A Interview About A Twenty Bed Specialty Hospital

921 WordsOct 31, 20154 Pages
A forty bed specialty hospital began as the areas first free standing surgery center specializing in same day surgery. In 1994 physician founders set out to build a hospital to accommodate the needs of the community. The physicians created the center in attempt to remove the stress from the surgical experience for patients and their families. The goal was to provide exceptional results in a beautiful comfortable environment in a cost effective manner. The center has been instrumental in recruiting some of the nation’s top surgeons to the region. It started as a same day surgery center staff by 36 physicians and 34 nurses and employees. It is now a licensed hospital with more than 130 physicians and 210 employees. Initially the goal was to average 2,000 to 3,000 procedures a year. The hospital has expanded from six operating suites to 14 and cases have increased significantly over the years. Last year the hospital is celebrated 20 years of service to the area. The centered opened in December 1994. In August 1995 they reached an agreement to partner with a local hospital. The center increased the number of overnight beds in May 2002 to accommodate an increasing number of patients. In April 2005 the local hospital increased its ownership from six to 40 percent. March 2008 the center announced its plans to double in size with the addition of more operating rooms, treatment space and added a Tower Medical Plaza. The plaza included a pharmacy, restaurant and
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