Entries by kmyers

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 […]

Florida Hospital Celebration Health achieves Magnet® recognition

Florida Hospital Celebration Health attained Magnet recognition as a testament to its dedication to high-quality nursing practice. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes health care organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. This credential is the highest national honor for professional nursing practice. Receiving Magnet recognition is a great achievement for […]

Florida Hospital breaks ground on emergency department to serve Waterford Lakes area

Florida Hospital leaders broke ground today on an emergency department that will expand the health care system’s network to better serve residents of Waterford Lakes and surrounding communities in east Orange County. The emergency department will have 24 patient rooms (including two pediatric-friendly rooms to make ER visits less stressful for young patients); respiratory therapy; […]

Florida Hospital Kissimmee plans surgical expansion, celebrates 25 years serving health needs of Osceola

Florida Hospital Kissimmee will soon break ground on a new expansion, which will bring a modern surgical suite and expanded services to Osceola County. The 27,000-square-foot surgical suite will start with four operating rooms, with the capacity to add more to accommodate future growth. The operating rooms will feature state-of-the-art lighting, camera, and recording capabilities.  […]