine and human trafficking from Halifax Health-Emergency Services, University of Florida Health, the Volusia County Medical Examiner Office and Love Missions, as well as a variety of healthcare vendors.
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.