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AdventHealth Wesley Chapel Celebrates 10 Years of Providing Care

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Wesley Chapel, Fla. - AdventHealth Wesley Chapel is celebrating a legacy of transforming health care in the community for the past 10 years. The original $150 million investment was the first hospital in Wesley Chapel and opened with 83 beds on October 1, 2012 and has more than doubled in size to 169 beds. Since opening, the hospital has invested more than a total of $400 million in expansion and services to provide unmatched award-winning care to more than 800,000 patients.

“We are delighted to celebrate 10 years of caring for our community and excited to continue our legacy of high-quality care for years to come,” said Erik Wangsness, President and CEO of AdventHealth Wesley Chapel. “AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was founded on the idea that everyone deserves quality and compassionate healthcare close to home. We are incredibly grateful for the community support that has infused our growth from the start, and I am thankful for our team members, physicians, and volunteers for their dedication and passion for care.”

AdventHealth Wesley Chapel has amassed several prestigious national accolades over the years and exceeded community milestones including:

  • Achieving 14 consecutive Leapfrog ‘A’ grades in patient safety,
  • Performing over 56,000 surgeries,
  • Delivering more than 5,000 babies,
  • Providing more than $307 million in community benefit services.

“It has been an honor to be a part of this truly remarkable team since the first day as we embarked on providing the highest quality of care to the Wesley Chapel community,” said Dawn Hicks-Waldron, Chief Nursing Officer of AdventHealth Wesley Chapel. “Our commitment to creating a 5-star, patient focused consumer experience for everyone who enters our doors remains steadfast as we embark on the next ten years.”

In 2015, hospital leaders unveiled a three-story addition to the hospital. The more than 100,000 square foot project consisted of offices, guest waiting areas, an expansion to the existing emergency and surgery departments, as well as 86 additional patient rooms – bringing the total count at the hospital to 169. In 2017, hospital leaders introduced Inspiration Place, a 12,000-square-foot concierge health facility dedicated to whole-person health care services for women.

In 2018, the hospital opened AdventHealth Central Pasco ER, an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room serving the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco County. In 2021, the hospital opened a new 100,000 square foot medical office building on campus, a new Oncology unit with 24 in-patient rooms, and two new operating rooms.

About AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

From state-of-the-art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care, and wellness.

Since opening in October of 2012, the hospital has been recognized as a leader in patient satisfaction, quality, and safety, earning national recognitions, including receiving a 5-star CMS ranking for three consecutive years. The hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient health services, including surgery, imaging and rehabilitation services, emergency services for adults and children, and Inspiration Place, a comprehensive women’s health center that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor, and female physical therapy and a boutique spa. In addition, the hospital opened in January 2018 an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco. In 2021, the hospital opened a new 100,000 square foot medical office building on campus, a new Oncology unit with 24 in-patient rooms, and two new Operating Rooms. The hospital features a 50,000 sq. ft. community fitness, Wellness Center, and a wide range of community offerings such as health and wellness presentations, screenings, and events.

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