Welcome to Lakeside Medical Center

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Lakeside Medical Center is a top-ranked public hospital by America’s Essential Hospitals. Some of our awards include Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission in 2011, 2013 and 2014. In 2018, our Family Medicine Residency Program graduated its sixth class of Family Medicine Residents. We are Florida’s only rural, teaching hospital.

Our staff is committed to serve. Our employees work to ensure high quality care and access for all, especially the most vulnerable. We are proud to have extremely high patient satisfaction. Our patients are key to that success. We want to hear from you. If you want to commend those who cared for you, let us know. If there are ways we can improve, let us know. With your help, we will continue to change lives and impact generations.

A big part of our impact is thanks to our “Hospitalists.” Hospitalists are working in our Family Medicine Residency Program. They are committed to improving the health of our community. They help us expand access and build capacity. Our hospitalists believe it is a privilege to serve “the Glades”.  

Our goal is to meet your needs. We know you have a choice. We are glad you trust us to take care of you and your family!  



Spotlight On...

Janet Moreland at a Nurses Station

Janet D. Moreland Named Lakeside Medical Center's New Leader

“I have an open door policy for staff and our community,” Moreland said.

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HCD nurses at Palm Health Foundation’s “Nurses of the Year

Celebrating Our Nurses and Hospital Staff at the Health Care District of Palm Beach County

School Health Program’s Assistant Director Honored as “Nurse of the Year”

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Joe-Ann Hyppolite graduating Leadership Glades 2019

Lakeside Medical Center’s Program and Operations Coordinator Graduates from Leadership Glades Program with Accolades

A Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce program established in 1991 that focuses on the training, building, advancement and recognition of leaders in the Glades

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Health Assessments

In 2018, the Health Care District of Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners approved the Lakeside Medical Center 2015-2018 Implementation Strategy (PDF)

The 2017 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) (PDF) is a collaborative effort by a diverse group of community leaders, stakeholders, Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County and the Health Care District of Palm Beach County that serves as a directional roadmap committed to improving the health and quality of life of Palm Beach County residents.

In 2016, the Health Council of Southeast Florida (HCSEF) was enlisted by the Health Care District and the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County to facilitate the Community Health Needs Assessment (PDF) to identify unmet health needs of community residents and to inform and guide future health planning initiatives to meet those needs.

The 2016 Glades Region Health Assessment (PDF) is a subset of the overall Palm Beach County Community Health Needs Assessment.

 

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