The Mohawk Valley Health System has Sighted Various Hospitals, which they visited while researching their Oneida County Concept. We're also looking at Springfield because a pro downtown Facebook group referenced it as an example.
Please join our group discussion on Springfield Regional Medical Center on Facebook.
This hospital opened in Springfield, OH in November 2011, after ten years of planning. You will learn their planned Medical Office Building (M.O.B.) was canceled in 2014 after construction was already underway!
Since that time, and until present, the hospital and groups are working to revive Downtown Springfield. According to one local, "
Have a look around Mercy Health - Springfield Regional Medical Center with this Google map. Read-up on Springfield's demographics here Springfield, OH on Wikipedia.
June 2, 2017 - $1M project to add restaurant in downtown Springfield
April 10, 2017 - Hospital top Clark County employer, reflects statewide trend
February 5, 2017 - New leader of Springfield hospital to focus on patients
July 13, 2016 - Mercy commits $1M to downtown Springfield development
July 8, 2016 - $4.8M raised for downtown Springfield redevelopment
Did the hospital not create the intended results? Per this news article, "A new Nonprofit Called SpringForward has raised more than $4.8 million.
April 5, 2016 - Apartments part of downtown Springfield revitalization efforts
February 26, 2016 - New group to focus on downtown Springfield development
May 30, 2015 - Springfield Regional gets chest pain treatment accreditation
August 2, 2014 - Healthcare drives transformation
"Both men also saw the potential for retail stores and restaurants to serve the thousands of employees, patients and guests coming and going from the hospital.
October 13, 2013 - Hospital scraps plans for medical building
CMHP spokesman Dave Lamb said the decision was made after discussions with key members of the physician community in the greater Springfield area.
"After more than 10 years of planning,
October 26, 2011 - Hospital construction very nearly complete
July 14, 2011 - New hospital officials focus on future generations
July 13, 2011 - New hospital time capsule ceremony
May 22, 2011 - Road closing speeds up hospital construction
November 16, 2010 - New hospital patient rooms and green roofs finalized
May 27, 2010 - Hospital construction on schedule
March 8, 2010 - Hospital construction slowed by snowy February
November 19, 2009 - Hospital construction well ahead of schedule
Our group wants a new hospital, however as we have said for over 2-1/2 years: the location is all wrong, Here's 20+ Reasons Why, but it conflicts with Utica's small scale and our Master Plan.
The Utica concept would equal another destructive phase of urban renewal for our downtown, and as the above story suggests - Springfield Regional Medical Center did not revive it's downtown. Take action, write a letter and or make a call... here the Contact Information you need.