BayCare Alliant Hospital
BayCare Alliant Hospital601 Main St.
Dunedin, FL 34698
Why Choose UsPatients and families may feel confused, uncertain and anxious when clinical staff at a hospital talk about discharge to another hospital. When patients have complex medical or respiratory conditions that require an extended hospital stay and they’re not medically ready to go to a lower level of care such as a rehabilitation or skilled nursing facility, they may need services provided by a Specialty Acute Care Hospital.
At BayCare Alliant Hospital, we understand the challenges you face in selecting the right specialty hospital for yourself and your loved one. BayCare Alliant provides an interdisciplinary, family-centered approach of focused critical care and comprehensive rehabilitation therapies to support patients in achieving their recovery goals at their own pace and helping them return to their highest level of function.
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Additional Services at BayCare Alliant Hospital
Heart and Vascular Care
Led by a highly qualified team of cardiologists, BayCare Alliant’s cardiovascular care program treats a wide range of heart and vascular conditions and can provide continuous telemetry, cardiac monitoring and management of continuous and intravenous heart medications. Our team of doctors, nurses, respiratory and rehabilitation therapists, nutritionists, wound care specialists, pharmacists and case management develops a plan of care for each patient and meets weekly to monitor progress and adjust as needed. This focused and strategic care supports patients in meeting their recovery goals at their own pace and helping them return to their highest level of function.
Our cardiac rehabilitation program incorporates exercise to improve heart health and education to reduce risk factors. Geared toward the cardiovascular patient, this program incorporates nutrition counseling and stress management strategies to promote physical, emotional and social well-being.
We treat a variety of heart and vascular conditions, including:
- Congestive heart failure
- Recovery from cardiac surgery
- Myocardial infarctions
- Presurgical cardiac optimization
- Cardiac monitoring while awaiting ICD or pacemaker placement
- Cardiac arrhythmias requiring cardiac monitoring
- Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) management
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension
- Pulmonary embolism
- Vascular diseases
- Dyspnea of cardiac origin
- Cardiac medication management
To learn more about heart and vascular services at BayCare Alliant: (727) 734-6791.
BayCare Alliant’s palliative care program consists of a comprehensive team of specialists who provide relief from the symptoms and stress experienced by patient’s living with serious illness. The primary goal is to improve the quality of life for both the patient and the family.
Palliative services at BayCare Alliant Hospital include assistance with the physical, emotional, and spiritual distress related to chronic illness. This specialized care is available to patients at any stage of serious illness and can be delivered while patients are pursuing curative treatments.
Our multidisciplinary team includes board certified palliative medicine doctors, advanced practice registered nurses, licensed counselors, and board-certified chaplains.
BayCare Alliant Hospital’s wound care program offers treatment from doctors, specially trained wound care nurses, and certified wound care nurse practitioners to treat conditions from impaired skin integrity and pressure ulcers to complex wounds requiring surgical debridement.
Our team of skilled clinicians promote healing by providing a nutritional plan, utilizing early mobilization to improve skin integrity, and, when indicated, administering long-term intravenous antibiotic therapy. BayCare Alliant’s Turning and Repositioning Program follows guidelines designed to reduce or relieve pressure on at-risk areas, maintain muscle mass and general tissue integrity, and ensure adequate blood supply.
Patients come to us with a variety of complex wounds including:
- Surgical wound infection care
- Chronic, non-healing wounds/ulcers
- Vacuum-assisted closure (wound VAC)
- Cellulitis requiring prolonged antibiotic therapy
- Bone infections (osteomyelitis)
- Post-amputation wound care
- Severe skin infections
- Ostomy care
- Open mesh wounds
- Pressure ulcers
- Skin grafts
To learn more about wound care services at BayCare Alliant Hospital: (727) 734-6791.
Complicated infections require close monitoring and can lead to extended hospitalizations. BayCare Alliant Hospital’s infectious disease team includes specialty doctors and nurses trained in specialized intravenous antibiotic therapy. Our team is committed to the reduction and elimination of infection, and strict precaution protocols are enforced to ensure the safety and well-being of all our patients
BayCare Alliant treats a variety of infectious disease-related illnesses including:
- Bacterial infections (bacteremia, MRSA, sepsis, VRE)
- Bone infections (osteomyelitis)
- Post-surgical wound infections
- Kidney infections (pyelonephritis)
- Viral infections (encephalitis, meningitis)
- Skin infections (cellulitis)
- Infected pressure ulcers
To learn more about infectious disease treatment at BayCare Alliant Hospital: (727) 734-6791.