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Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Ranked High Performing in Medical Specialties by U.S. News & World Report

St. Petersburg, FL (July 26, 2022) - U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has named Bayfront Health St. Petersburg as a 2022-2023 High Performing hospital in two categories:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Kidney failure

The U.S. News & World Report ratings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or elective procedures. More than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions were evaluated for this most recent award period. Evaluations measured a variety of factors including hospital survival rates, complication rates, patient experience and level of nursing care. High Performing ratings for medical specialties were awarded to hospitals providing care that is significantly better than the national average.

“We are proud to be recognized for the exemplary care that our patients can expect when they choose Bayfront Health St. Petersburg,” said Trina Espinola, MD, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg chief medical officer. “These recent rankings from U.S. News & World Report further demonstrate that our physicians, nurses and team members are committed to providing the best healthcare possible to our patients and the communities we serve.”

Orlando Health, which owns Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, received High Performing Ratings for its medical specialties at five other facilities:

Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital and Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital

  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Diabetes
  • Heart attack
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Heart failure
  • Hip replacement
  • Kidney failure
  • Knee replacement
  • Lung cancer surgery
  • Stroke

Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Diabetes
  • Heart failure
  • Kidney failure

Orlando Health South Lake Hospital

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Kidney failure
  • Stroke

The U.S. News methodology is based entirely on objective measures of quality. For more information, visit U.S. News Best Hospitals.

 

About Bayfront Health St. Petersburg

The 480-bed Bayfront Health St. Petersburg was founded in 1910. It was acquired October 1, 2020 by Orlando Health, a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $8 billion of assets under management. The hospital’s areas of clinical excellence include heart and vascular, surgical services, rehabilitation services, neurosciences, maternity care and – as home to the only state-accredited Level Two Adult Trauma Center in the St. Petersburg region – emergency services and trauma care.

Bayfront Health St. Petersburg is integral to the 3,200-bed Orlando Health system which serves the southeastern United States through 10 award-winning hospitals, 9 hospital based ERs, including Central Florida’s only Level I Trauma Center, and 7 free-standing emergency rooms; rehabilitation services, cancer and heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, physician offices for adults and pediatrics, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. More than 4,200 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the system, which employs more than 23,000 team members.

Orlando Health’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows including more than 40 who are enrolled at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg’s OB/GYN, Family Medicine, Sports Medicine and Pharmacy programs.

In FY21, Orlando Health served more than 160,000 inpatients and 3.6 million outpatients. During that same time period, Orlando Health provided approximately ¬¬¬$648 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more. Additional information can be found at https://www.bayfrontstpete.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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