Halifax Medical Center
Halifax Medical Center (HMC), a 764-bed full service tertiary care hospital, opened in 1928. Its main, multi-structure campus is at located in Daytona Beach, 303 North Clyde Morris Blvd. Halifax Medical Center-Atlantic Campus, the former Atlantic Medical Center, is operated as a branch campus at 400 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., and Halifax Behavioral Services, the areaâ€™s only center for adolescent psychiatric services, occupies a campus nearby. A satellite hospital, Halifax Hospital-Port Orange, is under construction and when fully converted to an 80-bed community hospital is expected to open in the fall of 2006. Halifax Medical Center-Ormond Beach is a satellite campus on State Road 40, just west of I-95, offering outpatient services for the Kerman Regional Oncology Center, laboratory, and an Urgent Care Center. A second Urgent Care Center is located in Port Orange and Halifax Express Care is located on the HMC Main Campus adjacent to the main Emergency Department.
HMC is recognized nationally for its quality care and performance. HMC was named a 2005 Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by HealthGrades, ranking it in the top five percent of all hospitals in
the nation for clinical outcomes. Consumers chose HMC as their â€śmost preferred hospitalâ€ť in Volusia and Flagler counties in a detailed survey of its market, winning HMC the Consumerâ€™s Choice Award from
National Research Corporation every year since 1996.
HMC offers the regionâ€™s most modern Heart Center, the only Trauma Center, Pediatric Emergency Department, Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care
Centers, and both a Comprehensive Stroke Center and Neuroscience Center. The Family BirthPlace welcomes more new residents to the area than any other birthing facility, and the uniquely themed Speediatrics unit is a
feature of the Betty Jane France Pediatric Center. Halifax is the host institution for the Herbert D. Kerman Regional Oncology Centers. It is a teaching hospital with a noted family practice residency program and,
in conjunction with Daytona Beach Community College, operates a radiologic training program. All major medical and surgical services are available.
The hospital is operated by the Halifax Hospital Medical
Center District, created by the Legislature in 1927, whose members serve by appointment of the Governor. HMC is an affiliate of Halifax Community Health System. With over 5,000 employees, Halifax Community
Health System is one of the largest employers in Volusia and Flagler counties.