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Florida Hospital Orlando expands cardiac intensive care unit

Florida Hospital Orlando unveiled an expansion to its cardiac intensive care unit, adding eight beds designated for patients who have severe heart and lung failure and need to be on a life-saving machine called ECMO. “We had a situation where we had to say no,” said Dr. Robert Duane Davis, the chief medical officer of […]

Florida Hospital and GE Healthcare Partners to build ‘command center’ to guide clinical operations

Florida Hospital and GE Healthcare Partners are working together to design and build a command center that will transform clinical operations at Florida Hospital locations across Central Florida. The high-tech center, the first of its kind in the region, will use predictive analytics to help hospital staff working to deliver quality, safe, and optimized clinical […]

Florida Hospital Gets Report Card

Florida Hospital campuses in the Orlando metro area all received “A” grades in an elite national rating program which recognizes strong commitment to patient safety. The independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group released the grades, which rate hospitals on errors, injuries, accidents, and infections.  Surveyors also consider a hospital system’s culture to prevent mishaps. The Hospital Safety […]

You might be a Florida Hospital Nurse if…

  It takes a special person to be a nurse. One that cares. Extends unwavering compassion. Sacrifices for others. And at Florida Hospital, embodies the mission to heal the whole person — in body, mind, and spirit. If you have ever wondered if you might be a “Florida Hospital nurse,” click here to find out more.