Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is Recognized for Quality Achievements

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Hospital Receives Recognition in U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals 2016 Edition

Being honored for giving excellent patient care is the best recognition a hospital can get.

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is proud to be among the hospitals recently recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association in the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals 2016 edition for their excellence in implementing the Get With The Guidelines program.    

“In a healthcare environment that demands more of providers than ever before, priorities are set with patient care,” said Kathy Fenelon, Regional Vice President of the Greater South East Affiliate of the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. “Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has demonstrated their commitment to quality improvement by achieving award-level adherence to up-to-date treatment guidelines for stroke, heart failure and STEMI patients.”

The hospital holds recognition from the American Heart Association, Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award; the American Stroke Association, Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award; and the American Heart Association, Mission: Lifeline Silver Plus for STEMI Receiving Facility.

“Being honored for giving excellent patient care is the best recognition a hospital can get,” said Gwen Alonso, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Florida Hospital Zephyrhills. “We couldn’t achieve this quality level of patient care without our physicians, nurses and quality improvement professionals who turn treatment guidelines into lifelines.”

About Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is a 139-bed regional medical center located in East Pasco County. It is a member of the Florida Hospital network of Adventist Health System, one of the largest health care providers in the state of Florida. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, The Joint Commission, and HealthGrades for excellence in providing top quality patient care with special emphasis on safety and patient outcomes. The award-winning Heart Program has received recognition in the treatment of coronary intervention, heart failure, chest pain, open heart surgery, and electrophysiology procedures. The hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical offerings, including orthopedic services such as hip and knee replacement and advanced MAKOplasty® robotic partial knee and total hip replacement. The Women’s Health Center offers comprehensive services for women including gynecology, urology and pelvic floor health, labor and delivery through The Baby Place®, and breast care through the Simpson Breast Health Center. The hospital also offers 24/7 emergency services including a “fast track” option, imaging services and the Center for Wound Healing. Visit FHZeph.org for more information.

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