LRH Medical Center’s Electrophysiology Lab Earns Prestigious Three-Year Accreditation

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center earns a prestigious three-year accreditation for Cardiac Electrophysiology from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission. The accreditation is for both Testing/Ablation and Device Implantation. “We are pleased to be able to offer such a high level of heart care at the region’s most established Cardiovascular Institute,” said Timothy J. […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Goes Blue For Child Abuse Prevention Month

Lakeland, FL – Every one of us shares a responsibility for the well-being of children and families in and around Polk County. Because April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, it’s the perfect time to help each other understand that simple actions can make a big impact to help families and their community thrive. Lakeland […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Honored With National Work-Life Balance Award

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is one of two winners of the Excellence in Work-Life Balance Award, presented annually by Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP. “We are honored to accept the Excellence in Work-Life Balance Award on behalf of our team. At Lakeland Regional Health, we create an environment that encourages and teaches […]

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LRH Oncology Program One of 24 in U.S. to Earn Outstanding Achievement Award from Commission on Cancer

Lakeland, FL – DeAnne Abell wasn’t sure how to feel when she was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 32. After facing side effects from her first chemotherapy treatment, the mother of five began to wonder what kind of legacy she needed to leave behind for her younger children. “At that point, I actually started […]

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Trauma Center Earns 7-Year Certification From Florida Department of Health

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health’s Medical Center Trauma Center once again earned a seven-year certification from the Florida Department of Health. The Trauma Center, designated a Level II since its initial approval in 1998, is the only one of its kind for Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties and cared for more than 3,200 patients […]

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Moody’s Investors Service affirms Lakeland Regional Health System’s A2 bond rating

Lakeland, FL – Moody’s Investors Service today affirmed Lakeland Regional Health’s A2 bond rating with a stable outlook.  Moody’s noted that the A2 rating reflects LRHS’ good financial performance, manageable debt burden and a favorable liquidity position. “We are extremely grateful for the support and leadership of our Board of Directors, and to our physicians, […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center One of 20 Hospitals Recognized for Reducing C-Sections

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to be one of 20 healthcare organizations recognized by the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Health for achieving the ambitious National Healthy People 2020 objective to reduce cesarean section deliveries for first-time mothers with low-risk pregnancies. The goal is to lower the […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Named Best Large Hospital Workplace in Florida

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to share it was named Best Hospital Workplace with 150-plus beds by the Florida Hospital Association. The award was announced Thursday night at FHA’s annual meeting and awards presentation. Each year, the Florida Hospital Association recognizes leaders and teams in healthcare who contribute to the mission of […]

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