Since 1948, Florida Hospital has been caring for our Heartland neighbors with a mission to “Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.” Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center and Florida Hospital Wauchula are member of a network of 24 Adventist Health Care System hospitals located throughout Florida.
Built in 1998, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center in Sebring offers 149 private rooms nestled on 86-acres inside the Sun ’n Lake Community. Included on this campus is the County’s only certified Heart & Vascular Center and outfitted with three cath labs, it is the area’s only Certified Stroke Center and Certified Chest Pain Center. The Sebring hospital also offers an all-suite Blessed Beginnings Birthing Center, accredited Breast Care Center staffed with an on-site board-certified radiologists and certified Patient Care Navigator, the Bone, Joint & Spine Center offering a variety of minimally invasion procedures through board-certified surgeons, wound care with hyperbaric services, robotic surgical services, sleep center and a wide array of diagnostic imaging like PET CT, MRI and digital mammograms. Already the county’s busiest ER, the newly-expanded Emergency Care Center now has 24 private rooms.
Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center in Lake Placid on US Highway 27 was built in 1981 and features 50 private rooms. It contains the county’s only senior behavioral health unit, as well as emergency care, surgical services, fitness center and diagnostic imaging, all with electronic medical record capabilities.
Photo taken: 2/10/2016
From left to right: Bruce Bergherm (Florida Hospital), Commissioner James Brooks (BOCC)