Orange Park Medical Center

Orange Park Medical Center

On Monday, July 20, the Orange Park Medical Center will be opening an 18,200-square-foot expansion: a new cafeteria and kitchen with indoor and outdoor dining.

Memorial Hospital's main entrance on University Blvd.
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Memorial Hospital and Orange Park Medical Center are participating in a national COVID-19 plasma study.

Orange Park Medical Center

Ground broke Thursday on a new $62 million patient tower at the Orange Park Medical Center.

Orange Park Medical Center Adding Patient Tower, Hiring More Than 100

Mar 6, 2019
hospital exterior
Jacksonville Daily Record

Orange Park Medical Center is adding a patient tower that will house 48 beds, the hospital announced this week.

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Parents whose babies are being treated in Orange Park Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NIC-U ) can now watch a live stream of their around-the-clock care.

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The Orange Park Medical Center is adding 2,100 square feet to the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

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Orange Park Medical Center is kicking off monthly classes teaching the public how to stop heavy bleeding using tourniquets or even T-shirts.

Orange Park Medical Center

Orange Park Medical Center is celebrating a new state law cementing its status as a trauma center. The law settles a long-fought battle over how many trauma centers are allowed to operate in Florida and where.

Thursday on “First Coast Connect” we were joined by State Farm insurance agent and former Jacksonville City Council President Matt Carlucci to talk about what people should do if they need to file an insurance claim in the wake of Hurricane Irma (01:09). We spoke with student leader Sarah Hipps about the Medical Explorers program at Orange Park Medical Center.(35:41). Plus, First Coast filmmaker and author Nadia Ramoutaur told us about her new book, “52 Ways to Free my Mojo,” and the films she will debut at the Amelia Island Rendezvous Film Festival (45:48). 

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As Gov. Rick Scott seeks to eliminate a cap on the number of trauma centers in the state, an administrative law judge has ruled that the Florida Department of Health improperly allowed a Clay County hospital to open a trauma center last year.

Orange Park Medical Center

Florida health care regulators are considering doing away with a rule limiting the number of trauma centers that can set up shop in each region.


Orange Park Medical Center Regains Trauma Center Status

May 12, 2016
Orange Park Medical Center

The Orange Park Medical Center has reopened its trauma center after a three-year legal battle with the state and the University of Florida Health Jacksonville.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Gov. Rick Scott talked Tuesday with Jacksonville residents who say they’ve been the victims of hospital price gouging.

It’s part of the governor’s push to bring down health care costs by making prices more transparent.

Florida hospital officials are calling Scott’s framing of the issue irresponsible and inaccurate.

CEO of Shands
Shands Jacksonville

He's the new CEO of Shands Jacksonville, and Russ Armistead has a full plate- dealing with everything from turf battles over trauma care in Northeast Florida to a planned Medicaid expansion in the state that will greatly impact Shands, the "safety-net" hospital for the region.