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Lake Mary leaders get first look inside Orlando Health Lake Mary Hospital

Lake Mary, FL (June 14, 2024) – Lake Mary elected officials and leaders from Lake Mary Police, Fire and Rescue and Parks and Recreation got their first look inside the new Orlando Health Lake Mary Hospital during a recent visit.

Attendees included Lake Mary Mayor David Mealor, Lake Mary Commissioner Jordan Smith, Lake Mary Commissioner Justin York, Lake Mary City Manager Kevin Smith, Lake Mary Police Chief Kevin Pratt, Lake Mary Deputy Police Chief Dennis Strange, Lake Mary Fire Chief Mike Johansmeyer, Lake Mary Deputy Fire Chief Wendy Niles, Lake Mary Parks and Recreation Director Bryan Nipe, Sabreena Colbert, Lake Mary Community Development Director, Seminole County Commissioner Amy Lockhart and Representative David Smith, District 38.

The group had a chance to see the work currently being done to complete the two six-story towers located off Reinhart Road in Seminole County. The hospital is being built contiguous with the existing Orlando Health Emergency Room – Lake Mary and across from the Orlando Health Medical Pavilion
-  Lake Mary.

Once completed, the hospital will be home to a state-of-the-art acute care facility with the following services:

  • Labor and delivery services.
  • Phase 1 will open with 124 beds with future space to accommodate up to 240 beds total.
  • 6 Operating rooms
  • 3 catheterization labs with dedicated interventional radiology, electrophysiology, and vascular services.
  • Imaging
  • Lab
  • Pharmacy
  • Dining and chapel

Orlando Health Lake Mary Hospital is expected to open in January 2025.

 

About Orlando Health

Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with

$9.6 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico.

Founded more than 100 years ago, the healthcare system is recognized around the world for Central Florida’s only pediatric and adult Level I Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level II Adult Trauma Center in Pinellas County. It is the home of one of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care units, one of the only systems in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows.

The 3,487-bed system includes 17 hospitals, 10 free-standing emergency rooms and nine Hospital Care at Home programs. An additional four hospitals and six free-standing emergency rooms are coming soon. The system also includes 10 specialty institutes, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility under the management of Acadia Healthcare, and more than 375 outpatient facilities that include physician clinics, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with CareSpot Urgent Care. More than 4,950 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 29,000 team members and more than 1,500 physicians.

In FY 23, Orlando Health cared for 197,000 inpatients and 6.6 million outpatients. The healthcare system provided nearly $1.3 billion in total impact to the communities it serves in the form of community benefit programs and services, Medicare shortfalls, bad debt, community-building activities and capital investments in FY 22, the most recent period for which this information is available.

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