DELAND, FLORIDA, February 2, 2007—Florida Hospital DeLand received 34 patients from early morning storms today. Most patients were in good condition, three patients were serious condition and two were transferred to other hospitals. Injuries ranged from minor lacerations to non life-threatening internal injuries.
The hospital did not suffer any damage and was open to receive patients throughout the day. All elective surgeries were rescheduled. Activity in the Emergency department has returned to normal.
“The response from our physicians and staff was incredible,” said President and CEO Daryl Tol. “I was very impressed with the number of team members who were able to respond and help our patients and their family members, despite the fact that many of our team members were impacted directly by the storms.”
For additional information about the hospital’s response, please call 386-804-7064.
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Florida Hospital DeLand, located at 701 West Plymouth Avenue in DeLand, was established in 1962 and is a 156-bed acute-care hospital. The hospital was named to the Solucient Top 100 Performance Improvement Leaders list for the second consecutive year. The honor recognizes hospitals and their management teams for leading facilities to achieve the fastest rate of consistent annual organizational improvement among all U.S. hospitals. Florida Hospital DeLand is a member of the Adventist Health System, the largest Protestant not-for-profit hospital system in the nation. For more information about Florida Hospital DeLand visit www.fhdeland.org.