Baptist Hospital (Pensacola)

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This article is about the Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Florida. For other hospitals with similar names, see Baptist Hospital (disambiguation).
Baptist Hospital (Pensacola)
Baptist Health Care
Geography
Location Pensacola, Florida, United States
Coordinates 30°25′47″N 87°13′52″W / 30.42972°N 87.23111°W / 30.42972; -87.23111Coordinates: 30°25′47″N 87°13′52″W / 30.42972°N 87.23111°W / 30.42972; -87.23111
Services
Emergency department Level II trauma center
Helipad Yes
Beds 492
History
Founded 1951
Links
Lists Hospitals in Florida

Baptist Hospital is a 492-bed[1] 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.

Facilities[edit]

Baptist Hospital is a state-certified Level II trauma center.[2]

Baptist LifeFlight[edit]

Baptist LifeFlight transports patients to Baptist Hospital. First established in 1977, it was the third hospital-based aeromedical helicopter program in the United States and the first in Florida.[3] Baptist LifeFlight uses Eurocopter EC 135(N577LF), Eurocopter EC 130(N209LF), Eurocopter EC 130(N506LF), and Eurocopter EC130(N306LF) helicopters based in Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi.[4]

Awards[edit]

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.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Baptist Hospital - About our facility". Ebaptisthealthcare.org. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Baptist Hospital Emergency Care". Baptist Health Care. Retrieved 2014-06-06. 
  3. ^ "Elsevier". Airmedicaljournal.com. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  4. ^ "Evergreen Medical Center ::: Evergreen AL 36401". Evergreenmedical.org. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]

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