City Commission Approves Amendment to Lease Agreement Between The City of Lakeland and Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center

Lakeland, FL – Today, the Lakeland City Commission voted to amend the current Lease and Transfer Agreement between the City of Lakeland and Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, effectively affirming the outstanding commitment of the two organizations to providing the best healthcare services to the community. “We appreciate the leadership and foresight of the Lakeland […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Introduces Weight-Loss Surgery Program

Lakeland, FL – More than 70 percent of Polk County residents are diagnosed as overweight or obese, according to Florida Charts, often resulting in dangerous medical conditions, such diabetes, heart disease, sleep disorders, respiratory issues and, most recently, complications from COVID-19. As part of its steadfast commitment to reduce the community’s obesity rate and strengthen […]

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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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