Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies Receive Top Hospital Awards
Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children has been named a Top Children’s Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit operated by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The group also named Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies a Top Teaching Hospital.
The Top Hospital program is one of the most elite hospital quality awards in the country and identifies facilities that have systems in place to prevent medical errors, provide top-notch care and lower readmission rates. “This is great news for our team,” said Dr. Lawrence Spack, chief quality officer for Arnold Palmer Hospital. “We’re grateful to be recognized for the dedicated and excellent care we provide for our patients every day.”
A new category in 2016, the Top Teaching Hospital designation was given to 29 hospitals nationwide. “We are honored to have the opportunity to train the next generation of physicians and nursing staff,” said Louise Kaigle, chief nursing officer for Arnold Palmer Hospital and Winnie Palmer Hospital.
This year, The Leapfrog Group also placed Arnold Palmer Hospital and Winnie Palmer Hospital in the top decile in the nation. To see the full list of institutions honored as 2016 Top Hospitals, please visit www.leapfroggroup.org/tophospitals.
ORLANDO HEALTH ARNOLD PALMER HOSPITAL for CHILDREN
Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children is a 158-bed facility dedicated exclusively to the needs of children. Located in Orlando, Arnold Palmer Hospital provides expertise in pediatric specialties such as cardiac care, craniomaxillofacial surgery, gastroenterology, nephrology, neurology, oncology, orthopedics, pulmonology and sports medicine. The Bert Martin’s Champions for Children Emergency Department & Trauma Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital is part of the only Level One Trauma Center in the area, and is the first facility in Central Florida to provide emergency care exclusively for pediatric patients. Visit www.arnoldpalmerhospital.com to learn more about all of our specialties.
ORLANDO HEALTH WINNIE PALMER HOSPITAL for WOMEN & BABIES
Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies is a 285-bed facility dedicated exclusively to the needs of women and babies. The hospital includes comprehensive fetal diagnostics and labor and delivery services, a regional center for neonatal intensive care, maternal intensive care and women’s services. Annually, more than 14,000 babies are expected to be born at Winnie Palmer Hospital, making it the busiest labor and delivery unit in the state of Florida. To learn more, visit www.winniepalmerhospital.com.