August 19, 2019 by Peter B. Laird
Boca Raton Regional Hospital Now Part of Baptist Health South Florida
Two of South Florida’s most respected healthcare institutions have come together in a partnership that will elevate high-quality clinical care across the region.
A culmination of strategic talks that began in 2017, Boca Raton Regional Hospital is now operating as part of Baptist Health South Florida. The two not-for-profit organizations share a long history of compassion and commitment to the communities they serve.
“Our organizations share the same calling to improve the health and well-being of individuals and to deliver compassionate healthcare to our patients at the highest standards of excellence and safety. We foresee an exciting future at Boca Raton Regional Hospital that will cement its title as the preeminent healthcare provider in the community,” said Brian E. Keeley, president and CEO of Baptist Health.
“Today’s announcement concludes a process that will elevate our position as an advanced, tertiary academic center,” said Christine E. Lynn, Board Chair at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. “I thank everyone who participated in this process, both at Boca Regional and Baptist Health, for this exciting outcome.”
(Learn how the partnership between Baptist Health and Boca Raton Regional Hospital will benefit the community – Video by Steve Pipho)
Founded as a community hospital in 1967, Boca Raton Regional Hospital is recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 – 2019 Best Hospitals listing as the highest ranked hospital in Palm Beach County.
Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region situated across four counties, with nearly 23,000 employees, more than 4,000 physicians and operates more than 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices. In addition, Baptist Health has centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences.