HCA Florida Putnam Hospital
Adding to the appeal of Putnam County is our quality healthcare services where our physicians provide patients with the most personal, warm, and quality of care possible. In Putnam, our physicians go above the standard of care and treat every patient with dignity and “hometown care” that is not common in most cities today.
We have state-of-the-art services that are equal to neighboring large cities. Located within Palatka is HCA Florida Putnam Hospital – a 99 bed hospital offering a 10-bed critical care unit, skilled nursing unit, progressive care unit, medical and surgical units and a 24-hour emergency department.
The citizens of Putnam County rely on HCA Florida Putnam Hospital for their healthcare. With over 100 physicians representing more than 20 medical specialties, the hospital averages in excess of 7000 admissions a year. They accommodate approximately 33,000 emergency visits and 44,000 outpatient visits each year at HCA Florida Putnam Hospital.
A major employer in the community, HCA Florida Putnam Hospital has an annual payroll of $27 million. They continue to invest in state-of-the-art technology and recruit physicians to meet the growing needs of the communities they serve. HCA Florida Putnam Hospital has earned the Joint Commissions’ highest vote of confidence with a three-year accreditation.
We’re part of the largest network of doctors, nurses and care sites in the state. Our experienced care teams are focused on listening to you — caring for you like family. We work to understand your needs to provide a personalized care experience. From welcoming your newest family members to routine and specialty care needs throughout your life, you can count on us to show up for you when it matters.
Cancer Center of Putnam
Palatka is also home to an oncology practice that is a member of one of Florida’s largest cancer teams (Florida Radiation Oncology Group), Cancer Center of Putnam. Cancer Center of Putnam provides state-of-the-art technology such as treating cancer patients with Image Guided Radiation Therapy. And by providing clinical trials with RTOG, which means patients may receive clinical proven treatments before they become the standard of care. As well as new modern cancer techniques such as Dose Verification System, which ensures patients are receiving the correct dose of radiation daily.