Weight Loss Just Part of Story Behind FitChurch Challenge’s Success

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health’s FitChurch Challenge successfully wrapped up 12 weeks of fitness, nutrition education, weigh-ins, screenings and friendly competition to discover inspiring stories of willpower, transitions, accountability and camaraderie. Participants were all smiles as they came together for their final blood glucose and blood pressure screenings and weigh-ins on Saturday, March 24, […]

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Snack n’ Screen on February 13 Provides Drive-Through Cholesterol Screenings

Lakeland, FL – Grab a healthy breakfast or snack and have your cholesterol tested – without ever leaving the comfort of your car. During American Heart Month, Lakeland Regional Health wants men and women to know their numbers in a heartbeat! The not-for-profit health system is making that easy and free on Tuesday, February 13 […]

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Community Invited to ‘Living Well/Eating Better’ Luncheon and Dinner on Thursday, January 18, 2018

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health invites residents to jumpstart their New Year’s resolutions at two free Living Well & Eating Better community gatherings on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Special Guest Donald Hensrud, MD, Mayo Clinic’s Healthy Living Program Director, will motivate guests as he brings to life the essentials of The New York Times […]

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LRH CEO Named to Becker’s Hospital Review ‘183 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know’ For Sixth Consecutive Year

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health President and Chief Executive Officer, Elaine C. Thompson, PhD, FACHE, is named to the Becker’s Hospital Review “183 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know” for the sixth consecutive year.  Per Becker’s Hospital Review, “The men and women on this list lead some of the largest and most successful […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Earns ‘A’ Rating On Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scorecard

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to announce it once again earned an “A” rating on the Hospital Safety Scorecard from The Leapfrog Group today. The Leapfrog Group compares more than 2,600 hospitals using rigorous reporting criteria for 27 measures. Lakeland Regional Health has earned four “A” ratings from The Leapfrog Group since […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Named Top Large Hospital In Florida for Leadership in Quality and Patient Safety

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health earned a 2017 Celebration of Service Award in the over-150-bed category for Leadership in Quality and Patient Safety from the Florida Hospital Association. “We are so honored to be recognized as one of Florida’s top hospitals in quality and safety,” said Elaine C. Thompson, PhD, FACHE, Lakeland Regional Health […]

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Registration for Fourth Annual Promise Run Is Now Open

Lakeland, FL – Registration is now open at PromiseRun.org for the fourth annual Lakeland Regional Health Hollis Cancer Center Promise Run on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The Promise Run continues its tradition as the most popular race in the area. Because of overwhelming participation numbers, the certified 5k and 10k courses will now begin and […]

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