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Orlando Regional Medical Center

Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) is an 808-bed tertiary hospital in downtown Orlando, Florida designed by HKS, Inc. (Architect) and Walter P Moore (Structural Engineer). It is part of the Orlando Health system.[1] ORMC was the main hospital for victims in the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting, treating scores of victims in the wake of the second largest mass shooting in U.S. history.

Orlando Regional Medical Center
Orlando Health
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Logo of the Orlando Regional Medical Center and view of the facility pictured in 2008
Geography
Location Orlando, Orange County, Florida, United States
Organization
Care system Private
Funding Non-profit hospital
Hospital type General and Teaching
Affiliated university Florida State University College of Medicine
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Services
Emergency department I
Beds 808
Helipad FAA LID: FD28
History
Founded 1918
Links
Website Official website

ORMC is also the closest Level I Trauma Center to Kennedy Space Center and is the definitive medical care facility (DMCF) for the launch site, with joint-training exercises held several times each year.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Powers, Ormund (1993). 75 Years of Caring; Orlando Regional Healthcare System. 
  2. ^ Cheatham, Michael (2009). "Advanced trauma life support for the injured astronaut, 3rd ed" (PDF). Orlando Regional Medical Center. Retrieved October 8, 2017. 

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