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  • April 13, 2021 - Visitation Policy, Effective April 13, 2021

    Visiting hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

    Private rooms: Two (2) visitors per patient per day, one at a time.

    Semi-private rooms: One (1) visitor per patient.

    Visitors will be screened — asked a series of COVID-19 symptom-related questions — by a hospital staff member upon arrival of their first visit under this new policy. They will also receive a self-screening flyer to follow for future visits.

    Visitors will be required to sign in to the visitor log, acknowledging staff- or self-screening. A hospital staff member will validate that the visitor has completed screening.

    At this time, no eating or drinking in patient rooms or patient care areas is permitted.

     


     

    Horario de visitas: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Habitaciones privadas: Dos (2) visitantes por paciente por día, un a la vez.

    Habitaciones semiprivadas: Un (1) visitante por paciente.

    En virtud de esta nueva política, un miembro del personal del hospital realizará un examen con una serie de preguntas relacionadas con los síntomas del COVID-19 a la llegada para la primera visita. También recibirán un volante de autodetección para futuras visitas.

    Los visitantes deberán registrarse en el registro de visitantes, reconociendo el examen del personal del hospital o la autoexaminación. Un miembro del personal del hospital validará que el visitante ha completado el examen.

    En este momento, no se permite comer ni beber en las habitaciones de los pacientes o en las áreas de atención al paciente.

     

    January 21, 2021 - New COVID-19 pandemic visitor hours are now in effect

    Please note that the State of Florida recently amended hospital visitation guidelines. New COVID-19 pandemic visitor hours are now in effect at SSH Tallahassee. One visitor will be permitted per patient, per day from 2 pm - 6 pm. No visitors are allowed for patients in isolation. The safety and health of our patients, staff and the community remain our top priority. To that end, it is important to thoroughly review our updated visitation guidelines and screening process prior to arrival.

     


     

    Tenga en cuenta que las pautas de visitas hospitalarias han sido recientemente modificadas por el estado de Florida. Las nuevas horas de visita debido a la pandémica COVID-19 están en effecto en SSH Tallahassee. Se permitirá un visitante por paciente, por día de 2 pm - 6 pm. No se permiten visitas para pacientes aislados. La seguridad y la salud de nuestros pacientes, personal y la comunidad siguen siendo nuestra máxima prioridad. Para ello, antes de la llegada es importante revisar a fondo nuestras pautas de visita actualizadas y el proceso de detección haciendo click aquí.

     


     

    January 08, 2021 - COVID-19 Vaccine Update

    Our hospital is in the process of vaccinating our front-line health care workers and is complying with all applicable state and federal guidance. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit:  https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/covid-19-vaccines-in-florida

     


     

    January 07, 2021 - Please note a change in our visitation policy due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Visitation Policy

    Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have enforced a NO VISITATION policy, effective until further notice.

    We appreciate your understanding in our commitment to keep our patients, hospital staff and community safe.

     


     

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Política de visitación

    Debido al coronavirus (COVID-19), hemos aplicado una política de NO VISITACIÓN, efectiva hasta nuevo aviso.

    Agradecemos su comprensión en nuestro compromiso de mantener a nuestros pacientes, personal del hospital y la comunidad segura.

     


     

    October 30, 2020 - New COVID-19 pandemic visitor hours are now in effect

    Please note that the State of Florida recently amended hospital visitation guidelines. New COVID-19 pandemic visitor hours are now in effect at SSH Tallahassee. One visitor will be permitted per patient, per day from 2 pm - 6 pm. The safety and health of our patients, staff and the community remain our top priority. To that end, it is important to thoroughly review our updated visitation guidelines and screening process prior to arrival.

     


     

    Tenga en cuenta que las pautas de visitas hospitalarias han sido recientemente modificadas por el estado de Florida. Las nuevas horas de visita debido a la pandémica COVID-19 están en effecto en SSH Tallahassee. Se permitirá un visitante por paciente, por día de 2 pm - 6 pm. La seguridad y la salud de nuestros pacientes, personal y la comunidad siguen siendo nuestra máxima prioridad. Para ello, antes de la llegada es importante revisar a fondo nuestras pautas de visita actualizadas y el proceso de detección haciendo click aquí.

