North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC) is a full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving the North Central Florida area. In 2017, the Gainesville-based community hospital, and its services, grew substantially. This includes the addition of two new full-service, 24/7 Freestanding Emergency Rooms, the achievement of a leading Stroke program in the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) as measured by a DNV-GL certification, and the introduction of advanced cardiovascular technology, including the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). Additionally, NFRMC's Women's Services held its status as the hospital that delivers more babies for our community (over 3,200). North Florida Regional remains a leader in delivering quality, award-winning healthcare to the Gainesville community and its surrounding areas.
NFRMC is a part of North Florida Regional Healthcare, a healthcare system that also includes a number of other outstanding medical programs dedicated to quality healing. Those programs include the Florida Heart and Lung Institute, Neurosurgical Specialists of North Florida, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, the Heart & Vascular Center, the Cancer Center, the Women's Center, the Robotics Center, Invision Imaging, the Center for Obesity Surgery & Treatment, the Neuroscience Center, the Endoscopy Center, the Sleep Disorders Center, Wound Therapy and Hyperbarics, Company Care and the Behavioral Health Center, as well as primary medical care that includes Gainesville Family Physicians, Gainesville Internal Medicine Physicians, and the Senior Healthcare Centers.
North Florida Regional Medical Center is a member of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, HCA is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, and is a company comprised of locally-managed facilities that includes 177 hospitals and 119 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England, and employing approximately 240,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities.