LRH and City of Lakeland Team Up To Enhance Behavioral Health Services for Community

New Center for Behavioral Health & Wellness Set to Open in 2021 Lakeland, FL – The City of Lakeland and Lakeland Regional Health are pleased to announce today an unprecedented investment in our community aimed to lift up those with behavioral health needs and help lessen their distress and challenges. Good behavioral health means a […]

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Polk’s Only Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Facility Achieves Prestigious Accreditation Status

Lakeland, FL – When your loved one has a stroke or suffers multiple injuries in a motor vehicle accident, having a high-quality inpatient physical rehabilitation center nearby can make all the difference in recovery. As Polk County’s only inpatient acute physical rehabilitation facility, the Bannasch Institute for Advanced Rehabilitation Medicine is pleased to announce it […]

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Florida Hospital Association Names Tammy Caldwell Florida’s Caregiver of the Year

Lakeland, FL – Tammy Caldwell, Recreation Therapy Assistant at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, is Florida’s Caregiver of the Year, announced by the Florida Hospital Association during its annual Awards Dinner tonight. Ms. Caldwell started her healthcare career in Housekeeping at Palmview Hospital in 1987. Someone suggested to her that she would excel in Behavioral […]

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Becker’s Hospital Review: Caroline Gay a Rising Star

Lakeland, FL – Caroline Gay, FHFMA, is one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s Rising Stars: 66 Healthcare Leaders Under 40, according to a just-released list by the well-respected healthcare publication. Ms. Gay serves as Chief Population Health Officer and Chief Analytics Officer for Lakeland Regional Health. According to Becker’s Hospital Review, “Individuals on this list have […]

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Lakeland Regional Health First in Florida And 10th in the World to Achieve Analytics Milestone

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health earned two prestigious national honors for its leading-edge technology initiatives that assist with delivering the best outcomes and safest care to patients and their families. After a rigorous onsite validation this week, Lakeland Regional Health is one of only 10 health systems around the world and the first in […]

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Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children Certified as Polk County’s 1st LEED in Healthcare Building

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to announce its Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children has earned LEED in Healthcare certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. This is the only building in Polk County with this designation and only the 18th building in Florida designated as such. “We are so […]

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Tim Boynton Named One of World’s Top Emerging Healthcare Philanthropy Leaders

Lakeland, FL – Timothy J. Boynton, Lakeland Regional Health Vice President of Development and Chief Public Relations and Communications Officer, is one of the top emerging healthcare philanthropy leaders around the globe, according to a list released today by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. The organization’s 2019 40 Under 40 list recognizes future leaders within […]

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U.S. News & World Report Rates Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center Among Top Florida Hospitals

Lakeland, FL – The trusted consumer resource and publication U.S. News & World Report named Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center among its top Florida hospitals as part of its annual Best Hospital Rankings, released today. Out of 269 Florida hospitals listed in the Best Regional Hospital listing, Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center earned a spot […]

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