“HCA Florida Raulerson Hospital has been part of Healthcare Corporation of America since 1979. We are excited to recognize that longstanding relationship in our new name and updated look with our team, our patients and our community, “said Brian Melear hospital CEO, “Unifying as a statewide brand with more than 450 care sites and 77,000 colleagues state wide will signal to our patients that HCA Florida Healthcare is the leading healthcare network in the state, ready to deliver safe, quality, patient-centered care. Our name is changing but our mission is not, above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.”
HCA Florida Healthcare connects more than 11,000 staff physicians, 77,000 colleagues, 49 hospitals and more than 350 physician practices, freestanding emergency rooms and other sites of care across the 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.
About HCA Florida Raulerson Hospital
Serving Okeechobee County for over 40 years, Raulerson Hospital is a 100-bed full-service acute care hospital. Specializing in emergency services, gastroenterology services, minimally invasive surgery, hip and knee replacement, mammography services and occupational, physical and speech therapy, we provide high quality, exceptional patient care to Okeechobee residents and the surrounding communities. We hold the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Primary Stroke Center Certification, Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award (2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018) and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Rating. Within minutes of FL-710, the Hospital’s 24-hour emergency room provides specialized hospital services for adults and children of all ages.
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. For more information, please visit HCAFloridaHealthcare.com.