Ribbon cut on $64 Million Expansion
TRENTON, Mich., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oakwood Southshore Medical Center (OSMC) held an official ribbon-cutting ceremony today to commemorate the completion of the "Southshore Promise" expansion project. At an estimated cost of $64 million, the five-story addition to OSMC is the centerpiece of the Southshore Promise, a commitment by the Oakwood Healthcare System to elevate the downriver community hospital to a premier medical center
During Wednesday's event, Governor Jennifer M. Granholm, Wayne County Executive Robert A. Ficano, Trenton Mayor Gerald Brown, Oakwood President and CEO Brian Connolly, OSMC President Edith Hughes and OSMC Board Chair Scott McKelvey delivered remarks.
"With the completion of this facility, Oakwood has made a multi-million dollar investment in the downriver community it calls home. We are able to provide our patients the best in care including the most advance technology and the best possible amenities, including all private rooms - a first in this community," said Edith Hughes, division president, Oakwood Southshore Medical Center.
Key features of the physical expansion of OSMC include:
-- Technologically advanced surgical suites, operating rooms and patient
-- New Emergency Department
-- Expanded Radiology Department
-- 160-seat auditorium for continuing medical education and community
conferences and events
"I am proud of our reputation and stature in this community, and with the expansion of this facility I look forward to introducing even more patients and their families to the high quality, personalized service that is the hallmark of Oakwood Healthcare System," said Brian Connolly, CEO, Oakwood Healthcare System.
|SOURCE Oakwood Healthcare System|
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