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HCA Gulf Coast Division “Cuts the Ribbon” for Pearland Medical Center
Pearland’s First Hospital Opens to Patients this Month
Pearland, TX (January 9, 2015)— HCA Gulf Coast Division President, Maura Walsh; Pearland Medical Center CEO, Matt Dixon; Hospital Board of Trustees Chairman, Kevin Fuller; Pearland Mayor, Tom Reid; Manvel Mayor, Delores Martin; and Reverend Brian Gigee “Cut the Ribbon” on Friday, January 9 for the new $71 million Pearland Medical Center.
The event marked the entry into the community of HCA's new 144,000 square-foot facility opening on January 21, 2015. The 33-bed, acute-care hospital will include medical/surgical beds, intensive care beds, an emergency department, labor and delivery and postpartum recovery suites, dedicated cesarean-section operating rooms, surgical suites, and a Level II NICU in addition to a general nursery. The hospital will also feature an imaging department, which includes 3D digital mammography, magnetic resonance imaging, computerized tomography, catheterization lab, echocardiogram testing, and nuclear medicine modalities.
“This ribbon-cutting is a celebration for and about the entire community and region, and the future of health care for all the communities we serve,” said Matt Dixon, Pearland Medical Center CEO. “This new hospital is not only a demonstration of HCA Gulf Coast Division’s commitment to bring the very best health care close to home, but also of our dedication and commitment to the future of our community and the long-term growth and success for the community.”
About Pearland Medical Center
Pearland Medical Center is a new patient-centered hospital that expands HCA Gulf Coast Division’s long-standing commitment to providing high-quality healthcare close to home. The 144,000 square-foot facility will feature surgical suites, cesarean-section rooms, a general nursery, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, 3D digital mammography, and a 24-hour emergency department. Imaging services will include magnetic resonance imaging, computerized tomography, a catheterization lab, echocardiogram testing, and nuclear medicine modalities. As an HCA affiliated hospital, Pearland Medical Center joins a continuum of 9 other Houston-area medical centers, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic imaging facilities, off-campus emergency centers and a regional transfer center that provides ground and air transportation to and from any HCA Coast Division Affiliated Hospital. Visit www.pearlandmc.com
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