Lakeland, FL – Moody’s Investors Service recently reaffirmed Lakeland Regional Health’s A2 stable rating in advance of public bond financing. The affirmation and assignment of the A2, according to Moody’s, reflects its expectation that Lakeland Regional Health Systems, Inc. will remain the distinct market leader and essential provider in and around Polk County.
“We are extremely thankful for the support and leadership of our Board of Directors, and to our physicians, nurses, clinicians and our entire team for the exceptional care they provide to our patients and their families that allows us to remain an innovative and financially strong health system,” said Danielle Drummond, MS, FACHE, Lakeland Regional Health President and CEO.
About Lakeland Regional Health
Not-for-profit Lakeland Regional Health reaches beyond its hospital walls to promote wellness, education and discovery in new places and new ways, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services at its Medical Center, Hollis Cancer Center and ambulatory care locations. Lakeland Regional Health earned Most Wired Advanced and Most Wired status six times since 2013 and has earned workplace awards from Forbes, Gallup and Becker’s Hospital Review. Its 864-bed comprehensive tertiary referral hospital, Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, operates the Jack and Tina Harrell Family Institute for Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine; a Level II Trauma Center; the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children, which includes a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; and the Bannasch Institute for Advanced Rehabilitation Medicine.