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Advanced healthcare services in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

In partnership with HCA Florida Twin Cities Hospital, and part of our parent company, HCA Healthcare, Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is now HCA Fort Walton-Destin Hospital. We are a 267-bed, top-performing acute care hospital with over 300 of the most highly respected and qualified physicians in the Tri-County area. We offer an Advanced Primary Stroke Center, a Cancer Care Center and advanced care for critically ill patients. Our services include open-heart surgery and a wide range of specialties as well as emergency services at our main emergency room (ER), pediatric ER and two freestanding ERs.

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Why people choose us

Our hospital is committed to offering advanced healthcare services with a compassionate, patient-focused approach in the Fort Walton Beach community.

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We live here and work here.
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We provide high-quality care.
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We're part of the Fort Walton Beach community.
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Capabilities

  • 24/7 ER with a dedicated Pediatric ER and two free standing ERs in Destin and Navarre
  • Behavioral health psychiatric center
  • Breast center with 3D mammography
  • Cancer care center
  • Comprehensive cardiovascular program
  • Inpatient acute rehabilitation
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Women's and Children's Center with Level II neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

Accreditations

  • Accredited Chest Pain Center designated by the American College of Cardiology
  • Primary Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission
  • Accredited cancer program designated by the Commission on Cancer

Awards and recognition

  • Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) — Gold Plus Target Stroke Award for Stroke Care from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award from Healthgrades (2021)
  • Hospital Safety Grade A from Leapfrog (2018-2019)
  • Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award from Healthgrades (2021)
  • Vaginal Delivery 5-Star Recipient from Healthgrades (2019)

Emergency care

Our emergency department's multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses are skilled in emergency care. They are available 24/7 to provide you with a full spectrum of care that addresses exactly what you need. We offer fast assessments and shorter-than-average wait times.

Learn more about our emergency care services

Cardiac care

We offer a wide range of heart treatments and services. Our experienced cardiac specialists and staff are dedicated to helping you maintain and restore your heart health.

Learn more about our cardiology services

Preparing for your visit

We strive to inform patients about financial expectations regarding healthcare services and prepare them for upcoming procedures.

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Patient financial resources
Our hospital is committed to providing useful information to our patients so you can understand the financial side of your healthcare needs.
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Preregister for an appointment
We know your time is valuable, so we offer convenient online preregistration for services such as surgical procedures, mammograms and diagnostic tests and treatments.
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Advanced care planning
When creating an advanced care plan, there are several aspects to consider. That's why we've put together a set of guidelines to help you make your plan.

For visitors

We want our patients' visitors to be informed and have pleasant experiences. To do that, we provide information regarding our visitor services and policies, guest Wi-Fi access, community partnerships and other resources.

Visitor services and policies 
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MyHealthONE allows you to manage all parts of your healthcare easily and securely

  • View health records - lab results, physicians notes, imaging reports and more
  • View your post-visit summary
  • Schedule a follow-up appointment
  • Share your health records with a physicians or caregiver
  • And more
Create an Account 
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Download the MyHealthOne app on the Apple App Store Or Google Play Store

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