Updated: Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Groundbreaking


Newark-Wayne Community Hospital broke ground on its new front entrance for patient access this Wednesday at 3 pm. The project, which is part of the hospital’s modernization plan, will add over 2,500 square feet of new space and renovate over 13,000 square feet of existing space (primarily in the former emergency department). Below is additional information and photographs from the groundbreaking ceremony. To view more photos click here.

Newark-Wayne Groundbreaking

 

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Benefits:

  • Creation of a new, clearly defined main entrance and lobby, representative of the quality of care provided at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital and Rochester Regional Health
  • Improved access to hospital services and outpatient departments
  • Centralized patient registration and presurgical testing
  • Improved access to and from the hospital from the DeMay Living Center and the Medical Office Building
  • Reintroduce the Chapel to Newark-Wayne Community Hospital
  • Other features– refurbished main hospital corridor, a new food bistro on the main floor and a covered drive-up entrance for admitting patients and visitors

The project includes several phases and it’s slated to be complete in the spring of 2017. All departments affected will remain open throughout the project.

Groundbreaking participants included:

John Taylor, director of plant services, Rochester Regional Health Eastern Region

Tara Gellasch, MD, chief of OB/GYN, Rochester Regional Health Eastern Region

Michele Grazulis, president, Rochester Regional Health Foundations

Scott Marshall, board chair, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Foundation

Eric Bieber, MD, president & CEO, Rochester Regional Health

Lew Zulick, MD, chief of surgery, Rochester Regional Health Eastern Region

Dustin Riccio, MD, president, Rochester Regional Health Eastern Region

Mike Szuromi, president/CEO, DGA Builders

Trisha Koczent, vice president/COO, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital

Rev. Timothy Johnson, past board chair, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Foundation

Jim Harrison, facility planning & construction director, Rochester Regional Health

Scott Healy, board chair, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital

Tim Coughlin, senior construction project manager, Rochester Regional Health Eastern Region

Michelle Trott, principal; healthcare, Clark Patterson Lee

Kevin Nowack, project manager, DGA Builders

Brad Pearson, executive director, Rochester Regional Health Eastern Region Foundations