Awards and Recognitions
The development of new programs, services and technologies reflects Morton Plant North Bay Hospital’s commitment to meet increasing community health service needs. For example:
- In 2011, Morton Plant North Bay opened a new 9,750 square-foot cardiovascular center that provides the most advanced imaging equipment for cardiac care diagnostics and interventions, including elective and emergency heart catheterizations and angioplasties.
- Morton Plant North Bay was Pasco County's first completely digital hospital after implementing the Picture Archive Communication System. This computerized system creates digital images of X-rays, CT scans and ultrasounds, making it easier and faster for physicians to access patients’ test results and offer diagnosis and treatment.
- Morton Plant North Bay was the first hospital in Pasco County to use cutting-edge, computer-aided surgery navigation system for knee, hip and back surgery, enabling physicians to place knee and hip components in the exact anatomical position, increasing longevity and function of the knee or hip.
- The facility offers a recently expanded, 5,060-square foot emergency care department, including a triage area, enlarged waiting room, computerized bedside registration, and 15 treatment rooms, including a dedicated pediatric treatment room.
- The hospital became the first and only facility in Pasco County to offer a hospitalist program to provide patients who do not have a physician with a medical team to coordinate their care during a hospital stay.
- Morton Plant North Bay Hospital has achieved recognition as a Pathway to Excellence® hospital, designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, for its positive practice environments where nurses excel. As a Pathway to Excellence hospital, Morton Plant North Bay successfully met 12 practice standards essential to an ideal nursing practice environment. For more information on Pathway to Excellence and what it means for our patients and nurses, visit https://www.nursingworld.org/organizational-programs/pathway/.
For more information about Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, call (727) 842-8468.
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
6600 Madison St.
New Port Richey, FL 34652