Hudson, FL (February 27, 2008) Oak Hill Hospital, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, and Community Hospital officials have announced that their employees collected over $30,000 for this years American Heart Associations Nature Coast Heart Walk. The three hospitals comprise the Pasco Hernando market of the HCA West Florida division.
This year employees from the three facilities collaborated to make this years heart walk effort such a huge success. The three hospitals fielded a wide range of teams made up of individuals who collected sponsorships for the walk. In addition, many different - and often unique - fundraisers were conducted by staff at all three HCA facilities.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is a 290-bed acute care facility located in Hudson, FL. Home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute, over 335 physicians, 950 employees and 500 volunteers comprise their integrated healthcare delivery team. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has been designated a 100 Top Hospital seven years by Thomson 100 Top Hospital* (* formerly Solucient), and has been named twice (1999 & 2002) by U.S. News & World Report as one of Americas Best Hospitals in Heart and Heart Surgery. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has received national certification as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO); Approved Community Cancer Program by the College of Surgeons and has the only Accredited Chest Pain Center in Pasco, Hernando and Citrus Counties .