Moody’s Investors Service ReaffirmsLakeland Regional Health Systems A2 Bond Rating

Lakeland, FL – Moody’s Investors Service recently reaffirmed Lakeland Regional Health’s A2 bond rating with a stable outlook. Moody’s noted that the A2 rating reflects Lakeland Regional Health System’s steady operating performance, manageable debt burden and a favorable liquidity position. “We are extremely grateful for the support and leadership of our Board of Directors, and […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Begins Vaccinating Team Members With Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

LAKELAND, Fla. – Today, Lakeland Regional Health began administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Lakeland Regional Health team members and Medical Staff members who are at the highest risk of COVID-19 exposure from patients. “Our team members and Medical Staff providers have truly been heroes the last nine months, and their safety and well-being are […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Begins Administering New COVID-19 Therapy Drug That Decreases Need for Hospitalization

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to share that it is now treating COVID-19 patients with bamlanivimab, the monoclonal antibody treatment shown to reduce the severity of the virus and decrease the need for hospitalization by as much as 70 percent. “This new COVID-19 drug therapy has great promise,” said Timothy J. Regan, […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Earns Most Wired Status for the Sixth Time

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is one of 2020’s Digital Health Most Wired hospital and health systems, as announced this morning by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. This is the sixth time that Lakeland Regional Health has earned Most Wired recognition. Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center achieved Level 7 Acute, one of only 13 […]

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Lakeland Regional Health First in Florida And 11th in the World to Achieve Analytics Milestone

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is the first health system in Florida and one of only 11 in the world to achieve Stage 7 of the HIMSS Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity (AMAM). A Stage 7 validation on a HIMSS Maturity Model is an internationally recognized symbol of an organization’s dedication to digital transformation in healthcare, […]

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Lakeland Regional Health’s Center for Behavioral Health & Wellness To Resume Development

Lakeland, FL– In November 2019, the City of Lakeland and Lakeland Regional Health announced an unprecedented investment in our community aimed to lift up those with behavioral health needs and help lessen their distress and challenges. The project, which was slated for completion in 2021, was temporarily put on hold to focus efforts on the COVID-19 pandemic. Lakeland […]

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Lakeland Regional Health to Open County’s Only High-Acuity Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to now be able to offer families in Polk County and surrounding communities the ease and peace of mind of high-level intensive care for their children right here in Lakeland, beginning September 1, 2020. A 12-bed high-acuity Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is ready to open at the Carol Jenkins […]

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