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AdventHealth North Pinellas Recognized as One of the Best Hospitals for Emergency Care by the 2022 Women’s Choice Award®


Tampa, FL – AdventHealth North Pinellas has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies the hospital is in the top one percent of 4,728 U.S. hospitals offering emergency care services.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the best hospitals in the nation for emergency care,” said Jason Dunkel, AdventHealth North Pinellas President and CEO. “This recognition highlights our commitment to providing expert, compassionate emergency care to our community.”

AdventHealth North Pinellas is one of only 477 award recipients in the U.S representing the hospitals that have met the highest standards for emergency care in the U.S. by the Women’s Choice Award. The award recognizes excellence in emergency care based on several process of care measures focused on time patients spent in the emergency department, including:

  • Total Time Spent in the Emergency Department
  • Percent of Emergency Patients Who Left Without Being Seen

“This is a testament to the work and dedication that our team brings each and every day,” said Dr. Jeremy White, ER Medical Director at AdventHealth North Pinellas. “We are committed to providing safe, high-quality care, and to have that work recognized is gratifying.”

Criteria for selecting AdventHealth North Pinellas as one of America’s Best also included the percentage of patients who came to the emergency department with stroke symptoms who received brain scan results within 45 minutes of arrival. Also included this year were hospitals that performed well in responding to patients showing symptoms of severe sepsis, a very dangerous condition. The awarded hospitals represent those with emergency departments with average measure times in the highest 25th to 50th percentile in the country.

The methodology for America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care award is unique in that it combines Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey results with primary research about women’s healthcare preferences.

According to the Women’s Choice Award®, women make or influence 94% of all healthcare decisions for themselves and others. They want to be confident that they know which emergency departments in their communities will take care of their loved ones quickly and with the best possible care.

For more information about the America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care, please visit

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About AdventHealth North Pinellas

AdventHealth North Pinellas, located in Tarpon Springs, is a 168-bed, full-service hospital specializing in cardiovascular medicine, emergency medicine, orthopedics, and spine care, wound healing, sleep medicine, women’s care, and general surgery including minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures. AdventHealth North Pinellas has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, The Joint Commission, and The Leapfrog Group, for excellence in providing quality patient care. AdventHealth North Pinellas serves both the Pinellas and Pasco communities of West Central Florida. For more information, visit

About the Women’s Choice Award®

The Women’s Choice Award for Best Hospitals™ is a trusted referral source and coveted credential that identifies the nation’s best hospitals based on robust criteria that includes relevant clinical performance, patient satisfaction and appropriate accreditations. The Best Hospitals demonstrate exceptional ratings, providing the highest level of care and commitment to their patients’ health and well-being. The Women's Choice Award is the only designation that takes into consideration the preferences of women when selecting a hospital. Visit to learn more.

The information contained in this release is not permitted to be used in a non-press related context without the express prior written consent of the Women’s Choice Award.