$16 Million project creates additional services and bed capacity for the Community
(LARGO, FL – May 2019) – Largo Medical Center is pleased to announce the opening of two patient care units as part of an extensive $16 million construction and renovation project. The new Orthopedics and Transplant Intensive Care Unit (TICU) will substantially expand the scope and size of these services, adding 30 new beds, 30 to 40 Registered Nurses and Patient Care Technicians, and the area’s first TICU.
“We are excited about the 26-bed addition for our orthopedic service line on the fifth floor,” said Adam Rudd, Chief Executive Officer at Largo Medical Center. “This type of investment will assist our physicians and clinical team in providing outstanding patient care for the communities we serve.”
The new Orthopedics Unit features all private rooms, designed to support the quick recovery and return to normal activities, for these patients.
On the second floor of the hospital, we have a brand new four-bed TICU to support the ongoing growth and success of The Transplant Institute of Florida at Largo Medical Center. The program opened in 2015 and today provides world-class transplant services for kidney and liver patients. Here patients are being cared for by a team of nine Registered Nurses in private rooms, where hardwood floors and other amenities create a home-like feel to this intensive care setting.
Both projects began in 2018. The TICU took six months to complete and the orthopedic unit took about one year.
To tour the new units and for an interview with our CEO, Adam Rudd, please contact Tammy Robiconti, Director of PR & Communications at 727-348-1896 or email Tammy.Robiconti@HCAHealthcare.com
About Largo Medical Center
Largo Medical Center is a 429-bed statutory teaching hospital serving Pinellas County from three campuses. The hospital provides Bariatric (Surgical Weight Loss) Services at the Florida Bariatric Centers, Behavioral Healthcare, Breast Healthcare at the Florida Breast Institute, Cardiovascular Services, Clinical Research, Emergency Care at 3 campuses, the H2U Health and Wellness program, Heart Failure at the Largo Advanced Heart Failure Center, Hepatobiliary Care at The Hepatobiliary Center, Imaging and Diagnostic Services, Kidney & Liver Transplants at the Transplant Institute of Florida, Orthopedic/Total Joint Care at the Florida Orthopedic Pavilion, Inpatient, Outpatient and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Palliative Care, Robotic Surgery, Spine and Neurologic Care at the Florida Spine & Neuro Center, and Wound Care with Hyperbaric Medicine. Largo Medical Center has AOA and ACGME Accredited Graduate Medical Education programs. The hospital is the West Coast Academic Center for NOVA Southeastern University and is affiliated with the USF Morsani College of Medicine. Largo Medical Center is a Certified Advanced Heart Failure Center and an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We have an accredited AFib Center, Bariatric (Surgical Weight Loss) Program, Breast Center, Cancer Care program, Chest Pain with PCI and Inpatient Rehabilitation program. Learn more at LargoMedical.com. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter