St. Charles Prineville opens Sept. 21
On Sept. 21 at 4 a.m., Pioneer Memorial Hospital will officially close at the same time St. Charles Prineville opens. The hand-off will be complete once all inpatients have been transferred from one facility to the other.
On that same day, St. Charles Family Care—which will also be located at the hospital campus— will open. Starting Oct. 3, the clinic will have new expanded hours to better serve the community. The clinic will be open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
“This is such an exciting time,” said Jeanie Gentry, CEO of St. Charles Prineville and St. Charles Madras. “We’re just days away from opening a truly innovative facility that is designed to grow with the community for many years to come.”
Research conducted by St. Charles, Stroudwater Associates and The Neenan Company led to the design that is intended to improve access to care for patients while enhancing their care experience and providing better value for their health care dollars. The $30 million health care campus includes a primary care and specialty physician clinic along with hospital services including inpatient beds, an emergency department, surgery suites, a laboratory, imaging services and much more.
Most nonclinical departments such as administration, clinical education and human resources began moving into their new space on Sept. 8, followed by clinical departments on Sept. 17.