Phoebe Sumter wins beauty contest

Phoebe Sumter wins beauty contest

AMERICUS, GA (WALB) - Information from  Phoebe Sumter Medical Center-

Phoebe Sumter Medical Center has been named the 2015 Most Beautiful Hospital by Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider.

Phoebe Sumter earned this top recognition with 95,426 votes, breaking the record of every hospital that has ever been in the running. Homestead Hospital, Homestead, Florida was second, followed by Forest Park Medical Center – San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, and Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News, Virginia.

“Phoebe Sumter Medical Center is honored to be selected by Soliant for this prestigious award and national recognition,” said Brandi Lunneborg, CEO of Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. “Phoebe Sumter is a beautiful facility with the best a modern hospital has to offer, delivering a patient-centered, healing atmosphere. The physical beauty of the hospital is enhanced daily by the pride, support and love of our staff and our community who are dedicated to its success. We are so excited to share this wonderful award with them and thank them for their continued faith in us to provide them with the best healthcare in southwest Georgia.”

The hospital, previously known as Sumter Regional Hospital, was destroyed in 2007 by a F3 tornado.  Four years later and after a $21.5 million expansion and renovation, Phoebe Sumter Medical Center opened its doors in December 2011.

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