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Kansas City Business Journal | May 22

Shawnee Mission Health wraps up hospital renovation

The renovation was designed to help support the continued education of its physicians, nurses and associates.

Osceola News-Gazette | May 22

Hospital employees donate supplies to Kissimmee schools

Florida Hospital Kissimmee employees donated hundreds of personal items and supplies to area middle schools.

Georgia Health News | May 14

A little-known star of hospital safety in Georgia

Gordon Hospital is the only hospital in Georgia to get straight A's for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group since the ratings debuted in 2012.

Daytona Beach News-Journal | May 8

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center opens new unit for women, children

The new Center for Women and Children increases the number of beds at the hospital to 327.

Orlando Sentinel | May 1

Florida Hospital Celebration expanding

The new six-story, 156-bed patient tower is expected to open in winter 2019.

Orlando Sentinel | April 12

Beloved Florida Hospital executive passes away at 47

Fulbright had worked with Adventist Health System for 25 years.

Tampa Bay Times | April 7

Promoting a work family propels Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel to a No. 1 ranking

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel is the top-ranked workplace in the large employer category on the Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces 2017 list.

WFTV | March 31

Florida Hospital unveils resort-style rehab facility under construction in Celebration

The 120-bed Adventist Care Center will feature a modern, hospitality-themed design, providing both short and long-term rehabilitation for patients once they leave the hospital.

Kansas City Business Journal | March 22

Shawnee Mission Health recruits top KC neurosurgeons for new practice

Shawnee Mission Physicians Group hired four providers for a new neurosurgery practice.

Orlando Sentinel | March 22

Florida Hospital opening new, larger NICU

The new 102-bed Level III NICU expands the hospital's 81-bed NICU and upgrades its technology.

West Orange Times & Windermere Observer | March 16

Florida Hospital Winter Garden introduces Neurology Specialists of West Orange

Neurology Specialists of West Orange opened in February to serve the tri-county area with a localized approach.

Tampa Bay Business Journal | March 10

Dr. Kiran Patel celebrates birthday with major donation to Florida Hospital

Florida Hospital Carrollwood received a $5 million donation to fund an emergency department expansion and a modern cardiac catheterization lab.

Palm Coast Observer | March 4

New technology the centerpiece of Florida Hospital Flagler cancer center

The hospital is the only one in the area to offer True Beam radiation treatment.

Orlando Business Journal | February 22

Florida Hospital, foundation plan 80,000 SF wellness center

The Center for Health & Wellbeing will be built near Winter Park Memorial Hospital, and is set to open late 2018.

Orlando Business Journal | February 20

Florida Hospital for Women to expand

The expansion will bring the hospital's bed total to 102.

Orlando Sentinel | February 17

Florida Hospital partners with Brazilian company Livox

The app, Livox, allows people with limited or no speech ability due to conditions such as autism, cerebral palsy, stroke and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to communicate much more effectively.

West Orange Times & Windermere Observer | February 15

Florida Hospital Winter Garden breaks ground for new building

A ground-breaking ceremony was held Tuesday, Feb. 14 for the hospital's new medical building.

The Apopka Voice | February 14

Florida Hospital breaks ground on medical office building

The 72,000-square-foot medical office building, expected to open in the spring of 2018, will serve the residents of fast-growing west Orange County.

The Kansas City Star | February 14

Shawnee Mission Health opens medical center in BluHawk development in Overland Park

The new medical facility opened Feb. 1.

Healthcare Finance | December 2

Orlando's Adventist University of Health Sciences to open Center for Population Health Research

Center will task students, faculty with applying geographic information systems technology to medical geography research.

Daily Commercial | November 22

Waterman employees take part in Day of Caring

More than 500 Florida Hospital employees volunteered at 17 locations throughout Central Florida as part of its second annual Day of Caring.

Orlando Sentinel | November 22

Florida Hospital dolls out more than $1 million in community benefit awards

The donations, distributed by Florida Hospital's Community Health Impact Council, are part of the heath system's community benefit activities.

The West Volusia Beacon | October 5

Florida Hospital Sleep Center opens

The center features four hotel-like sleep rooms, where patients will be connected to sensors that measure respiration, heart rate and other vital signs, and movement of limbs and facial features during the course of their overnight study.

Fox 4 | October 3

Kansas City turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Shawnee Mission Medical Center partnered with shops in Prairie Village to light the town pink.

Palm Coast Observer | September 27

Donation for diabetics: FHF Foundation gives $15,000 to Free Clinic

The funds were raised during the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation's 2016 Moonlit Gala.