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Florida Hospital Received Award for Fit-Friendly Workplace

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills received the award for earning the platinum level for its worksite wellness program by the American Heart Association. The hospital was among 109 worksites in Tampa Bay honored for integrating healthy living into its workplace and Hospital was one of only 12 of those worksites that reached platinum level.

“Investing in your employees makes a productive, engaged and satisfied employee population,” said Casio Jones, Director of the Wellness Center. “It’s a win-win for Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and we are committed to creating an environment that promotes healthy behaviors for our team members.”

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills reached platinum status after building a more comprehensive employee wellness program and budgeted more money this year than the previous year towards promoting healthy habits. These improvements included more nutritional options in their renovated CREATION Café and in-house biometrics, exercise tracking devices and a financial incentive for healthy behaviors through their LIFE Employee Wellness program.

About Florida Hospital Zephyrhills

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is a 139-bed regional medical center located in East Pasco County. It is a member of the Florida Hospital network of Adventist Health System, one of the largest health care providers in the state of Florida. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, The Joint Commission, The Leapfrog Group, and HealthGrades for excellence in providing top quality patient care with special emphasis on safety and patient outcomes. The award-winning Heart Institute has received recognition in the treatment of coronary intervention, heart failure, chest pain, open heart surgery, and electrophysiology procedures. The hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical offerings, including orthopedic services such as hip and knee replacement and advanced MAKOplasty® robotic partial knee and total hip replacement. The newly renovated Women’s Health Center offers comprehensive services for women including gynecology, urology and pelvic floor health, labor and delivery through The Baby Place®, and breast care through the Simpson Breast Health Center. The hospital also offers 24/7 emergency services including a “fast track” option, imaging services and the Center for Wound Healing.