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Volusia County is home to healthy lifestyles to help employees and their families get health and stay healthy. When healthcare services are needed, there are a large number of top-notch, high quality facilities and the region boasts a number of well-respected specialists. There are seven hospitals that combine nearly 2,000 beds. In addition, there are more than 600 practicing physicians outside the hospital setting that specialize in a broad array of fields.
Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler is a nonprofit hospital system with a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ. With five hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties, Florida Hospital is the largest hospital system in the area, with nearly 800 beds and 4,700 employees, and caring for nearly 650,000 patients every year. Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler specializes in a wide range of health services for the entire family, including nationally recognized programs in cardiology, cancer, women’s medicine, neurology, diabetes, orthopaedics and rehabilitation.
In 2010, Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler collectively contributed more than $107 million in benefits to the underprivileged, the community’s overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements. Long known for caring for the sick and ailing, Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler is committed to improving the health and well-being of our community through screenings, education and personal growth development.
Building on an 83-year history of exceptional healthcare services in East Central Florida, Halifax Health is ranked among the top five percent of all hospitals in the nation for clinical outcomes. Halifax Health offers a tertiary hospital in Daytona Beach, a community hospital in Port Orange, psychiatric services, four cancer treatment centers, the area’s largest hospice, Florida’s largest emergency department and the area’s only Level II Trauma Center.
Recognized for its outstanding medical staff and leading-edge technology, Halifax Health consistently receives top statewide and national ratings for its specialties, including orthopedics, spinal surgery, stroke services, vascular services and cardiology. Governed by a Board of Commissioners appointed by the Governor of Florida, Halifax Health is a legislatively-chartered taxing organization.
Locating in Volusia County not only means access to state-of-the-art healthcare systems for you and your family, it means as a business-owner you also have access to resources to ensure health and well-being for your employees as well.
Florida Health Care Plans (FHCP) has served the health needs of Volusia and Flagler Counties since 1974 and is headquartered in Volusia County.
WorkForce Wellness (WFW) is a partnership between an employer and FHCP to align health benefits and healthcare services through integrated, innovative and affordable health plan designs. Using our proven patient-centered medical home model, FHCP integrates wellness with occupational health programs and couples robust medication therapy with patient education. Extended weekday and weekend office hours encourage appropriate utilization of health services; promote wellness and preventive care for employees and their families, while managing costs.
Good health is all about good advice from trusted health professionals, easy accessible care, and great support. In the workplace, good health means many things, including better concentration, reduced absenteeism and longevity with an employer. Good health means employees and their families learn how to develop good habits and healthy lifestyles with the added benefit of having an employer and health plan partnership relationship to assist on this journey. Having contracts with all hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties, FHCP coordinates health care between all levels of care to expedite an employee's return to health - and to their employer.