Orlando Health Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Practices Find New Home Within Orlando Health Winnie Palmer
A New Space for Enhanced Cancer Care and Support for Women
Orlando, FL (November 6, 2023) – Orlando Health Cancer Institute’s breast and gynecologic cancer services will have a new home starting Tuesday, November 7. Both practices, along with integrative medicine and lab services, will be relocating to a renovated space on the ninth floor at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies.
The newly designed space will showcase cutting-edge equipment, individual patient suites, and modern infusion areas, all adorned with soothing finishes to provide a serene atmosphere.
“Our patients are at the heart of everything we do, and the integration of breast and gynecologic cancer services into Orlando Health Winnie Palmer is a significant step forward in delivering comprehensive care,” says Suzanne Worthington, president of Orlando Health Winnie Palmer. “By centralizing specialized care within a dedicated space, we are streamlining the patient journey, enhancing collaboration among our medical teams, and ultimately, improving outcomes for our patients.”
“We are excited to be able to offer our gynecologic oncology and breast care in one location at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital where patients will have a beautiful and comfortable surrounding while continuing to have the top quality and compassionate care they expect from the surgical and oncology teams of Orlando Health Cancer Institute,” added Margo Shoup, MD, president of Orlando Health Cancer Institute. “This new space provides seamless integration of services in one location, ultimately fostering great communication amongst the patients, care team and family. Our goal is to make the journey as easy as possible.”
The new space will open for patient care on November 7.
About Orlando Health
Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $9.2 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 the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system 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 3,888-bed system includes 29 hospitals and emergency departments – 24 of which are currently operational with five coming soon. The system also includes nine specialty institutes, more than 100 adult and pediatric primary care practices, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility under the management of Acadia Healthcare, and more than 60 outpatient facilities that include imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. More than 4,750 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 27,000 team members and more than 1,200 physicians.
In FY22, Orlando Health served nearly 142,000 inpatients and 3.9 million outpatients. The healthcare system provided more than $782 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 in FY 21, the most recent period for which this information is available. Additional information can be found at http://www.orlandohealth.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.