Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast is a 58-bed community hospital located just east of Destin in Miramar Beach, Florida. Since opening its doors to patient care in January 2003, the not-for-profit hospital has grown steadily and continues to fulfill its mission to improve the health of the community at large, with special attention to service of the poor. Recognized nationally for high quality, compassionate and safe healthcare, the hospital has received the 100 Top Hospitals® award from Thomson Reuters and Truven Health three times since opening, including most recently in 2012 and 2013, in addition to receiving an “A” from Leapfrog Group’s 2013 hospital safety ratings.
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast offers a wide range of medical and surgical services, including acute care, general and specialized surgery, cardiac diagnostics and interventional services, a dedicated joint replacement program, a new spine center program, cancer care, comprehensive radiology and laboratory services, rehabilitation, as well as 24-hour emergency care. Comprehensive women’s services are available through the hospital’s Olson Women’s Diagnostic Center and the Family Birth Place. The most recent additions to the hospital include the Judy and Steve Turner Heart and Vascular Center and the Sacred Heart Cancer Center, which is affiliated with MD Anderson Physician Network®.
The hospital is dedicated to raising the bar for healthcare throughout the region with an emphasis on wellness and patient education. Free classes and support groups are offered on a monthly basis, including a variety of childbirth and parenting classes, joint replacement classes, spine surgery classes, diabetes education classes, a Senior Spirit program with special health topics and financial matters seminars, breast cancer support group, stroke support group, and more.
With around 200 physicians on staff, Sacred Heart continually recruits high quality physicians to the area, including specialists for lung diseases, urological problems, allergies, ear, nose and throat surgery, eye diseases, heart disorders, women's and children's health, interventional radiology, vascular surgery and more. The healthcare team would not be complete without the addition of over 250 community volunteers who add a special touch to everyone they meet.
The highly trained physicians and staff are dedicated to providing high quality, compassionate care to all, and the patient satisfaction scores consistently rank over the 90th percentile, placing Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast is in the top one percent of hospitals nationwide for the overall patient experience.