Lake City Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has been named the greater Lake City area’s best of the best hospital for the 20th year in a row! This honor comes on the heel of several accreditations and recognitions earned by the Facility in 2018 and 2019.

Over the past year, Lake City Medical Center earned the following distinctions:

  • Awarded an A-Rating by The Leapfrog Group for 3 straight periods, highly accredited hospital rating agency for Patient Safety
  • Awarded Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award
  • Named in the top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety
  • Named the Lake City-Columbia County Chamber’s Employer of the Year at the 2019 Business Excellence Awards
  • Named an Accredited Primary Stroke Center by the American Heart Association and Joint Commission
  • Named an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology

“We are extremely honored that the community has chosen us as the best of the best hospital in Lake City for the 20th consecutive year!” Rick Naegler, CEO LCMC. “ This achievement is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team for their care and commitment to improving human life in our community. I firmly believe that we have the very best employees and physicians at Lake City Medical Center!”

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