Baptist Hospital (Pensacola)
|Baptist Hospital (Pensacola)|
|Baptist Health Care|
|Location||Pensacola, Florida, United States|
|Emergency department||Level II trauma center|
|Lists||Hospitals in Florida|
Baptist Hospital is a 492-bed health care facility in Pensacola, Florida. It was the first to operate medical evacuations by helicopter in Florida. The hospital opened in 1951, and is the largest facility in the Baptist Health Care network.
Baptist Hospital is a state-certified Level II trauma center.
Medevac services are provided through Baptist LifeFlight. First established in 1977, it was the third hospital-based aeromedical helicopter program in the United States and the first in Florida. Baptist LifeFlight uses the Eurocopter EC130.
Baptist LifeFlight is the only medical helicopter service serving Northwest Florida, South Alabama, and South Mississippi. Four helicopters are operated:
- LifeFlight 1 - Eurocopter EC 135(N577LF) based in Pensacola, Florida
- LifeFlight 2 - Eurocopter EC 130(N209LF) based in Mobile, Alabama
- LifeFlight 3 - Eurocopter EC 130(N506LF) based in Greenville, Alabama
- LifeFlight 4 - Eurocopter EC130(N306LF) based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Baptist Hospital was one of 26 hospitals to receive the American College of Cardiology Foundation's Silver Performance Achievement Award for sustaining high standards and excellence in cardiovascular care.
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