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Bayfront Health & Other Facilities in the Tampa Bay Region Align Under Orlando Health Name

St. Petersburg, FL (February 20, 2024) – Since October 2020, Pinellas County’s only Adult Trauma center has experienced significant enhancements and been a wonderful addition to the Orlando Health network of hospitals and medical facilities. In its continued commitment to Tampa Bay, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg is proud to add its parent company’s name and transition to Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital, starting March 1st

“We are proud to be a member of the St. Petersburg community. The transition to Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital will result in numerous benefits for both patients and community partners as we continue to grow and align with Orlando Health,” said John Moore, President of Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital and Senior Vice President, Orlando Health, West Region. The new identity helps eliminate confusion between healthcare networks located in Tampa Bay and allows patients to more easily recognize and navigate the full Orlando Health system.

The hospital has experienced significant enhancements that benefit patients, team members and the community.  These include the addition of Orlando Health Emergency Room – Crossroads, Orlando Health Medical Pavilion - Institute Square and Orlando Health Women’s Pavilion – Institute Square (slated to open in 2025). Orlando Health has also developed an annual community grant program and recently partnered with the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg and awarded $4.8 million in grants to local nonprofit organizations that work to improve the health and quality of life locally.

“As Orlando Health continues to expand in the Tampa Bay region with new hospitals opening in Lakeland and Wesley Chapel, and the new partnership with Florida Medical Clinic, it’s important that the community easily recognize the connection to the greater healthcare network,” shared Moore. 

For more information about Orlando Health, its network of healthcare facilities in the Tampa Bay region and its commitment to improve the health and quality of life for the communities it serves, please visit orlandohealth.com/Bayfront.

 

About Orlando Health

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $9.6 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico.

Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for Central Florida’s only pediatric and adult Level I Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level II Adult Trauma Center in Pinellas County. It is the home of one of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care units, one of the only systems in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows.

The 3,429-bed system includes 32 hospitals and emergency departments – 26 of which are currently operational with six coming soon. The system also includes nine specialty institutes, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility under the management of Acadia Healthcare, and more than 375 outpatient facilities that include physician clinics, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with CareSpot Urgent Care. More than 4,950 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 29,000 team members and more than 1,400 physicians.

In FY 23, Orlando Health cared for 197,000 inpatients and 6.6 million outpatients.  The healthcare system provided nearly $1.3 billion in total impact to the communities it serves in the form of community benefit programs and services, Medicare shortfalls, bad debt, community-building activities and capital investments in FY 22, the most recent period for which this information is available.

Additional information can be found at http://www.orlandohealth.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.

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