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Job Postings

HFNI has been contacted by our physician's office about the following job openings:

  • Physician's Assistant
    Specialist Practice looking for a full time PA. Hours are M-Thurs. 8am to 5pm and Friday 8am to around 12-1 p.m. No weekends or call. Knowledgeable in Neurology would be preferred. Email resumes to:
  • Medical Assistant
    Medical Assistant needed for busy Family Practice office in Navarre. Fax resume to 939-8475. Salary based on experience.
  • Part-Time Nurse / Medical Assistant
    Family Practice Associates is looking to hire a part-time nurse/medical assistant. Must have Primary Care and EMR experience. Please fax resumes to: (850) 438-0699
  • LPN or MA
    Small Independent family physician group in South Santa Rosa County needs qualified LPN or MA for 32 hour week position as office assistant/nurse. Off all weekends and nights. 6 paid holidays. Prior Experience is necessary. Job will be routine office clinical work, EKG, injections, telephone and referrals. Please submit resume to:
  • Medical Assistant
    Vascular surgeon seeking a full time experienced medical assistant with strong organizational skills, reliable transportation, ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, works well with little supervision, is a quick learner, familiar with all office equipment and is willing to learn /train in all areas of our medical office. Patient care responsibilities which may include checking schedules, organizing patient flow and accompanying patients to exam /procedure room. Be able to perform patient care tasks such as staple removal, dressing changes, wound wraps, assisting patient onto exam table and taking vital. Assisting physician with various procedures/surgeries, charting, relaying instructions to patients /families and answering calls. Call in prescription or use e-prescribe. Schedule OR time for inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures. Complete necessary paperwork for ordering labs, advance imaging tests and surgeries. Use EMR /EHR system to document medical history , tests and prescriptions. Comply with HIPAA and OSHA policies and procedures. Clean exam rooms between patients, maintain infection control, cleaning /sterilizing instruments, storing and restocking exam rooms. Keeping an inventory or medical supplies on hand and ordering medical and procedure supplies as needed. Ability to lift more than 30 lbs. Wound care experience a plus. Please submit resumes to:

Medicare Approved EHR Products

Searching for CMS Certified EHR ( Electronic Health Record) Products? The website HealthIT.HHS.Gov has released a list of more than 1700 certified electronic health record technology products to ensure that the exchange of health information is secure and meets government standards.
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For list, click on Ambulatory Practice type and then click on Browse all Ambulatory products.

Cumulus Media works one-on-one with clients in the Healthcare industry and many industries to create and implement custom-created marketing and business development programs.

For More Information: CumulusMedia ExecutiveSummary Healthcare 2009 (pdf)

Introducing Quest Diagnostics Automated Appointment Scheduling for Patients

Say goodbye to long lines. Quest Diagnostics has a new online appointment scheduling service. Patients can now pick the location, date and time of their next appointment.

More Information: Quest Diagnostic Flyer (pdf)

To access this service please click on the link below.

Products & Services

athenahealth is a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health records (EHR), practice management, patient communication and care coordination, helping caregivers thrive through change and stay focused on patient care. Recognized as an industry leader, athenahealth received five Best in KLAS awards for 2013, including #1 Overall Software Vendor and #1 Patient Portal.

Unlike conventional health IT systems, athenahealth combines cloud-based software, networked knowledge and back-office services to keep more than 50,000 providers on top of the rapid changes in health care—everything from Meaningful Use to value-based payment models. Cloud-based software is continually updated, with a single version available to all providers at once, ensuring physician alignment across the care continuum. And athenahealth teams take on clients’ administrative burden, receiving and sorting faxes, tracking claims, managing pre-registration and more.

As physician advocates, athenahealth directly aligns its incentives with clients’ performance. Joining the athenahealth network has low start-up costs, with no licensing, server or maintenance fees.

The fully integrated suite of athenahealth services delivers practice management and medical billing, EMR, patient engagement and care coordination via a single cloud-based workflow. All are designed to help practices and health systems achieve peak clinical and financial performance.

For health systems and hospitals, athenahealth offers athenaCoordinator® Enterprise, the first cloud-based clinical integration and patient access service. This end-to-end solution helps health systems drive both physician and patient loyalty by ensuring smooth care transitions across settings and disparate systems.

athenahealth’s additional KLAS honors for 2013 include #1 Overall Physician Practice Vendor, #1 Practice Management Service (for 1-10 and 11-75 physicians), and #2 EHR (1-10 and 11-75 physicians).

With athenahealth as a partner, practices and health systems are well-equipped to connect care and thrive through change, today and in an uncertain future.

For more information, please visit

Health First Network and Catalyst CRE are Proud to Announce Thier Newly Formed Strategic Partership

All Health First Network members are immediately eligible for up to a 20% discount on Catalyst CRE's health care facility focused suite of services.

Catalyst CRE provides a corporate service group solution to health care providers, independent physician groups/networks, and hospital systems. Our suite of integrated deliverables allow health care organizations the ability to focus on their core competencies and outsource comprehensive facility services and real estate strategy solutions to a trusted partner. Our platform of services include: Site Selection, Leasing Services, Acquisition/Disposition Services, Transition Management, Preventative Facility Maintenance, Reactive Facility Maintenance, Special Projects such as moving services, renovations and improvements, etc.

The founders and key leaders of Catalyst CRE have experience in health care administration, health care real estate development, health care real estate brokerage, and health care facility management. We came together with the understanding that health care is facing unprecedented change and, like all other industries, must embrace the world of operating efficiencies. It is with that mindset that we set out to create a carefully selected and integrated suite of services that would allow health care administrators and providers the ability to focus on their core competencies and leave the rest to us.

We understand the importance of Physician Satisfaction, Patient Experience, and Operating Efficiencies.

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Senior Wellness Solutions

Health First Network has partnered with Senior Wellness Solutions (SWS) to provide our network with a simple, yet comprehensive Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) solution. The software enables a non-physician practitioner to efficiently deliver the AWV in 20 minutes or less and satisfies all the CMS required components of the visit. The cloud based system identifies all indicated preventive services, diagnostic tests to identify early chronic disease, and provides an extensive personalized prevention plan with long-term screen for the beneficiary. Our network receives the benefits of no up-front costs, a private login portal, free training, and significantly discounted pricing. Medicare reimburses approximately $173 for each 20 minute AWV and providers are likely to capture additional revenue from other clinically indicated preventive services identified by the SWS software.

Click the link below to create your account.

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North Florida Financial (NFF)

Financial Planning – Health First Network is pleased to announce another added benefit to your membership. Beginning this month, our physicians will have access to the planning services of North Florida Financial (NFF) at no cost to you. With over fifty years of history in Pensacola, NFF specializes in coordinating strategies for protecting assets, minimizing taxes, and efficiently and effectively build wealth.

Their advisors offer a visibly intuitive tool, The Living Balance Sheet, which displays an integrated view of your financial world. This advanced web technology will help you be better organized, protect your future, and see your entire financial world in one easy-to-use dashboard. For more information on this tool, please visit

Our representative, Barrie Arnold, holds a Master of Science in Health Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and brings a wealth of health care experience from his prior career at Baptist Health Care.

Barrie and his colleagues are available to discuss your goals and share more details with you about this exclusive program for Health First Network providers. His email is and he can be reached by phone at 850.476.3491. Please make sure to mention that you are a member of the Health First Network.

Combined Insurance Services, Inc.

Benefit consulting and agency services are available for: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Retirement Programs

Northwestern Mutual

Disability and Long Term Care Insurance services.
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