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LRMC Clinical Laboratory Services receives highest accreditation honor
Aug 6, 2018

For the second consecutive cycle, our Lehigh Regional Medical Center (LRMC) laboratory received accreditation with zero deficiencies. The Laboratory Accreditation Program of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) is an ongoing activity to improve ...

More emergency rooms nationwide use a pay-first policy for non-urgent care
Jul 13, 2018

Over the years hospitals across the nation have implemented the pay-first policy in an effort to divert patients with routine illnesses from the Emergency Room (ER) after they undergo a federally required screening. In the ER at Lehigh Regional ...

Quit Your Way! Smoking cessation classes at Lehigh Regional Medical Center
Jul 10, 2018

Studies show that smokers assisted by a health care provider have a greater chance of quitting smoking. The Pulmonary Rehabilitation department at Lehigh Regional Medical Center offers a free six-week smoking cessation program. This program has ...

Not only does Lehigh Regional Medical Center save lives, we save helicopters and pilots too!
Jul 9, 2018

When LeeFlight was in trouble and needed a safe place to land, our helipad was it! LeeFlight's mechanic will get her back in the air sometime today.

See what our patients are saying about us! June 2018
Jun 29, 2018

There are many details in providing quality care and running a patient-centered organization. One detail, daily rounding, we get to hear directly from the patient what is most important to them. This allows the hospital to recognize a job well-done ...

Lehigh Regional Medical Center Opens Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center
Jun 18, 2018

Leigh Regional Medical Center celebrates its addition of a specialized, comprehensive wound care and hyperbaric medicine center located on the hospital campus at 1530 Lee Blvd, Suite 2300, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936. This center provides state-of-the-art ...

See what our patients are saying about us! May 2018
May 31, 2018

There are many details in providing quality care and running a patient-centered organization. One detail, daily rounding, we get to hear directly from the patient what is most important to them. This allows the hospital to recognize a job well-done ...

See what our patients are saying about us! April 2018
Apr 30, 2018

There are many details in providing quality care and running a patient-centered organization. One detail, daily rounding, we get to hear directly from the patient what is most important to them. This allows the hospital to recognize a job well-done ...

Lehigh Regional ER Nurse Ran 5K for LifeLink
Apr 20, 2018

This morning Bridgett and Dennis, two of our ER nurses, ran the Disney Darkside 5K, sporting their LifeLink badges! Lehigh Regional and Lifelink are committed to inspiring the public to save lives through organ donation. Way to go, Bridgett and ...

Lehigh Regional ER Nurse Ran 5K for LifeLink
Apr 20, 2018

This morning Bridgett and Dennis, two of our ER nurses, ran the Disney Darkside 5K, sporting their LifeLink badges! Lehigh Regional and Lifelink are committed to inspiring the public to save lives through organ donation. Way to go, Bridgett and ...

See what our patients are saying about us! March 2018
Apr 16, 2018

There are many details in providing quality care and running a patient-centered organization. One detail, daily rounding, we get to hear directly from the patient what is most important to them. This allows the hospital to recognize a job well-done ...

See what our patients are saying about us! February 2018
Feb 16, 2018

There are many details in providing quality care and running a patient-centered organization. One detail, daily rounding, we get to hear directly from the patient what is most important to them. This allows the hospital to recognize a job well-done ...

See what our patients are saying about us! January 2018
Jan 4, 2018 Comments(0)

There are many details in providing quality care and running a patient-centered organization. One detail, daily rounding, we hear directly from the patient what is most important to them. This allows the hospital to recognize a job well-done and ...

Senator Benacquisto Honors Lehigh Regional Medical Center
Dec 19, 2017 Comments(0)

Last week, Florida Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto, held a luncheon for “The Senator’s Pride of Florida Award.” The hospital was selected for its dedication to service during Hurricane Irma. Dressed to the nines, in front of 250 guests, ...

Lehigh Regional Medical Center Opening a 27-Bed, 55 and Older Behavioral Health Unit.
Dec 12, 2017 Comments(0)

Lehigh Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, is pleased to announce its plans to open a 27-bed, 55 and older behavioral health unit. Gary Bell, Chief Executive Officer at Lehigh Regional Medical Center stated, “We will begin ...

The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare hospitals as 2017 Pioneers in Quality™ Contributors
Dec 1, 2017

Prime Hospitals recognized for quality improvement in health care (Ontario, CA – November 16, 2017) –The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare as a Pioneer in Quality contributor. Prime hospitals have implemented new technology ...

Expert Psychiatrist to Treat Major Depressive Disorder at Lehigh Regional Medical Center
Nov 28, 2017

Lehigh Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, is pleased to announce Ivan Mazzorana Jr., M.D., will join its medical staff. Gary Bell, Chief Executive Officer at Lehigh Regional Medical Center stated, “The hospital will provide ...

A Warm Welcome to the New Chief Nursing Officer at Lehigh Regional Medical Center
Oct 16, 2017 Comments(0)

Lehigh Acres in Good Hands with New Nursing Leadership at the Helm Lehigh Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, is pleased to welcome Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), Kenneth Sanger, RN, MBA, NE-BC. Mr. Sanger joins Lehigh Regional ...

Lehigh Regional Medical Center receives the prestigious platinum award from LifeLink
Oct 11, 2017

Lehigh Regional Medical Center is the recipient of the prestigious platinum award from LifeLink. The hospital partnered with LifeLink Florida to save lives. "One organ and tissue donor can save the lives of eight people and restore the health of ...

Chief of Surgery from JFK Medical Center Joins Lehigh Regional Medical Center
Oct 10, 2017 Comments(0)

Lehigh Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome General Surgeon, George Kopidakis, M.D., F.A.C.S. Dr. Kopidakis received his undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont, and then went on to medical school at St. Georges University ...

Pathologist at Lehigh Regional Medical Center Selected to Join Expert Panel
Aug 3, 2017 Comments(0)

Dr. Patricia Gregg, the Medical Director of Laboratory for Lehigh Regional Medical Center, is passionate about “doing the right things and doing things right.” Her ongoing work to implement the latest evidence-based guidelines involves a ...

Lehigh Regional Medical Center Gains Two Top Docs
Jul 24, 2017 Comments(0)

Dr. Danchenko completed his medical training while serving in the U.S. Navy. He completed medical school at the Uniformed Services Medical School graduating in 1990. He completed graduate medical training at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego and ...

Lehigh Regional Medical Center Safety Improves
Apr 12, 2017 Comments(0)

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades report published Wednesday said the 88-bed health center in Lehigh Acres earned a B for overall safety. Publicly available Leapfrog reports don't provide detailed explanations on grade changes, but the ...

Lehigh Key for East Residents with Health Needs
Feb 24, 2017 Comments(0)

The Lehigh Regional Medical Center isn't just the place for residents to go if they get sick. It serves a very important role in the health care of many people to the east, many of them indigent. Lehigh is the only area in the county that is not ...

Lehigh Regional Medical Center is Proud to be Recognized as Top Performer by The Joint Commission for the Fourth Year
Nov 17, 2015 Comments(0)

There is a relationship between evidence-based treatments and better health outcomes. Lehigh Regional Medical Center understands this relationship and we are excelling at providing treatment for heart attacks, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care ...