Rebranding effort aims to simplify life for patients

Florida Hospital’s parent company, Adventist Health System, will change its name and the name of all of its wholly owned entities to AdventHealth, effective Jan. 2. That means 11,000 new signs are going up across the country to signal the change. Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel will have an AdventHealth sign on its main building, and will say AdventHealth at Wesley Chapel on its door. The … [Read more...]

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel plans to add more services

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel plans to expand the services it offers, as well as building additional parking and a new three-story medical office building. The hospital, at 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., also plans to add a wound care center that’s expected to open soon. Those initiatives are in addition to an offsite Emergency Room the hospital has opened in Land O’ Lakes and the addition of … [Read more...]

Emergency medical help coming to Central Pasco

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel is again expanding its services, this time setting up a freestanding emergency department in Land O’ Lakes. The facility, which is expected to be completed by January of 2018, will bring emergency medical assistance closer to residents of Central Pasco County. The new 18,000-square-foot center will be near the entrance to Bexley, a new community being built … [Read more...]

Hospital shows off its new cath lab

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel had an open house to show off its new cardiac catheterization lab on March 13, unveiling the first completed project in the hospital’s $78 million expansion. About 100 people registered to take the guided tour through the new lab and to learn about the technology that will be used to help treat patients at the hospital. After seeing the equipment and … [Read more...]

Hospital expansion ahead of schedule

Public campaign launched to raise $17 million Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel always knew that it would be expanding, but it didn’t expect to be doing so 2 ½ years ahead of schedule. Hospital officials, local dignitaries and invited guests celebrated the beginning of a $78 million expansion project at a Aug. 12 gathering, that also marked the beginning of a public campaign to raise $17 … [Read more...]

Florida Hospital Center Ice skates into view

A naming contest for the ice rink complex under construction in Wesley Chapel drew some 200 suggestions. And, the winner is: Florida Hospital Center Ice. The name and logo were unveiled May 14 by Florida Hospital representatives and Gordie Zimmermann whose company, Z Mitch, is building the 150,000-square-foot ice rink and sports complex. The name is fitting, said Zimmermann, because … [Read more...]

Hospital CEO details expansion plans

It’s less than three years old, but Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel is already experiencing growing pains. Denyse Bales-Chubb, president/CEO of Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel shared details of the hospital’s $78 million expansion plans at the April 7 breakfast of the Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce meeting. Wesley Chapel’s growth is fueling the need for the hospital’s expansion, … [Read more...]

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel plans big expansion

It’s not even three years old, and the Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel is already planning a significant expansion that will increase the number of patient rooms, operating rooms and emergency rooms. Hospital officials announced the expansion in a news release on March 6. The $78 million project, expected to begin construction this year, is responding to a demonstrated need. “Florida … [Read more...]

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel looks west for new CEO

Denyse Bales-Chubb is the new president and chief executive for Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, beginning Aug. 1. She replaces Brian Adams, who filled a similar position at Florida Hospital Tampa earlier this year. "Denyse is committed to our mission and growing the legacy of Seventh-day Adventist health care," said Don Jernigan, president and chief executive of Adventist Health System, … [Read more...]