Florida Southern College and Lakeland Regional Health Develop New Medical Laboratory Science Program

Lakeland, FL – Florida Southern College and Lakeland Regional Health are pleased to announce a new college major that utilizes the resources of both institutions to enhance healthcare capabilities in Central Florida. A Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science (Medical Technology) will launch at Florida Southern in the 2017-2018 academic year. As part of the […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Earns Prestigious ‘Most Wired’ Status

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to announce it is one of the nation’s Most Wired hospitals and healthcare systems, as announced this week by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum. This is the fourth time that Lakeland Regional Health earned Most Wired® recognition. According to the American Hospital Association, there are 5,564 […]

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For Third Consecutive Year, Lakeland Regional Health Named to ‘150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare’

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health was recently named for the third consecutive year to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2017. The list honors hospitals, health systems and physician practices for outstanding workplace cultures, including professional development, employee recognition, mentorship programs, competitive benefits, diversity initiatives and employee satisfaction. “People […]

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NEW THERAPY OPTION FOR A-FIB PATIENTS

LRH HEART CENTER OFFERS NEW THERAPY OPTION FOR PATIENTS AT INCREASED RISK OF STROKE DUE TO ATRIAL FIBRILLATION WATSON CLINIC CARDIOLOGISTS FIRST IN CENTRAL FLORIDA TO PERFORM PROCEDURE Lakeland, FL —Patients who suffer from non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) as well as intolerance to long-term oral anticoagulation medications may soon find hope in the St. Jude […]

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Lakeland Regional Health to Join Orlando Health

Lakeland, FL & Orlando, FL (February 1, 2017) – Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) and Orlando Health (OH) have signed a letter of intent to form an affiliation that will create an integrated regional health care system. The regional system will better position both organizations to expand clinical programs, improve access, and enhance the clinical quality […]

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Lakeland Regional Health CEO and President Named To Becker’s Hospital Review’s Top Hospital CEOs List

Lakeland, FL – For the fifth consecutive year, Lakeland Regional Health President and CEO Elaine C. Thompson, PhD, FACHE, has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “135 Non-Profit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know.” Dr. Thompson has been listed every year since the list’s inception in 2012. “Elaine Thompson is a passionate and talented […]

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Lakeland Regional Health “Tops Off” Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children

Lakeland, FL – This morning Lakeland Regional Health placed the final external beam on the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children during a special Topping Off Ceremony. “Today marks an important milestone in the development of a very special community resource. The Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children is the direct […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Lakeland Regional Health Joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

Lakeland, FL – Today, Lakeland Regional Health and Mayo Clinic announced the start of a new collaborative relationship with the addition of Lakeland Regional Health to the Mayo Clinic Care Network. This formal agreement facilitates the transfer of shared knowledge between the two organizations to enhance the delivery of health care to the patients of Lakeland […]

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