Our Mission

Is to provide quality healthcare services for Columbia County residents through Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center Hospital and our UF Primary Care Locations.

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Lake Shore Hospital Authority mission
Lake Shore Hospital

Our Vision

Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center Hospital will be a highly visible and positive component of central Lake City. The hospital will provide a broad array of high quality medical services that address the diverse medical needs of residents of the region. It will be a dynamic institution that grows and evolves to meet the ever-changing medical needs of the community.

Though the hospital will maintain its commitment to meeting the medical needs of the underserved in the community, it will provide a high quality medical experience that appeals to all residents of the region. The hospital will maintain its financial solvency by responsibly managing public funds and supplementing those funds with ancillary financial resources.

The quality of the facilities and medical services will combine to produce a consistently positive medical experience for all patients, making Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center Hospital the medical provider of choice in the region.

Our Goals

To serve as responsible stewards of public funding in providing for medical needs of the region.

To develop and maintain a hospital complex that supports a full array of high quality medical services.

To provide affordable, high quality medical services to residents of the region.

To meet the medical needs of indigent residents throughout the region.

To be a positive presence in, and contributor to, the downtown area of City.

Quality healthcare services for Columbia County residents.

Healthcare Services

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