One of America's preeminent health care institutions, Baptist Health South Florida is headquartered in Coral Gables and includes 12 hospitals, as well as more than 100 outpatient facilities and physician practice locations, and institutes and centers of excellence specializing in cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics, rehabilitation, cardiac and vascular care, women's services and more. Their clinical quality ranks among the best hospital systems in the nation and they have been recognized for being among the best health care providers in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
With more than a million patient visits every year, Baptist Health has received rave reviews from the people they serve. In fact, patients and their families from around the world travel to South Florida for their medical expertise. Approximately 23,000 employees and 4,000 physicians in virtually all specialties – many with national and international reputations – are the key to their high level of care.
Baptist Health is committed to the advancement of patient care, as evidenced by its launch of the Miami Innovation Institute – a pipeline that allows inventors to submit ideas for healthcare innovation – and the Baptist Health Center for the Advancement of Learning, which provides continuous learning opportunities to its caregivers.
The nurses at Baptist Health are committed to excellence, delivering quality, compassionate care to patients, innovating new practices, and leading groundbreaking research in advancing their profession. Five Baptist Health hospitals – Baptist Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital – achieved magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in recognition of professionalism and excellence in nursing. Mariners Hospital, a critical access hospital, was the first hospital in Florida to achieve ANCC Pathway to Excellence designation.
For more information about Baptist Health South Florida, please visit baptisthealth.net.