Orlando Health and Acadia Health care Company have formed a joint venture designed to enhance and expand behavioral health services in the region.
With Acadia’s partnership, the program will expand inpatient and outpatient programs, enhance community outreach activities, improve consumer, employee, and consumer experience, and develop new comprehensive psychiatric strategies across the entire health care system. Under the agreement, Acadia will assume management responsibilities for the behavioral health program at Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital. Acadia, like Orlando Health, takes great pride in being a strong community partner, collaborating with many organizations, hospitals and first responders in the regions it services.
Orlando Health, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, is a not-for-profit health care organization with $7.6 billion of assets under management that serves the southeastern United States. Founded more than 100 years ago, the health care system is recognized around the world for its pediatric and adult Level One Trauma program as well as the only state-accredited Level Two Adult Trauma Center in the St. Petersburg region. It is the home of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care unit under one roof, the only system in the southeast to offer open fetal surgery to repair the most severe forms of spina bifida, the site of an Olympic athlete training facility and operator of one of the largest and highest performing clinically integrated networks in the region. Orlando Health has pioneered life-changing medical research and its Graduate Medical Education program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows. The 3,200-bed system includes 16 wholly-owned hospitals and emergency departments; rehabilitation services, cancer and heart institutes, imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, primary care professional offices for adults and pediatrics, skilled nursing facilities, an inpatient behavioral health facility, home health care services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. Nearly 4,500 primary care professionals, representing more than 90 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 23,000 team members. In FY21, Orlando Health served nearly 160,000 inpatients and nearly 3.6 million outpatients. During that same time, Orlando Health provided approximately $648 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more.
Acadia is a leading provider organization of behavioral health care services across the United States. As of September 30, 2021, Acadia operated a network of 230 behavioral health care facilities with approximately 10,200 beds in 40 states and Puerto Rico. With more than 20,000 employees serving approximately 70,000 consumers daily, Acadia is the largest stand-alone behavioral health company in the U.S. Acadia provides behavioral health care services to its consumers in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers and outpatient clinics.
This was reported by Orlando Health on December 1, 2021.
Contact information: Orlando Health, 1414 Kuhl Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32806; 321-843-7000; Website: www.orlandohealth.com
Contact information: Gretchen Hommrich, Director, Investor Relations, Acadia Health care Company, Inc., 6100 Tower Circle, Suite 1000, Franklin, Tennessee 37067; 615-861-6000; Fax: 615-261-9685; Email: Gretchen.Hommrich@acadiahealth care.com; Website: www.acadiahealth care.com