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Two AdventHealth Pasco County Hospitals Rank Among the Top in the Country According to Healthgrades

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February 8, 2022, Pasco County, FL - AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and AdventHealth Zephyrhills have been named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals™, placing them in the top 5 percent of hospitals in the country and positions both as overall leaders in clinical excellence, according to Healthgrades. This is the second consecutive year both hospitals have earned the distinction. AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and AdventHealth Zephyrhills are the only two hospitals in Pasco County and two of only three in Tampa Bay to achieve the honor in 2022.

"Our patients are at the center of everything we do. On behalf of our physicians and team members, we are honored to receive this recognition for the second year in a row," said Erik Wangsness, President and CEO, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel. "This distinction is proof that our commitment to patient safety and clinical excellence provides patients with a hospital dedicated to offering top-quality care and outcomes."

America’s 250 Best Hospital award recipients are making an impact. From 2018-2020, patients treated in hospitals achieving this Healthgrades recognition on average had a 27.8 percent lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive this award, as measured across 17 rated conditions and procedures where mortality is the outcome, according to Healthgrades.

“We are proud to have been recognized as one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals for the second year in a row,” said Amanda Maggard, President and CEO of AdventHealth Zephyrhills. “Our hospitals are dedicated to providing safe and high-quality care for all of our patients while extending the healing ministry of Christ.”

Healthgrades reviewed outcomes across more than 31 of the most common procedures and conditions to assess overall hospital performance. Recipients of this award have consistently delivered better than expected outcomes for their patients. Healthgrades is committed to delivering the most scientifically accurate and comprehensive information about doctors and hospitals – with data insights not available anywhere else.

“It is a great achievement to be awarded as one of Healthgrades’ America’s 250 Best Hospitals,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Now more than ever, patients are learning the importance of taking control of their health and using resources like Healthgrades to find the perfect hospital and caregiver match. We commend AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and AdventHealth Zephyrhills for providing superior service and committing themselves to keeping their communities safe.”

With tools like hospital ratings and awards, Healthgrades helps consumers make confident health care decisions by enabling the evaluation and comparison of hospital performance to find the highest quality care. Visit for an in-depth look at AdventHealth’s Wesley Chapel and AdventHealth’ s Zephyrhills performance and profile to explore the highest quality care in Pasco County today. Consumers can also visit for more information on how Healthgrades measures hospital quality, and access the complete methodology here.


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, being the only hospital in Tampa Bay to receive a 5-star CMS ranking in 2020. 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.

For more information about AdventHealth Wesley Chapel, visit, or

About AdventHealth Zephyrhills

AdventHealth Zephyrhills is a 149-bed acute care hospital and is a member of the faith-based AdventHealth System, providing a connected network of care in nearly a dozen states with more than 50 hospitals and hundreds of care sites. Since 1985, the hospital has provided award-winning care with a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ. The hospital offers a wide variety of services to include heart care, orthopedics, women’s health, surgical care, digestive health, robotic technology, a 24/7 emergency room with online scheduling and more. With a focus on whole-person care, skilled and compassionate caregivers provide individualized care for body, mind and spirit. To learn more about the hospital’s services, visit

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