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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Harrell Family Makes Significant Donation to Name and Create the Jack and Tina Harrell Family Institute for Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health Foundation is pleased to announce receipt of a significant gift from the Harrell Family, designated for the Jack and Tina Harrell Family Institute for Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine. “We are overwhelmed by the longstanding leadership and inspiring generosity shown to Lakeland Regional Health by Jack Harrell, Jr., his wife Tina, […]

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Orlando Health and Lakeland Regional Health Agree to End Affiliation

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health President and Chief Executive Officer, Elaine C. Thompson, PhD, FACHE, announced today that after careful consideration, Orlando Health and Lakeland Regional Health will end their Affiliation on September 30, 2018. Of the change, Dr. Thompson said, “We appreciate our Orlando Health colleagues and look forward to future opportunities to […]

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LRH Medical Center the First in Polk County To Offer Vital MitraClip® Procedure

Lakeland, FL – Polk County patients like Earli Sullivan who suffer from a potentially fatal leaky mitral valve but are not candidates for open-heart surgery can now find lifesaving care through an innovative device called MitraClip®. Physicians at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center are the first in Polk County to perform this vital procedure, allowing patients […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Selected to Participate In National End-of-Life Research Project

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to share it has been selected by the Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) as part of an innovative nationwide project to better understand advance care planning. As one of the research sites, Lakeland Regional Health will serve as host of a community-wide game that will allow information […]

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New Apps and Kiosks Help Patients and Families Find Their Way Around Medical Center

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to offer several robust new technologies that make navigating through the Medical Center convenient, quick and effortless for patients, families and guests. Lakeland Regional Health and LogicJunction worked together to develop a comprehensive navigation system, including a mobile app and website app, that provides step-by-step directions to […]

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