Posted in Health

WFH statement: ‘To ensure our readiness as we monitor the capacity’

Elective Surgery Statement from West Florida Hospital “As positive COVID-19 cases continue to rise across Florida and here in our area, West Florida Hospital is…

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When will West Florida Hospital start testing more

On Thursday, the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center released a report on the specimen collections for the COVID-19 testing. West Florida Hospital has only collected…

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Posted in Business Health

West Florida Hospital CEO on COVID-19

At yesterday’s press conference, West Florida Hospital CEO Gay Nord gave an update on what her system is doing to combat COVID-19. “We have actually…

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Posted in Education Escambia County Health

Crush the Crisis

On Saturday, September 7, West Florida Hospital will host “Crush the Crisis,” an opioid take back event with the goal of collecting and properly disposing…

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Posted in Business Health News

Buzz: WFH hires new president

Inweekly has heard that the former president of CHI St. Luke’s Health-Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Gay Nord, has been hired as the new president…

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Posted in Business

West Florida Hospital CEO takes job in Roanoke Valley

West Florida Hospital CEO Brian Baumgardener will be leaving Pensacola to become Chief Executive Officer of LewisGale Regional Health System, effective Nov. 14. Baumgardner will…

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Posted in Business Health Care Battle

Scott continues to pressure hospitals, wants to audit 129

Gov. Rick Scott’s administration is continuing to ratchet up pressure on the hospital industry, with Scott saying Monday that 129 hospitals face audits related to…

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West Florida Hospital named to Top 100 Hospitals list

Modern Healthcare released a list of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals, and West Florida Hospital made that list in the large community hospital section. The…

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Stubblefield explains cancellation

Today I interviewed Al Stubblefield, president of Baptist Hospital, on the cancellation of its purchase of West Florida Hospital. I wanted to hear what caused…

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