July 24, 2019 4:00 p.m.
Baptist Medical Center Beaches Ranks No. 11 in 2019 Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S. Hospitals. Nominated by supporters based on design, aesthetics and staff
When it comes to the most beautiful hospitals in the U.S., Baptist Medical Center Beaches is No. 11, according to results from Soliant’s 10th annual Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals contest.
Supporters from across the country nominated and voted for hospitals with nurturing staff, comforting aesthetics, and innovative designs as key elements of beauty which contribute to the overall well-being of patients. More than 8,542,596 votes were cast for the 96 hospitals nominated; Baptist Beaches received 24,017 votes from the community.
“We are continually making improvements to our campus to create a comfortable, aesthetically pleasing environment for patients and their families” said Hospital President Joe Mitrick. “Making the list of the Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals is a reflection of our not only our facilities, but our dedicated physicians, team members and volunteers who make a difference in the lives of our patients every day.”
The hospital’s most recent projects include a new high-tech 34,000-square-foot surgery center and a renovated spa-like maternity center with 16 private rooms. Throughout the hospital, paintings by local artists depict the beaches’ natural environment and help promote a sense of calm and healing for patients and families.
“Congratulations to the hospitals that landed on this year’s Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals list,” said David Alexander, president of Soliant. “These facilities recognize that beauty encompasses more than just a pleasing design; it includes compassionate and dedicated staff partnering with comforting surroundings to help create the most optimal place for people to receive the treatment they need and to restore their health.”
About Baptist Health
Baptist Health is a faith-based, mission-driven system in Northeast Florida comprised of Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville; Baptist Medical Center Beaches; Baptist Medical Center Nassau; Baptist Medical Center South; Baptist Clay Medical Campus and Wolfson Children’s Hospital – the region’s only children’s hospital. All Baptist Health hospitals, along with Baptist Home Health Care, have achieved Magnet™ status for excellence in patient care. Baptist Health is part of Coastal Community Health, a regional affiliation between Baptist Health, Flagler Hospital and Southeast Georgia Health System forming a highly integrated hospital network focused on significant initiatives designed to enhance the quality and value of care provided to our contiguous communities. Baptist Health has the area’s only dedicated heart hospital; orthopedic institute; women’s services; neurological institute, including comprehensive neurosurgical services, a comprehensive stroke center and three primary stroke centers; a Bariatric Center of Excellence; a full range of psychology and psychiatry services; urgent care services; and primary and specialty care physicians’ offices throughout Northeast Florida. Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is a regional destination for multidisciplinary cancer care which is clinically integrated with MD Anderson Cancer Center, the internationally renowned cancer treatment and research institution in Houston. For more details, visit baptistjax.com.
About Soliant’s Annual Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals Contest
Beginning in 2009, Soliant conducts an annual contest to discover hospitals in the United States that prove beauty is more than skin deep – that it starts from within and radiates through by making patients feel more comfortable, healing them faster and treating them like family. Whether it’s soothing art and design, a healing garden to make a hospital feel more like home, or support of the top-notch staff who knows that love and laughter may be the best medicine, Soliant seeks out nominations and votes from community members and staff for those hospitals they feel best represent what they find beautiful. To learn more about Soliant’s Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S., please visit: https://www.soliant.com/most-beautiful-hospital-contest/.
Soliant, an Adecco Group company, is a leading provider of specialized healthcare staffing services to hospitals, schools, and other healthcare providers. By supplying traveling healthcare professionals on both temporary and direct hire assignments, Soliant delivers comprehensive healthcare staffing services across the United States. Soliant’s Most Beautiful Hospitals contest recognizes outstanding hospitals for their commitment to growing and improving their campuses and outpatient facilities. Soliant’s teams of professionals are qualified to fill physician, nursing, therapy, pharmacy, healthcare IT, advanced practice, telehealth, special education, and other healthcare positions. To learn more about Soliant, please visit http://www.soliant.com.
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