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Advanced healthcare services in Okeechobee, Florida

Raulerson Hospital is now HCA Florida Raulerson Hospital. Our 100-bed acute care hospital has been serving Okeechobee and the surrounding communities with high-quality care for more than 40 years. Some of the healthcare services we offer include emergency care, orthopedics, gastroenterology and critical care. We also specialize in surgery, radiology and physical, occupational and speech therapy. 

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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 Okeechobee community.

Raulerson Hospital

We live here and work here.

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We provide high-quality care.

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We're part of the Okeechobee community.

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Capabilities

  • 24/7 emergency services for adults and children
  • 3D mammography
  • Cardiopulmonary services
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Surgical services, including robotic surgery
  • Vascular surgery

Accreditations

  • Accreditation by the The Joint Commission 
  • Accredited for nuclear medicine, ultrasound, computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and mammography by the American College of Radiology 
  • Accredited Clinical Laboratory from the College of American Pathologists (CAP)

Awards and recognitions

  • "A" Grade for Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group
  • Four-Star Hospital Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment and Pacemaker Procedures from Healthgrades
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades 

Emergency care

Our 24/7 emergency room (ER) provides a full spectrum of care that addresses exactly what you need. We offer immediate assessment, wait times shorter than the national average and a multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses.
Learn more about our emergency care 

Surgical services

We offer a wide range of surgical procedures, including minimally invasive surgery, which offers smaller incisions and typically faster recovery times. 
Learn more about our surgery services 

Gastroenterology (GI) services

Our gastroenterologists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the digestive system and GI tract. We can help you manage symptoms and recover while educating you on how to better manage your digestive health.
Learn more about our gastroenterology care 

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, physician notes, imaging reports and more
  • View your post-visit summary
  • Schedule a follow-up appointment
  • Share your health records with a physician or caregiver
  • And more
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