The heart, chest and circulatory system form a complex part of the body that helps regulate basic life functions. Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point offers the residents of Hudson as well as all of West Central Florida advanced cardiovascular medical care in the event that they have a medical condition arise in this part of the body. We can treat patients who have:
- Heart Murmurs
- Heart Attacks
- High Blood Pressure
- Or Any Other Cardiovascular Condition
Heart problems are serious medical conditions that require immediate attention from a medical expert. If you need a cardiologist call 1-877-4HCA-DOCS (1-877-412-2362). We are committed to heart health and we prove it every day. We encourage you to consider our hospital for all your cardiovascular needs. Call (727) 869-5565 to be directed to our Cardiovascular Center.
Our Heart Institute has the necessary tools to evaluate your cardiovascular condition. We have outfitted our facility with some of the most technologically advanced equipment available. We have done this so that we have multiple means of diagnosing your medical condition correctly. Some of our diagnostic medical imaging equipment includes:
- MRI - Our MRI is accredited by the American College of Radiology
- CT- Our 64 slice CT Scanner is one of the best versions of this equipment that is available.
- Diagnostic X-Ray
- Nuclear Cardiology
- Vascular Ultrasonography
- Cardiac Catheterization
The Heart Institute at Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point treats cardiovascular conditions with a number of procedures including:
- Coronary Angioplasty
- Open Heart Surgery
- Valve Surgery
- Management of Arrhythmia
- Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib.)
As always, treatment options will be tailored to your specific condition and what will best contribute to your heart health. Just like our diagnostic options, our treatment options use the most technologically advanced medical options.
We offer a full array of cardiovascular treatments. For some patients that means cardiovascular surgeries. Our surgeons are experienced and able to perform a variety of life saving procedures. Our Heart Institute is capable of saving lives by using skilled medical procedures.
Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point offers rehabilitation to our cardiovascular patients. Our program is designed to help patients as individuals. We work with your primary cardiologist to evaluate your condition, needs and abilities. We will then taper a plan that will help you to meet your goals for cardiovascular health. The rehabilitation programs educate you on how to make heart healthy choices and give you guidelines for success.
Cardiac Support Groups
We know that providing the best cardiovascular care is only part of the medical process. We offer support groups for patients who have had cardiac procedures. It is a great environment to come find understanding and to share your story when you are ready. We would like to invite anyone who has recovered from a cardiovascular condition to join us.
Awards and Certifications
The work done in our Heart Institute has helped to earn our hospital some prestigious awards. Our patients can rest assured that they are being treated by the best. Our Heart Institute produces high quality medical outcomes and these accomplishments have been recognized by several independent agencies.
Primary Stroke Center
Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point is a primary stroke center accredited by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization, which accredits and certifies health care organizations and programs in the United States. We had to show that our facility is dedicated to the newest and most effective stroke treatments in order to receive this award. Our facility and our staff had to meet strict criteria and adhere to the highest medical standards involved in treating stroke victims.
Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Has Been Recognized Once Again in 2011 For Achievement In Using Evidence-Based Guideline to Provide The Best Possible Care To Patients Utilizing The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines Program.
Recognized as the Only Hospital in the Tampa Bay Area * to Achieve Gold Plus standard in both Heart Failure and Stroke.
*as of July, 2011
Chest Pain Center
Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point has received recognition as an Accredited Chest Pain Center (CPC) with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. This means that we are rated among the best medical centers and hospitals when it comes to medical conditions that arise from the chest or cardiovascular system. Part of this certification requires that we follow a rigorous process that produces the best medical outcomes for patients with chest problems. We also make sure that each patient in our emergency department gets a thorough diagnosis. We do not send patients with chest pain home to have a heart attack.