Florida Hospital Orlando | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
Florida Hospital Orlando. Florida Hospital is a 22-campus network with 2,247 beds, of which Florida Hospital Orlando is the flagship facility. The system, a member of Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based Adventist Health System, is a referral center for Central Florida, the Southeastern states and part of the Caribbean and Latin America. The Florida Hospital System has 33,000 employees and 2,230 staff physicians.
Florida Hospital Orlando was established in 1908 in a two-story farmhouse with 20 beds bought by a group of Seventh-day Adventists. In the years that followed, Florida Hospital Orlando became one of the first hospitals in the country to install a CT scanner and the first in the state to feature digital mammography. Florida Hospital extended its mission beyond its four walls by creating the Health Village, a 172-acre planned community in downtown Orlando with a goal of improving population health. Features of Health Village include a medical office building, apartment complex, fitness center, SunRail commuter rail station and Eden: The Spa for Image Discovery, which offers services geared toward cancer patients.
U.S. News & World Report named Florida Hospital Orlando the No. 1 hospital in the Orlando metro area and the No. 1 hospital in Florida in its 2015-16 rankings. Additionally, the hospital is nationally ranked in nine adult specialties, including gynecology, urology, and diabetes and endocrinology.
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