Orange Park Medical Center

Construction on the expansion of the Orange Park Medical Center reached a topping-off milestone with the final beam being placed this week.

One-in-6 people in Northeast Florida already work in the health or life sciences industries, and United Health Group — which includes United Health insurance — is looking to add more.

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.

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

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 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.

House Approves Trauma System Changes

May 1, 2017

With little discussion, the House on Friday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would change criteria for approval of new trauma centers in the state.

The House voted 93-24 to support the measure, sponsored by Rep. Jay Trumbull, R-Panama City. Hospitals and the Florida Department of Health in recent years have repeatedly tangled in legal battles about whether new trauma centers should be allowed to open.

HCA Hospital In Clay County Intervenes In Trauma Dispute

Mar 30, 2016
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Seeking to open a trauma center, Orange Park Medical Center has intervened in a legal dispute about a proposed Florida Department of Health rule that would determine how many trauma centers are allowed in various regions of the state.

Three hospital trauma centers owned by HCA Healthcare and at the heart of a legal dispute could remain open according to a bill that passed the House Health Innovation Subcommittee on Tuesday.

Florida’s Department of Health has ordered Orange Park Medical Center to immediately halt the operation of its trauma center, the Florida Times-Union reports. Meanwhile, Jackson Health System has withdrawn a petition that would force a competing trauma center to shut down, the Miami Herald reports.