St. Joseph's-Baptist Health Care has the health of Sunshine Staters covered like SPF 90 sunblock! Part of the BayCare Health System, St. Joseph's-Baptist provides a wide range of services to residents of Florida's Tampa Bay area. The not-for-profit system includes St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Tampa, as well as South Florida Baptist Hospital in Plant City. All of the hospitals provide primary, emergency, and surgical care. St. Joseph's-Baptist also operates institutes for the treatment of cancer, heart ailments, neurological disorders, and behavioral health services. The system houses a senior retirement community and an area network of physicians.
All four (and soon five) of St. Joseph's-Baptist hospitals are members of the BayCare Health System, an alliance of nine regional hospitals providing administration such as human resources, purchasing, and financial services.
St. Joseph's-Baptist is building a fifth hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital-North, scheduled to open in 2010. The new facility will be a three-story, acute care hospital with about 75 inpatient beds in private suites and 30 outpatient beds.
Along with the hospitals, physicians network, and retirement community, St. Joseph's-Baptist also operates a host of community clinics and provides home health care. – less