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, nurses, clinicians and team for their diligence in care that allows us to be a vibrant, leading-edge financially strong health system,” said Elaine C. Thompson, PhD, FACHE, Lakeland Regional Health President and CEO.
About Lakeland Regional Health
Not-for-profit Lakeland Regional Health reaches beyond its hospital walls to promote wellness, education and discovery in new places and new ways, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services at its Medical Center, Hollis Cancer Center and ambulatory care locations. Lakeland Regional Health earned Most Wired Advanced and Most Wired status four times since 2013 from the American Hospital Association and has earned workplace awards from Forbes, Gallup and Becker’s Hospital Review. Its 864-bed comprehensive tertiary referral hospital, Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, operates the Jack and Tina Harrell Family Institute for Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine; a Level II Trauma Center; the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children, which includes a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; and the Bannasch Institute for Advanced Rehabilitation Medicine.