Lake Wales Medical Center

Stats & Services

General Information

Operated by: Corporation
Hospital type: General medical and surgical
Number of Beds: 131
Parent system: Community Health Systems, Inc.

Statistics

Admissions: 5,709
Inpatient surgeries: 1,616
Outpatient visits: 46,364
Emergency room visits: 23,390
Births: 0
Number of Beds: 131

Services Provided

Inpatient

  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • End-of-life services (Pain management)
  • Infection isolation room

Outpatient

  • Breast cancer screening/mammograms
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Sleep center
  • Sports medicine
  • Women's health center
  • Wound management services

Patient/Family Support Services

  • Help with government services
  • Chaplaincy/pastoral care services
  • Patient support groups
  • Patient representative/ombusdman

Community Outreach

  • Health fairs
  • Health screenings

Imaging Services (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)

  • CT scanner
  • Diagnostic radioisotope facility
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Multislice spiral CT
  • Ultrasound

* At another location in healthcare system or through arrangement with another provider.

Employed Staff

Full Time

Physicians and dentists*: 0
Registered nurses: 115
Licensed practical nurses: 6
Faculty Personnel: NA

Part Time

Physicians and dentists*: 0
Registered nurses: 32
Licensed practical nurses: 2
Faculty Personnel: NA

* At many hospitals, physicians and dentists are not on staff. They are paid as faculty by a medical school or through other arrangements

This information was provided by the American Hospital Association. Find out more about AHA data products at www.ahadata.com.

Data last updated July 2013


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