In Florida, Ascension operates Ascension Sacred Heart based in Pensacola and Ascension St. Vincent's based in Jacksonville. Ascension's facilities in Florida include seven hospitals, a large regional network of physicians, and more than 100 other sites of care. Together they employ more than 11,000 associates.
Tom VanOsdol is the President & CEO of Ascension Florida. In his role, he has the daily clinical, operational, strategic and financial responsibility for Ascension’s Florida Ministry Market, which includes Ascension Sacred Heart based in Pensacola and Ascension St. Vincent’s based in Jacksonville.
The hospitals, medical practices and other services of Ascension Sacred Heart and Ascension St. Vincent’s provide quality health care to all persons, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. Through our community benefit programs, we work in North Florida communities from Pensacola to Jacksonville to improve access to care, enhance the health of communities, and relieve the burden on other community efforts. Our hospitals and physician network also provide major economic benefits to the communities where our associates live and work.
Pensacola woman regains eyesight after brain surgery at Sacred Heart HospitalJuly 23, 2019When Kathy Stinson started experiencing vision changes, she wasn’t too concerned because she had used corrective lenses since she was 7.
Bay Medical Sacred Heart implants tiny wireless pacemakerJuly 22, 2019Bay Medical Sacred Heart in Panama City is now using the world’s smallest pacemaker to help treat patients with lower-than-normal heart rates.
Sacred Heart Opens New Diagnostic and Outpatient Care CenterMay 30, 2019Sacred Heart Health System has opened a new outpatient health center on Nine Mile Road in Pensacola.
Sacred Heart Celebrates New Four-Story Children’s HospitalMay 04, 2019Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola recently marked 50 years as Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital by hosting a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony today for its new four-story, $85 million facility.
Ascension St. Vincent’s Named a 100 Top HospitalMay 01, 2019The Ascension St. Vincent’s hospital in Clay County has been recognized by IBM Watson as one of its 100 Top Hospitals.