St Joseph's Hospital-North, part of the BayCare Health System has been officially opened in north Tampa in Lutz.
The new facility offers emergency care, surgical services, imaging and diagnostic facilities, and intensive care.
The full-service emergency department includes 30 private rooms for adult and paediatric patients and a special fast-track area that provides expedited treatment for minor emergencies.
The facility with 108 patient rooms provides patient secure identification, wireless communications and internet access.
The environmentally friendly building, designed and developed to achieve green building certification, is made of materials that support energy conservation and clean air with low chemical emissions and recycled content.