New Facility Provides Occupational Medicine, Primary Care and Other Services
TITUSVILLE, FLA. (August 30, 2017) —Parrish Healthcare has opened a new healthcare facility at Port Canaveral that will provide a primary care/walk-in clinic as well as occupational medicine services, workers’ compensation care, diagnostics, physical therapy, industrial rehabilitation and sleep disorder services. The center is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
“We are proud to welcome aboard Parrish Healthcare to the Port community and congratulate them on the opening of their new facility. The availability of healthcare services from this on-port location is important for the seafaring community here. Cruise guests, crew members and shore-side support staff in close proximity to the cruise and cargo operations will have easy access to healthcare that was not before available in our immediate area,” said Port CEO Capt. John Murray.
Parrish Healthcare Center at Port Canaveral, located at 390 Challenger Road, opposite Cruise Terminal #1, was completed on July 17, 2017. The project’s general contractor was RUSH Construction, Inc.
The single-story facility is approximately 10,000 square feet and includes examination rooms, imaging and lab services, a rehabilitation center, conference space, and doctors’ offices, among other services. Nitin M. Haté, MD, board-certified in Occupational Medicine and Environmental Medicine, will serve as the center’s medical director.
“In response to repeated requests from area businesses and communities, the Parrish Healthcare Center at Port Canaveral is one more way we are growing to provide more Brevard residents and visitors convenient access to superior health services,” said George Mikitarian, Parrish Healthcare president and chief executive officer.
The newest Parrish Healthcare Center opened Monday, July 17, 2017 at Port Canaveral. The facility includes primary and walk-in medical care, occupational medicine services, workers’ compensation care, diagnostics, physical therapy, industrial rehabilitation and sleep disorder services. The center, located at 390 Challenger Road, Cape Canaveral, is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Community dignitaries joined Parrish Healthcare leaders to celebrate the opening of Parrish’s newest healthcare center at Port Canaveral. Left to right: George Mikitarian; Parrish Healthcare president and CEO; Jeremy Bradford, Parrish vice president Operations; Herman Cole, Jr., Parrish Board of Directors chair; Peggy Crooks, Parrish Board of Directors member; Robert Jordan, Jr., Parrish Board of Directors vice chair; Stan Retz, CPA, Parrish Board of Directors member; Micah Loyd, Canaveral Port Authority commissioner; Billie Fitzgerald, Parrish Board of Directors member; Jerry Allender, Canaveral Port Authority commissioner; Wayne Justice, Canaveral Port Authority vice chair; William Chivers, RUSH Construction, Inc. president; Nitin Haté, MD, Parrish Medical Group Medical Director; Justin Grantham, RUSH Construction, Inc. project manager; and Homi Cooper, MD, Parrish Medical Group.
About Parrish Healthcare
Parrish Healthcare includes the nation’s first Integrated Care certification from The Joint Commission: Parrish Medical Center, a Mayo Clinic Care Network member and one of the nation’s most recognized hospitals for clinical quality, patient safety, and healing environments; Parrish Medical Group (physicians), NCQA certified patient-centered medical homes; and Parrish Health Network, a network of multiple health insurance companies, Mayo Clinic Care Network, Nemours and other allied health providers working together to improve quality and safety and lower healthcare costs on behalf of individuals, families and businesses. For more information, visit www.parrishhealthcare.com.