Bay Medical Center – Sacred Heart

Bay Medical Center-Sacred Heart, known as Memorial Hospital of Bay County when it was chartered in 1949, is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “best regional hospital,” and has been named the recipient of the HealthGrades ‘America’s 50 Best’ Award™ for 5 years in a row.

Through its 2012 hospital joint venture with LHP Hospital Group and the Sacred Heart Health System, Bay Medical-Sacred Heart has gained renewed strength as it serves a seven-county region in Northwest Florida. The medical center continues its time-honored commitment of providing a full range of quality healthcare services to its communities, including charity and uncompensated care.


  • 323 licensed beds, including 215 private rooms
  • Support staff of 2,000 employees
  • 250 members of Medical Staff
  • Level II Trauma Center Designation
  • The Joint Commission accredited
  • Five-story patient care tower with 144 spacious private rooms
  • Hotel-like patient amenities including a “Catering to You” patient menu and Wi-Fi throughout the hospital


  • Diagnostic Services
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Birthing Center
  • HealthPlex Fitness
  • Heart & Vascular Institute
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Care
  • Sleep Disorders Center
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Surgical Services
  • Women’s Services
  • Wound Healing


  • Certified Level II Trauma Center from the Florida Department of Health
  • Three-year accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer 2014
  • National accreditation as a Heart Attack/Stroke Center of Excellence, The Joint Commission 2014
  • Accreditation from the College of American Pathologists, Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists 2014
  • Recognition for better than national average mortality rates for Heart Failure and Pneumonia, by Hospital Compare
  • Recognition as “high performing” for the treatment of heart failure and COPD, U.S. News & World Report
  • Recognition for a 95% rate of cardiac patients having blockages opened within 90 minutes of arrival, exceeding state and national averages
  • Recipient of the 2015 Jean Byers Award for Excellence in Cancer Registration, a quality standard
  • Bay Regional Cancer Center accredited by the American College of Radiation Oncology