Move will expand Floridians’ access to a unified family of physicians and care facilities
March 3, 2022 – For the first time in Florida’s history, more than 400 affiliated sites of care across the state will officially adopt a new name, HCA Florida Healthcare. The transition will take place on March 3 and it signals each hospital’s connection to the state’s leading collaborative health care network. This transformation connects more than 11,000 physicians, 77,000 colleagues, 49 hospitals and more than 350 physician practices, freestanding emergency rooms and other sites of care.
In Southeast Florida, 12 hospitals will adopt name changes and new logos on March 3.
Aventura Hospital is now HCA Florida Aventura Hospital
Kendall Regional Medical center is now HCA Florida Kendall Hospital Mercy Hospital is now HCA Florida Mercy Hospital
Westside Regional Medical Center is now HCA Florida Westside Hospital Northwest Regional Medial Center is now HCA Florida Northwest Hospital
Palm Beach County
JFK Regional Medical Center is now HCA Florida JFK Hospital JFK North Hospital is now HCA Florida JFK North Hospital Palms West Hospital is now HCA Florida Palms West Hospital
St. Lucie Medical Center is now HCA Florida St. Lucie Hospital
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is now HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital Highlands Medical Center is now HCA Florida Highlands Hospital
Raulerson Hospital is now HCA Florida Raulerson Hospital
In November 2021, two other hospitals adopted the name change; HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital in Tamarac and the new HCA Florida University Hospital in Davie.
“Our Florida colleagues and physicians have always been united in their commitment to serving our patients and caring like family. Over the past two years, we’ve come together in ways that better serve our communities and our colleagues, proving that our connectedness is our strength,” said Chuck Hall, national group president at HCA Healthcare. “This transition reflects our mission and our commitment to all we serve as we continue to work together to deliver top-quality care for patients across the Sunshine State.”
As a comprehensive and connected network, HCA Florida Healthcare has a unique ability to continually improve quality, expand patient access to care, address the ongoing nursing shortage, respond during times of disaster, advance diversity in healthcare and fund and collaborate with non-profit organizations to address high-priority community needs.
With one baby born every 17 minutes at an HCA Florida Healthcare hospital, the future for Floridians has never been brighter. Throughout the state, patients and families can continue to expect HCA Florida Healthcare’s trusted physicians and nurses to deliver care like family, with no changes to facility hours of operation, phone numbers or health insurance participation.
About HCA Florida Healthcare
HCA Florida Healthcare, a part of HCA Healthcare, is a family of more than 450 affiliated site of care, including hospitals, physician practices and freestanding emergency rooms, offering the state’s leading network of personalized care. United as a statewide network in 2021, HCA Florida Healthcare includes 11,000 experienced doctors and 77,000 colleagues working together to deliver advanced, collaborative care to more than 6.4 million patients each year. HCA Florida Healthcare is committed to improving more lives in more ways and giving back to the communities it serves. The network provided nearly $836.6 million in uncompensated care and invested significantly in innovative technologies and facilities across Florida, including the new $360 million state-of-the-art, multi-specialty HCA Florida University Hospital in Davie, Fla. A strong advocate for the next generation of healthcare professionals, HCA Florida Healthcare is also a major supporter of university-based healthcare programs and residencies and fellowships throughout the Sunshine State.