Florida Hospital Celebration Health
|This article relies too much on references to primary sources. (April 2012)|
|Florida Hospital Celebration Health|
|Adventist Health System|
|Location||Celebration, Florida, United States|
|Care system||Florida Hospital
Adventist Health System
|Lists||Hospitals in Florida|
Florida Hospital Celebration Health is an acute care hospital in Celebration, Florida. The hospital is part of the eight-facility Florida Hospital network, which itself is included in the network of 17 hospitals comprising the Adventist Health System-Florida Division.
The 315,000-square-foot (29,300 m2) 203-bed acute-care facility (plans to become 350 beds by 2015) serves visitors to the Walt Disney World Resort, and is the community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida (including Osceola County, Orange County, Polk County and Lake County).
Current status and services
In 2012. the hospital web site reported dealing annually with 10,219 admissions, 69,504 outpatient visits and 52,956 emergency cases; there were 1,615 deliveries. The hospital and 112 licensed beds with 104 critical care beds (Includes ICU and PCU). There were 2,123 staff physicians and dentists, and 1,050 other employees 
The hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services, 24-hour emergency care, maternity, cardiac, diagnostic and catheterization services, wellness programs, women's and men's health programs, as well as primary care and specialty physicians on-site. Beyond these usual services, the facility features a range of specific service lines, including bariatrics, women's’ services (OB/GYN), sports medicine, joint and hip replacement and spine treatment.
There are several special facilities:
- The Nicholson Center for Surgical Advancement
- The Cancer Institute
- The Lifestyle Enhancement Center
- The Pain Center
- The Global Robotics Institute
- 60,000-square-foot (5,600 m2) Fitness Centre & Day Spa
- State-of-the-art Seaside Imaging Services unit
The hospital was opened in 1997, as part of The Walt Disney Company's planned community, Celebration, Florida; its emergency rooms began service in 1998. It was envisioned as a patient-friendly physical environment, designed with a Mediterranean resort-style theme and incorporating architectural components that were considered at that time to be cutting-edge, including the extensive use of natural light and gardens; patient rooms and other spaces that were designed to encourage family involvement; artwork; and sound management techniques.
In 2001 it was the first in the state to offer the Senographe 2000D digital mammography system, and in 2006 it introduced 64-Slice Lightspeed CT Scanner Technology. The Bariatric program began in 2002, and in 2006 was recognized as Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, in 2004 its Imaging Center introduces Max & Buddy The Bear - the first animatronic in a hospital setting
In 2002 it conducted its first minimally invasive hip replacement surgery, and a Joint Replacement Center opened in 2007.
In early 2011, the hospital announced it would be increasing the number of beds available from 112 beds to 174 beds to help meet the demand of population growth.
- Florida Hospital News. "Florida Hospital Celebration Health-Facts at a Glance". Retrieved April 2011.
- "Celebration Health History". Retrieved 14 June 2011.
- Celebration Colorectal (11 January 2006). "Florida Hospital Celebration Health Is Recognized for High-Quality Care in Bariatric Surgery". Retrieved 14 June 2011.
- "Florida Hospital Celebration Health expanding". My Fox Orlando. 22 April 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2011.
- Florida Hospital Publishing. "Florida Hospital Celebration Health Fast Facts". Retrieved 14 June 2011.
- Florida Hospital News (20 December 2010). "Florida Hospital Celebration Health Bariatrics and Joint Programs Receive Gold Seal of Approval". Retrieved 14 June 2011.