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Standards  The Joint Commission
Phone  +1 305-693-6100
Standard  The Joint Commission
Emergency department  Yes
Number of beds  378
Hospital type  Acute care
Hialeah Hospital
Location  651 East 25th Street, Hialeah, Miami-Dade, Florida
Care system  Medicare (US), Medicaid
Website  https://www.hialeahhosp.com/
Address  651 East 25th Street, Hialeah, FL 33013, United States
Hours  Open today · Open 24 hours · See hoursFridayOpen 24 hoursSaturdayOpen 24 hoursSundayOpen 24 hoursMondayOpen 24 hoursTuesdayOpen 24 hoursWednesdayOpen 24 hoursThursdayOpen 24 hours

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Hialeah Hospital is a 378-bed acute care hospital started by Seventh-day Adventist physicians based on the health and Christian principles advocated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, with the motto: "Christian Care Through Modern Medical Science." It is located in Hialeah, Florida with an experienced medical staff now of more than 900 employees and has grown to be one of the largest private hospitals in Florida. The hospital offers a wide array of services. Services including a specially designed senior services including a Senior ER and an Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit.

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History

In 1951, the hospital opened in Hialeah in northwest Miami-Dade County, Florida. A Seventh-day Adventist minister, Elder W. 0. Reynolds, then pastor of the Miami Temple church, bought a block of land, with a down payment of $5,000 and a mortgage for $45,000. The hospital was set up in the largest of three buildings on the property, with doctors' offices, laboratory and X ray and maternity in the others.

The medical staff began with Dr. L. L. Andrews, an Adventist physician of long practice in Miami and Dr. A. W. McCorkle, whose home was Lake Worth, Florida, and began his practice at the Hialeah Hospital in December, 1951.

By 1956 the original 30-bed capacity was inadequate, and financial resources were sufficient to begin a program of expansion. At that time six additional patient rooms were added, and the capacity was increased to 50 beds. The addition included a large main nursing station and a surgery unit consisting of three operating rooms and a central supply room. The doctors' building, which houses the offices and examining rooms of four physicians, was built at the same time.

As dramatic growth elevated Hialeah to the eight largest city in the State of Florida, Hialeah Hospital has grown to be one of the largest privately owned hospitals in the state. Due to the rapid influx of Hispanic-Americans, the hospital became largely bilingual in both Spanish and English.

Services

Hialeah Hospital, part of Tenet Healthcare's Florida region, has been serving the medical and health care needs of central to north Miami-Dade County since 1951. Hialeah Hospital offers a broad range of health care services, including 24-hour emergency care, cardiology, neurosurgery, obstetrics, a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, laboratory, a surgical weight loss program that has been designated a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, and a complement of imaging services.

Hialeah Hospital received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association, which signifies that Hialeah Hospital has reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure patients with 85% compliance for at least 24 months to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology secondary prevention guidelines for heart failure patients. Hialeah Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. Services Include:

  • Heart Care
  • Acute Care Unit for the Elderly
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Surgery
  • 24-hour Emergency Services,
  • Women's Services
  • Imaging
  • Weight Loss Surgery Program
  • Maternity Care
  • References

    Hialeah Hospital Wikipedia


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