AUGUSTA HEALTH CUTS RIBBON ON OUTPATIENT PAVILION
Date: January 10, 2023
Categories: Press Release
FISHERSVILLE, Virginia—Augusta Health celebrated the completion of the Outpatient Pavilion with an Open House and Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, January 10.
Ground was broken for the pavilion on September 16, 2020 and the last beam was placed during the Topping Out Ceremony on October 7, 2021. After final preparations and training for staff, the new Pavilion will open for patients on January 16, 2022.
The Augusta Health Outpatient Pavilion is designed to improve the region’s access to outpatient care and to meet the growing demand for outpatient services both locally and nationally. The 60,000-square-foot facility is not only dedicated to outpatient care, but it’s also built upon the continuum of care, bringing together Imaging, Surgery, and Breast Care into one location.
“Over the years, as the need for surgical and diagnostic care at Augusta Health grew, it became apparent that dedicated Outpatient facilities would be necessary for Augusta Health’s community-based delivery model of care, said Mary N. Mannix, FACHE, Augusta Health President and CEO. “And so, when the Board of Directors considered the need and undertaking, they unanimously committed the funds for this community asset. Additionally, we have been blessed with gifts of philanthropy from the community. This commitment was reinforced by a team of front-line providers, clinicians, and team members, who set out with CannonDesign to design the ideal timeless outpatient facility for the region and the local community. Even when supply chain issues threatened us with significant delays, the partners from Barton Malow and CannonDesign, led by Project Manager, Mitch Roessing, from JLL, came together to keep the project timeline on target and within budget.”
Our three outpatient centers feature state-of-the-art, updated technology for enhanced, safe care, and more accurate diagnostics.
Surgery Center – Upon opening, our center will have 11 operating/procedure rooms and 24 individual pre/post-op recovery rooms. The surgery center will focus on low-risk outpatient procedures including GI/Endoscopy, Pain Management, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, General Surgery, and Urology with future expansion into other services.
Breast Center – Our breast center represents the latest model in the delivery of multidisciplinary care for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of breast cancer. We are fully accredited in the following modalities: Mammography, Diagnostic Breast Ultrasound, Breast Biopsy, and Breast MRI. Our breast center team has board-certified technologists, and board-certified/fellowship-trained radiologists to ensure you receive expert-level care.
Imaging Center – Our Imaging Center will be operating as a free-standing Radiology Group practice to expedite your imaging needs. Upon opening, our center will have 2 x-ray units (1 will also perform fluoroscopy exams), 3 ultrasound units, 1 CT scanner, and 2 MRI scanners.
The Pavilion will also feature nearby parking, efficient registration, comfortable waiting areas, Wi-Fi access, and a café for support person(s) to grab a specialty coffee or snack while waiting.
Augusta Health is an independent, community-owned, not-for-profit hospital whose mission is to promote the health and well-being of its community through access to excellent care. Over the years, Augusta Health has been recognized by many external rating organizations: 100 Top Hospitals in America, HealthGrades’ America’s 50 Best Hospitals, US News and World Report Best Regional Hospital, and Leapfrog Top Hospital 2020. For more information about Augusta Health, its programs, or its services, please visit the website, www.augustahealth.com.