Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Lays Foundation for New Emergency Room
Crossroads ER will increase access to healthcare
St. Petersburg, FL (March 29, 2022) – Bayfront Health St. Petersburg takes an important step in expanding care to Pinellas County. Today a foundation laying ceremony was held at the location of the new Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Crossroads Emergency Room.
“Today marks an important step in our expansion to serve this growing community,” said John Moore, president of Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. “With this facility we are increasing convenience to healthcare for our neighbors.” Moore placed 2 medallions into the foundation to mark today’s ceremony.
The facility will include a three-story, 42,000 square feet building with a 14,000 square feet emergency room located on the ground floor and space for future use located on the second and third floors. The emergency room will include 12 exam rooms, including two resuscitation rooms, six areas where patients can comfortably wait for their results and an ambulance bay.
The opening of Bayfront Health Crossroads Emergency Room is expected in Spring 2023.
You can find links to video of today’s event below.
About Bayfront Health St. Petersburg
The 480-bed Bayfront Health St. Petersburg was founded in 1910. It was acquired October 1, 2020 by Orlando Health, a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $7.6 billion of assets under management. The hospital’s areas of clinical excellence include heart and vascular, surgical services, rehabilitation services, neurosciences, maternity care and – as home to the only state-accredited Level Two Adult Trauma Center in the St. Petersburg region – emergency services and trauma care.
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg is integral to the 3,200-bed Orlando Health system which serves the southeastern United States through 16 wholly-owned hospitals and emergency departments; rehabilitation services, cancer and heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, physician offices for adults and pediatrics, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. Nearly 4,500 physicians, representing more than 90 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the system, which employs more than 23,000 team members.
Orlando Health’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows including more than 40 who are enrolled at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg’s OB/GYN, Family Medicine, Sports Medicine and Pharmacy programs.
In FY21, Orlando Health served nearly 160,000 inpatients and nearly 3.6 million outpatients. During that same time period, Orlando Health provided approximately $648 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more. Additional information can be found at https://www.bayfrontstpete.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.