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DeLand Business News
Rating: 4.13 / 5 (23 votes)  
Posted: 2012 Nov 02 - 00:00

New orthopedic manager at Florida Hospital DeLand

Florida Hospital DeLand has promoted Kembala Castle to Orthopedic Service Line Manager.

Ms. Castle will be responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the hospital's Orthopedic Center of Excellence. She will coordinate with surgeons, hospital administration, staff and the orthopedic team to provide quality care for the patients.

Ms. Castle previously served as Florida Hospital DeLand's Orthopedic Clinical Coordinator, where she served as patients' personal liaison and assisted them through the entire joint replacement process.

Ms. Castle, a DeLand resident, earned a nursing degree at the Helene Fuld College of Nursing in New York City. She is continuing her education and pursuing a master's degree in Nursing from Nova Southeastern University.

Florida Hospital DeLand partners with Walgreens

Florida Hospital DeLand recently partnered with Walgreens to provide a free bedside prescription delivery for patients being discharged home. This partnership is specific to the Walgreens Pharmacy at 100 E. International Speedway Blvd. in DeLand.

The new program allows patients that are being discharged to have their prescriptions delivered to their bedside, before they leave the hospital.

The hours for the free delivery program are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, if the patient does not want to wait on their prescription to be delivered during these hours, or the delivery is needed after hours, there is an additional service called "Prompt Pick-up." Walgreens will expedite the filling of the prescriptions so the patient may utilize their drive through window.

The patients who choose to utilize either prescription fulfillment option are provided additional education about their new medications at the time of discharge, and again within 48 to 72 hours of discharge.

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