     


     

    March 17, 2020 - Please note a change in our visitation policy due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Visitation Policy

    Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have enforced a NO VISITATION policy, effective until further notice.

    We appreciate your understanding in our commitment to keep our patients, hospital staff and community safe.

     


     

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Política de visitación

    Debido al coronavirus (COVID-19), hemos aplicado una política de NO VISITACIÓN, efectiva hasta nuevo aviso.

    Agradecemos su comprensión en nuestro compromiso de mantener a nuestros pacientes, personal del hospital y la comunidad segura.

     


     

    September 11, 2017 - Hurricane Irma Update: Hospital Resumes Normal Operations

    The immediate threat of Hurricane Irma and its resulting storm surge has passed. Our hospital has resumed normal operations. We continue to monitor the now-weakened storm as it moves through Georgia and Alabama.

    To our staff who rode out the storm, we offer our deepest appreciation and gratitude. Your dedication exemplifies our shared values of teamwork and patient-centered care.

    April 20, 2016 - SSH – Tallahassee Earns Quality Achievement Award
    Select Specialty Hospital – Tallahassee received the Quality Achievement Award during the 18th Annual CEO and Medical Director Conference for the long-term-acute care hospital (LTACH) division of Select Medical. Awarded by the Quality of Care and Patient Safety Committee of the Board of Directors of Select Medical, this award recognizes the Select Medical hospitals whose quality and infection quality measures are better than the CDC benchmarks.
    April 02, 2014 - SSH - Tallahassee Named a Hospital of Excellence
    Select Specialty Hospital - Tallahassee received the Hospital of Excellence Award at Select Medical's annual conference. This award recognizes hospital teams who have met all the clinical quality and operational criteria set through an intense and comprehensive application and survey process. This is the third consecutive year the SSH - Tallahassee team has won this award.
    July 24, 2013 - SSH - Tallahassee Receives Top Awards at National Meeting

    Select Medical Corporation today announced that Select Specialty Hospital – Tallahassee won five awards at the 2013 Select Medical Long-Term Acute Care (LTAC) Hospital Division’s annual conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this month.  Select – Tallahassee won The Employee Engagement Award, the Quality Achievement Award, the ICare Award and the Hospital of Excellence Award.  In addition, CEO Lora Davis won the Leadership Award.

     

    These awards recognize the hospitals that maintain the highest standards of clinical and operational excellence along with employee workplace enthusiasm, passion and commitments a result of a rigorous, onsite validation survey. “An award such as this sends a very strong message to our patients, their families and all of the medical professionals we work with that we deliver excellence.”

     

    “We are truly honored to be recognized by our peers and to receive these awards, as they represent the highest standards of care, staff competency and overall employee engagement,” said Clifton J. Bailey, MD, Medical Director of Select Specialty Hospital – Tallahassee. The 29 bed hospital is located at 1554 Surgeons Drive, Tallahassee, FL and is the only long term acute care hospital in the greater Tallahassee area.

     

    Lora Davis, CEO of SSH-Tallahassee received the Leadership award.  Ms. Davis, has served as the hospital’s CEO since  2008.   This award is given to the CEO with consistent leadership over time, and a demonstrated commitment to operational and clinical excellence.

     

    This is a huge honor, states Ms. Davis. “Our whole team works to deliver excellence to our patients and their families and it's my daily privilege to be part of this team.

    April 12, 2013 - SSH - Tallahassee Receives Awards for Clinical Quality and Employee Satisfaction
    At Select Medical's national conference, Select Specialty Hospital - Tallahassee was awarded the Quality Achievement Award for its consistently outstanding clinical outcomes and quality measures.  The hospital was also awarded the Employee Engagement Award for exceptional scores and participation rates on its annual employee satisfaction survey.
    April 01, 2013 - AARC Names SSH - Tallahassee Quality Respiratory Care Institute
    SSH - Tallahassee has earned the Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) for 2013 under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of respiratory care services available in hospitals.  This program was started by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) to help consumers identify those facilities using qualified respiratory therapists to provide respiratory care.  Hospitals earning the QRCR designation ensure patient safety by agreeing to adhere to a strict set of criteria governing their respiratory care services.  SSH - Tallahassee also received this designation in 2011 and 2012.