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  • West Florida Healthcare Acquires Latest Technology to Treat Liver Cancer

    December 13, 2010

    West Florida Healthcare is now offering an innovative treatment for liver cancer. Patrick Dial, M.D., F.A.C.S., general/oncology surgeon, is using the Covidien Evident Microwave Ablation System to effectively destroy tumors in the liver using microwave energy. The new system is a treatment option for patients who are not candidates for surgical removal or a liver transplant.

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  • HCA & USF Health Working Together to Improve Trauma Care in Florida

    November 15, 2010

    HCA and USF Health announced today that they are forming a statewide trauma network dedicated to improving access to quality trauma care and services in Florida.

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  • Hospital Achieves "Advanced Primary Stroke Center" Status

    March 23, 2010

    West Florida Healthcare has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. West Florida Healthcare earned this distinction after the Joint Commission conducted an on-site review in March.

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  • Hospital Awarded Area's Only Accredited Chest Pain Center

    February 22, 2010

    West Florida Hospital has received the area’s only Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers and is one of only 317 certified centers nationwide.

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  • iTriage Brings Average ER Wait Times to Public

    January 05, 2010

    West Florida Healthcare has announced a new partnership with Healthagen® to promote its hospital facilities on the iTriage™ mobile marketing solution for all iPhone, smartphone and desktop users. Residents in Northwest Florida will now have immediate access to the ER Wait times at West Florida Hospital from all mobile devices and computers.

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