LOS GATOS, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of citizens from Los Gatos, Mountain View and the surrounding communities will gather today at 3 p.m. in front of El Camino Hospital Los Gatos in celebration of the much-anticipated July 12 hospital opening. During the brief, 90-day closure period, El Camino Hospital leaders completed more than 100 key technology upgrades, hired and trained hundreds of staff and physicians, and worked closely with community groups and South Bay Area physicians to determine key health services for the community.
"I look forward to the opening of El Camino Hospital Los Gatos with great pride and anticipation, as I know our residents will benefit greatly from the investment El Camino Hospital has made in our community and the increased level of medical services. Once the 'ribbon is cut' one of Los Gatos' largest employers and finest medical facilities will be open for business," said Mike Wasserman, mayor of Los Gatos.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 3 p.m. on July 10, two days in advance of the official hospital opening, as hospital staff take care of all last minute preparation details. Participants in the ribbon-cutting ceremony include: Honorable Mayor Mike Wasserman, Los Gatos; Wes Alles, Ph.D., director of health improvement program, Stanford Hospital and chairman, El Camino Hospital board of directors; Ken Graham, chief executive officer, El Camino Hospital; and Eric Pifer, M.D., chief medical officer, El Camino Hospital and president of El Camino Hospital Los Gatos.
"We couldn't be more pleased to open this sister site to El Camino Hospital," said Ken Graham. "We intend to retain the hospital's reputation as a focal point of the Los Gatos community, and at the same time, we are bringing in the improvements that will help us serve the communities of Los Gatos, Campbell, Cupertino and Saratoga, even better. These improvements will help reach our goal for bo
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