Clinical Quality at Winter Haven Hospital

Winter Haven Hospital is part of BayCare Health System, which scored in the 86th percentile in the Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems 2019 national report.  BayCare focuses on continuous process improvement and most importantly, patient safety, in caring for hundreds of thousands of patients and families each year.


In the Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals 2019 national report, Winter Haven Hospital scored 77th overall in quality of care. This performance is compared to 290 other large hospitals across the country. In support of our philosophy of continuous improvement, we are also proud that this high achievement represents us placing in the top 1% (99th percentile) in continuous improvement over the last five years.  

Here are a few areas we consider critical to our mission in delivering exceptional patient care:

U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Hospitals  2019

U.S. News & World Report

Of more than 250 Florida Hospitals and only 30 hospitals meeting USNWR standards,  Winter Haven Hospital Ranked #27 in Florida and was recognized as a Regional top performer in Central Florida and a Top Performer in COPD care, heart bypass surgery and heart failure care.

Willingness to Recommend Our Hospital (July 2019 release)

A National, standardized survey of hospital patients about their experiences during a recent inpatient hospital stay. This is also referred to as HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems). The information below is included on that report for Winter Haven Hospital.

Percentage of patients who reported YES they would definitely recommend the hospital.