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AdventHealth breaks ground on emergency room in Lake Nona

AdventHealth broke ground on the Lake Nona ER, June 5, with an expected opening of summer 2020. The one-story, 19,000-square-foot facility will have 24 patient rooms including two pediatric-friendly rooms to make visits more inviting for young patients and will offer services such as respiratory therapy, diagnostic imaging, CT scans, X-ray and ultrasound, and a […]

In latest expansion project, AdventHealth Kissimmee will add 3 floors, 80 beds

AdventHealth Kissimmee is launching another major expansion. The campus’s three-story patient tower will soon be getting an additional three floors. Preliminary work has begun on an elevator shaft, with actual tower construction expected to begin in the fall. The project is the latest in a series of improvements on the campus at 2450 N. Orange […]

AdventHealth Enters into Agreements to Acquire Two Florida Health Care Facilities

AdventHealth, one of the premier faith-based health systems in the U.S., has signed definitive agreements to purchase 193-bed Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center in Davenport, Florida, and 160-bed Lake Wales Medical Center in Lake Wales, Florida, from affiliates of Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH). The agreement also includes the hospitals’ related businesses, physician […]

AdventHealth Hospital receives an A for patient safety in 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

AdventHealth campuses in the tri-county area —  Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Park — were awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes AdventHealth’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed […]

AdventHealth brings only inpatient hospital to Winter Garden

Leaders and community members came together March 14th, 2019 to break ground on a 100-bed inpatient pavilion at AdventHealth Winter Garden — the only inpatient facility to serve the fast-growing community. The seven-story, approximately 300,000-square-foot building will complement the existing 24-bed emergency room and medical office building on the site at 2000 Fowler Grove Blvd. […]

The Hidden Superpowers of Nurses

Every day, these selfless superheroes support patients by cheering on their recovery and rallying around their journey to whole health. If you’ve ever received care from a nurse, then you understand firsthand the hidden superpowers they possess. Healing Power Nurses are a crucial part of your health care team. They administer medicine, help make you […]

AdventHealth Plans Lake Nona ER

AdventHealth is expanding its care network in southeast Orlando, with plans for an emergency room in Lake Nona. The ER will have 24 patient rooms (including two pediatric-friendly rooms to make visits less stressful for young patients); respiratory therapy; diagnostic imaging, including CT scans, X-ray and ultrasound; and a full-service laboratory. The one-story, approximately 19,000-square-foot […]

AdventHealth Signals a New Beginning in Health Care

One of the nation’s largest faith-based health systems, with 47 hospital campuses in nine states, officially has a new name – AdventHealth. The name change for the organization formally known as Adventist Health System is part of a systemwide brand transformation to become a more consumer-centric, connected and identifiable national system of care, enabling consumers […]

Florida Hospital ranked #1 by the Orlando Business Journal for Healthiest Employers

Florida Hospital’s Creation Health Employees is the department responsible for creating a culture of health within the hospital system and inspiring employees to improve their health: mind, body, and spirit. It offers several wellness options for employees, ranging from preventive initiatives — like walking challenges, sleep education, stress education, financial education and courses focused on […]

Florida Hospital Orlando, Apopka earn national award for quality

Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Florida Hospital Apopka and Florida Hospital Orlando were named a 2018 Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded […]