Orlando healthcare facilities rank among the highest quality and best value hospitals for patients


Orlando, Florida (July 14, 2022) – Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando Health South Lake Hospital, Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital and Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies named to inaugural list of America’s Best Hospitals by The Leapfrog Group and the Money digital platform.

The ranking of America’s Best Hospitals is based on several factors that assess the quality of care a hospital provides, the presence and effectiveness of safety protocols to prevent medical errors, and whether hospital services offer the best financial value to patients. patients. Other criteria that weighed heavily in the selection process also included nursing staff evaluation, hospital infection rates, medication management, maternity care and hand hygiene practices.

This year’s list includes 148 U.S. general, pediatric, and academic hospitals that meet the criteria and earned “A” grades from the Leapfrog group during the last scoring period. All Orlando Health hospitals included in this year’s list of America’s Best Hospitals have received the required “A” rating from Leapfrog Group. The most recent rating period also marked the eighth consecutive term Orlando Health South Lake has received an “A” grade for continued excellence in patient safety and quality.

“Patients should always have confidence that they are receiving the best possible care when choosing a health care provider or hospital,” said George Ralls, MD, chief medical officer of Orlando Health. “Orlando Health is committed to remaining one of the leading healthcare providers in the Southeastern United States and will continue to prioritize the safety and experience of our patients in the communities we serve. . We are proud that our hospitals have been recognized for providing high quality healthcare that patients can trust.

As worries about inflation continue to grow, families and individuals rightly worry about whether they are getting quality health care that is also the best value for their needs and circumstances. financial. Consistent with its long-standing commitment to the communities and patients it serves, Orlando Health has provided approximately $648 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charitable care, programs and services. community benefits, community building activities and more in its 2021 fiscal year.

About Orlando Health

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $8 billion in assets under management serving the southeastern United States.

Founded over 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized worldwide for Central Florida’s only Level 1 pediatric and adult trauma program, as well as the only accredited Level 2 adult trauma center by the state in the St. Petersburg region. It is home to the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the Southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of a training center for Olympic athletes and the operator of one of the largest and most successful clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its graduate medical education program is home to more than 350 residents and fellows. The 3,200-bed system includes 10 award-winning hospitals, 9 hospital emergency departments and 7 stand-alone emergency rooms; rehabilitation departments, cancer and heart institutes, imaging and laboratory departments, wound treatment centers, adult and pediatric medical offices, skilled nursing facilities, patient behavioral health facility hospitalized, home care services in partnership with the LHC group and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. More than 4,200 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties, have privileges in the Orlando health system, which employs more than 23,000 team members. In FY21, Orlando Health served more than 160,000 inpatients and 3.6 million outpatients. During this same period, Orlando Health provided approximately $648 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charitable care, community benefits programs and services, the community and more. Additional information can be found at http://www.orlandohealth.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.


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