Largo Medical Center
|Largo Medical Center|
|Hospital Corporation of America|
|Location||Largo, Florida, United States|
|Lists||Hospitals in Florida|
Largo Medical Center is a 425-bed teaching hospital located in Largo, in the US state of Florida. The hospital has two campuses, and 1,250 employees, and is owned by Hospital Corporation of America, a Nashville, Tennessee based company. As a teaching facility, Largo Medical Center operates a number of osteopathic residency programs. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission.
In 2011, nurses at Largo Medical Center protested, with concerns regarding adequate staffing. Following the prior nurses' protest, which took place one year prior, the hospital became associated with the National Nurses Organizing Committee. The nurses at Largo Medical Center and other nearby hospitals, a total of 3,100 nurses, joined a nurses' union in 2012.
In 2012, a new chief operating officer was appointed, as Tony Degina replaced Ricky Satcher.
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