OCALA, FL, FEBRUARY 28, 2019 - Ocala Health completed another phase of a $65 M expansion project at West Marion Community Hospital with the opening of 36 new beds dedicated to orthopedic services. West Marion Community Hospital has the number one joint care program in HCA Healthcare throughout the state, with over 15,000 total joint surgeries since 2009.
"West Marion Community Hospital and Ocala Health are dedicated to our high quality orthopedic services and are excited to continue investing in facilities that match the premier level of orthopedic care given to our patients," says Ginger Carroll, West Marion Community Hospital CEO
West Marion Community Hospital recently completed the following expansions:
- 9 emergency department treatment rooms (Dec. 2017)
- 4 operating rooms with 12 additional PACU beds (Dec. 2017)
- 36 inpatient beds and 8 step down beds (Mar. 2018)
About Ocala Health
Ocala Health encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 222-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 174-bed hospital located in west Marion County, and Summerfield ER, a freestanding emergency department located in southern Marion County. Ocala Health has the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services, and bariatric surgery. Ocala Regional Medical Center is also a Level II Trauma Center. Ocala Health's outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of six locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers; a freestanding Wound and Hyperbaric Center; a Senior Wellness Community Center; and two surgical and physician specialty practices.