ST. PETERSBURG March 25, 2021 — St. Petersburg General Hospital is honored to have been selected for the 2021 Best of St. Petersburg Award in the Local Business category by the St. Petersburg Award Program. The hospital was recognized by the annual awards program for displaying the ability to use best practices and implement programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.
Each year, the St. Petersburg Award Program identifies local companies that have achieved exceptional marketing success in our community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. We are proud to be included with all of these exceptional companies that help make the St. Petersburg area a great place to live, work and play.
“The caregivers of St. Petersburg General Hospital are honored to be recognized with a Best of St. Petersburg award. This is a testament to their commitment to caring for our community,” said Ken Wicker, CEO St. Petersburg General Hospital.
St. Petersburg Award Program
The 2021 St. Petersburg Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the St. Petersburg Award Program and data provided by third parties. They use various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category.
St. Petersburg General Hospital St. Petersburg General Hospital is a Joint Commission accredited, full-service 215-bed acute care facility, providing comprehensive emergency care including the area’s first seniors emergency service designed to meet the needs of the elderly. The hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic, medical, surgical and women’s services, including obstetrics. The hospital is home to the Family Beginnings, where expectant parents find expert, patient-centered care with a wide range of resources to support mothers through their pregnancy and prepare them to care for their newborn. The hospital has been named an LBGTQ Leader since 2013, by the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), for its equity and inclusion of LGBTQ patients, visitors and caregivers and was honored with the 2021 Best of St. Petersburg Award – Local Business recognition. St Petersburg General Hospital is accredited as a Breast Center with Digital Imaging and Computer Aided Detection, accredited Lung Cancer Screening Center, Advanced Primary Stroke Center, Accredited Community Cancer Center (CoC), Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery, and a GYN Robotic Surgery Epicenter.