The OneFlorida Data Research Network is a collaborative statewide network that seeks to improve health research capacity and opportunities in the State of Florida through the facilitation of clinical and translation research in communities and health care settings. OneFlorida includes 9 unique health systems that provides care for ~9.7M or 48% of all Floridians through 4,100 physician providers, 1240 clinic/practice settings and 22 hospitals with a catchment area covering all 67 Florida counties. In 2015, OneFlorida became 1 of 13 Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)-funded clinical data research network sites in the US. The health systems participating in the consortium include:
UF Health/University of Florida
UF Health serves a variety of inpatients and outpatients, including those receiving diagnostic and therapeutic oncology care and emergency and trauma services. The primary clinical facilities for UF Health are located in Gainesville, Jacksonville, Starke, and Lake City, Florida. There are nine hospitals at these sites with 2,200 licensed beds. Its clinical strengths are in cancer, neurosciences, aging, gene therapy, psychiatry, addiction medicine, transplantation, and children’s services. Shands Hospital at the University of Florida in Gainesville is the primary on-site teaching hospital for the Health Science Center. The Jacksonville campus has a 528-bed University Medical Center. UF and Shands also have an inpatient physical rehabilitation facility, an inpatient behavioral health facility, and 12 home health care agencies. Together, the facilities and physician network under the University of Florida Health System have created the Southeast’s largest and most comprehensive academic medical center. The UF College of Medicine has attained national leadership in research related to the brain and spine, cancer, diabetes, drug design, genetics, and organ transplantation. Collectively, the faculty are responsible for nearly half of UF’s total extramural research awards. The college has more than 350K square feet of research laboratory space in more than 20 buildings on campus, including the Cancer & Genetics Research Complex (2006), one of the largest research buildings in Florida. The college is home to the CTSI, which operates with funding from the National Institutes of Health and provides an interdisciplinary hub for generating cutting edge clinical and translational research as well as support and infrastructure to carry out major grant-based initiatives.
Florida State University
The teaching vision for the Florida State University (FSU) College of Medicine is statewide, collaborative, multidisciplinary, and community-based. Practicing physicians at the six regional campuses and three rural training sites take on third- and fourth-year students almost as apprentices at their offices, clinics and other venues. Over 2,000 physicians in private, group or hospital-based practices throughout the state participate in teaching and have the opportunity to participate in clinical and translational research. Each is affiliated with one of the six regional campuses (Daytona, Fort Pierce, Orlando, Pensacola, Sarasota, and Tallahassee) or three rural training sites
(Immokalee, Marianna, and Thomasville, GA). Local partners for the Regional Campuses and the Rural Education Programs include hundreds of affiliated facilities, including hospital systems, children’s hospitals, VA hospitals, residency programs, behavioral health centers, surgery centers, rehab centers, cancer centers, community health centers, hospice programs, medical societies, community social service agencies and private practices.
University of Miami/UHealth:
The University of Miami Health System (UHealth, owned by UM) is South Florida’s only major academic health center. The University of Miami’s comprehensive network of university-based patient care had over one million patient care visits in 2013 that includes three hospitals, more than 30 outpatient facilities in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Collier counties, with more than 1,500 physicians. The flagship of UHealth is the University of Miami Hospital (UMH) which is a 560-bed, all private room hospital located with the UM Miller School of Medicine Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Complex. UHealth’s Division of General Internal Medicine oversees 5 primary care facilities 3 in Miami-Dade counties, 2 in Broward and one in Palm Beach, with clinical FTE of 26 primary care providers. These practices combined had over 100,000 visits in 2013.
Orlando Health System
Orlando Health has enjoyed a history of growth and change since opening in 1918 as Orange General Hospital. In continuing to grow and meet the challenges of the future, it now encompasses facilities in Central Florida offering primary and specialist physician care, secondary and tertiary acute care, and rehabilitation care. Specialized treatment includes medicine, surgery, cardiology, oncology, pediatrics, orthopedics, obstetrics and emergency care. Orlando Health and its controlled affiliates operate 1,891 licensed beds in six hospitals, and are one of Florida’s most comprehensive medical systems, offering a wide-range primary and specialist physician care and tertiary and secondary acute healthcare services to approximately 2 million residents of Orange, Seminole, and Osceola Counties in Central Florida, its primary service area (the “Tri-County Area”). The System’s professionals treated approximately 127,000 inpatient and observation patients, 658,000 outpatients, and 309,000 emergency patients in its facilities during fiscal year 2015. Orlando Health is also home to the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Mothers and Babies.
Florida Hospital is part of the Seventh Day Adventist system and is one of the country’s largest not-for-profit health care providers. Florida Hospital has 22 campuses serving communities throughout Florida. They provide services in cancer, orthopedics, gynecology, cardiac, rehab, pediatric medicine and more. Florida Hospital for Children has over 130 pediatric subspecialists to provide for children with complex conditions.
Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare
Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) is a private, nonprofit healthcare system, serving the surrounding 17 counties in North Florida and South Georgia. With 772 beds, 3,500 employees and over 500 medical staff members, TMH is the seventh largest hospital in Florida. TMH is home to the area’s only state-designated Level II Trauma Center and the Big Bend’s only accredited community hospital cancer program. It has been accredited since 1951 by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer — making it the longest continuously accredited community cancer program in the state of Florida. TMH has the only state designated Brain & Spinal Cord Injury Center. It is the Panhandle’s most advanced neurosurgery program, including stroke and aneurysm treatments without opening the skull. Additionally, TMH is recognized by the Society of Chest Pain Centers as an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, the highest designation available for heart attack care. TMH has the only Neurologicaldiatric and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units. It is the only center in the region to be a designated ACR Breast Center for Excellence and accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.
Health Choice Network
Health Choice Network of Florida (HCN) works with 17 centers in Florida. HCN is a not-for-profit network governed by a Board comprised of its members and provides a range of services including financial services, managed care programs, clinical and other services, Health Connect (providing a team of nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers and health aides to public school), health information technology (system management, training, hardware/software support, database management, CIO functions, hosting, web design, disaster planning), and electronic health and oral health records (paperless record system, clinical forms, data tracking, system implementation, system support). HCN of Florida works with centers around the state, but the primary concentration is in Miami. Network members serve approximately half a million patients, many without health insurance.
Miami Children’s Health System
Miami Children’s Health System provides care exclusively to children and has been nationally recognized in nine areas by US News and World Report. It is the largest pediatric training program in the southeast. The American Nurses Credentialing Center has designated Miami Children’s Hospital as a Magnet Facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. The hospital has 289 beds, 650 physicians with over 3,500 employees and 40 pediatric specialties and subspecialties. The health system includes nine outpatient centers providing services ranging from urgent care to physical therapy for children up to the age of 21. The Dan Marino Outpatient Center accommodates children with special needs including comprehensive evaluation.
CommunityHealth IT is one of the state’s 11 local health councils, a network of nonprofit agencies that conduct regional health planning and implementation activities. Our district includes the following 16 counties: Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Sumter, Suwannee and Union.