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Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Facts

Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is a full-service, 175-bed hospital located in Orange City, Florida. It is part of the Adventist Health System, the largest Protestant, not-for-profit hospital system in America. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

History

The facility began as Fish Memorial in 1952, in DeLand, Florida. In 1994, the hospital was renamed Volusia Medical Center and relocated to Orange City to serve the growing population of southwest Volusia County. In 1996, the Adventist Health System purchased Volusia Medical Center and in 1998, renamed the facility Florida Hospital Fish to honor the hospital’s benefactor, Judge Bert Fish. The Adventist Health System operates 43 hospitals in 10 states. Florida Hospital Fish Memorial is a 139 bed full-service hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services as well as 24 hour emergency and critical care.

Recognition

  • Fully Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • Performance Achievement Award from the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization of Florida
  • AACPR-certified Cardiopulmonary Rehab and Wellness Center
  • Accredited Sleep Disorders Center
  • Voted “Top 100 Company for Working Families” by the Orlando Sentinel for 7 consecutive years
  • Diversified Clinical Services Center for Distinction Award 2010 and 2011: Wound Care and Hyperbaric
    Center
  • Accredited Center for Excellence: Fish Imaging Services
  • 2012 Leap Frog Award Winner
  • Laboratory Accredited by the College of American Pathologist
  • Certified Center of Excellence: Breast Imaging Center
  • Received 24th Annual Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award from the Florida Educational Foundation and Florida Department of Education

Innovations

  • Patient portal provides online bill pay, health records access and appointment request features
  • 100% PowerNotED: Emergency Department paperless medical record system improves patient care by expediting charting, minimizing error potential and enhancing communications among caregivers
  • Tobacco-free campus
  • i-Care initiative enhances patient experience
  • Hourly safety rounds
  • Nurse leader rounding
  • Electronic Medical Record, Computerized Provider Order
    Entry and Medication Positive Patient Identification for
    improved patient safety
  • Self-service kiosks in select locations
  • Cancer Care Navigators guide patients through diagnosis, treatment and recovery
  • Partner Program discounts and incentives
  • Multi-disciplinary Breast Care Planning Board and Tumor Board physicians review cancer cases to achieve best outcomes
  • Wi-Fi Internet access and flat screen televisions in all
    patient rooms

Technology Highlights

  • Comprehensive range of minimally invasive, state-of-the-art surgical options, including:
  • Minimally Invasive Excimer Laser for Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Strut Adjusted Volume Implant (SAVI) for early-stage breast cancer in conjunction with breast conservation surgery
  • ConforMIS knee implant for custom-fit and perfect alignment
  • Hana® (hip and knee arthoplasty) table allows surgeons to replace hips without detaching muscles from the pelvis and femur, resulting in less surgical trauma and quicker recovery
  • HDR Brachytherapy precise-dose radiation
  • Breast MRI and minimally invasive breast biopsies
  • 4-D Ultrasound for multi-dimensional, real time images of infants in utero
  • Interactive Metronome™ enhances motor and sensory skills
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for problem wounds
  • Teleradiology provides rapid test results 24-7

Community Programs

  • Change Your Life (YMCA)
  • CREATION Health
  • Speaker’s Bureau
  • Low-cost monthly health screenings
  • Support groups
  • Junior Achievement
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Relay for Life
  • Thanksgiving Community Celebration
  • AHA Heartwalk & Bowl-A-Thon
  • School Supplies Drive
  • Pink Army – breast cancer awareness & reduced cost mammography
  • Public education outreach through ongoing classes, seminars and events