Halifax Health

303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
www.halifaxhealth.org

Halifax Health is the area’s largest healthcare provider with a tertiary and community hospital with 944 licensed beds and more than 500 physicians on its medical staff, representing 46 medical specialties. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II trauma center, comprehensive stroke center, neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, child and adolescent behavioral services, and kidney transplant program. It also provides psychiatric services, a regional cancer program with four outreach centers, the area’s largest hospice organization, and a preferred provider organization.

Halifax Health serves the residents of East Central Florida with a wide range of diagnostic and treatment capabilities. It has consistently ranked in the top five percent of all hospitals in the nation in clinical outcomes in areas such as cardiology, orthopedics, neurosciences, oncology and trauma care, and holds numerous disease-specific certifications including heart attack, heart failure, stroke and diabetes.

Halifax Health is a legislatively chartered taxing healthcare organization governed by a Board of Commissioners appointed by the Governor.


 

Lee Health

9800 South HealthPark Drive, Suite 200
Ft. Myers, Florida 33908
www.leehealth.org

Open since 1916, Lee Health is one of the top five largest public health systems in the United States and the largest community-owned health system in Southwest Florida. The 1,423 bed system is made up of four acute-care hospitals and two specialty hospitals, as well as outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers and primary care physician offices. Lee Health provides regional programs, such as the only children’s hospital, the only Level II trauma center and the only kidney transplant center between Tampa and Miami. The system has a medical staff of nearly 1,200 Lee County physicians, 4,500 volunteers and 9,300 employees.

Lee Health accounts for about 95 percent of the region’s acute-care hospital beds. The system delivers all of the babies born in Lee County and many from surrounding counties, including many high-risk babies. It also offers the only licensed inpatient rehabilitation facility and the only acute-care psychiatric beds in Lee County. Lee Health is governed by a 10-member publicly elected board.


 

Memorial Healthcare System

Executive Offices
3501 Johnson Street
Hollywood, Florida 33021-5121
www.mhs.net

At 1,900 beds, Memorial Healthcare System is among the nation’s largest public healthcare systems. The system consists of a major tertiary care hospital, a freestanding children’s hospital, five primary care centers, four community hospitals, a nursing home, two same-day surgery centers, a large freestanding urgent care center and a home health agency.

Memorial Regional Hospital, located in Hollywood, is the flagship of the system and one of the largest hospitals in Florida. It offers extensive and diverse services that include Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Memorial Cancer Institute and Memorial Neuroscience Center.

Memorial Regional Hospital South is also located in Hollywood and offers medical and surgical services and houses the Rehabilitation Institute of South Florida, a 56-bed, inpatient comprehensive rehabilitation hospital.

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is the leading children’s hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties with major services in pediatric cardiology, including surgery and transplantation, oncology, orthopedics and surgery.

Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital Pembroke serve western Broward county as community hospitals. Memorial Hospital West, which houses a bone marrow transplant unit and comprehensive Cancer Institute, Memorial Manor nursing home, and a variety of ancillary healthcare facilities round out the system. The system is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners appointed by the Governor.


 

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System

Administration
1700 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, Florida 34239-3555
www.smh.com

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 839-bed medical center with over 6,000 staff and 1,000 physicians, offers the region’s greatest depth and breadth of care. 
 
Founded in 1925, Sarasota Memorial provides specialized expertise in cardiac, vascular, oncology, maternity and neuroscience services, as well as a complete continuum of care, with a network of outpatient and urgent care centers, physician practices, rehabilitation and skilled nursing among its many programs.
 
The region’s only public hospital, Sarasota Memorial is governed by the Sarasota County Public Hospital Board, made up of nine unpaid citizens elected by local voters. It is the only hospital in Sarasota County providing trauma services, obstetrical care, pediatrics, neonatal intensive care and psychiatric services for patients of all ages. Sarasota Memorial also operates a Community Medical Clinic, which provides specialty care for uninsured and underinsured residents.
 
The hospital has been consistently recognized as one of the nation’s best. Sarasota Memorial is one of only 52 hospitals in the U.S. to earn the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ highest five-star quality rating in every reporting period since the federal program began in 2016. The organization also has received Magnet Nursing Recognition four times, an achievement attained by less than 1 percent of all hospitals.
 
The health system’s affiliations and partnerships with New York’s Columbia University Medical Center, Florida State University’s College of Medicine, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and other institutions help bring teaching, research and the most advanced treatments to the Sarasota community.