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WEBSTER, Texas, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area Regional Medical Center remained steadfast in providing service and care in the waking hours of Hurricane Harvey.
"While hundreds of people were rescued from their homes by boat from widespread flooding, Bay Area Regional stood up to wind, rain and did not have any water damage by flooding," said Monzer Hourani, CEO of Medistar Corp.
Bay Area Regional was "designed to withstand a category five hurricane with 225 mph winds and designed with the future mind in strength, quality and state-of-the-art equipment," said Monzer Hourani, CEO of Medistar Corp.
"Bay Area Regional remained open for the duration of the disaster event and was unaffected structurally by the storm," said Stephen K. Jones, Jr., CEO of Bay Area Regional. "In fact, the National Guard delivered patients to our hospital."
In the three years that Bay Area Regional Medical Center has been open, the hospital has not stopped expanding to meet the needs of the community. Since July 2014, the hospital has expanded the emergency room, surgery rooms, heart and vascular center, opened three more floors for medical-surgical and ICU, and recently opened a Women's Center.
"Bay Area Regional continues to provide exceptional health care while making a difference in people's lives," said Jones, Jr. "We have the most advanced equipment, experienced staff, and patient satisfaction scores among the highest in the nation."
About Bay Area Regional Medical Center Bay Area Regional Medical Center is committed to providing the highest quality medical care while making a difference in people's lives. Designed with a beautiful, soothing environment, Bay Area Regional offers some of the latest technology for physicians to provide advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques. Since opening in July 2014, Bay Area Regional has achieved the highest level Chest Pain Center Accreditation, is in pursuit of Level III Trauma Designation, and has achieved a Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery and Hidden Scar Breast Surgery. The hospital offers services such as heart and vascular services, general surgery, orthopedics, emergency services, surgical weight-loss, outpatient imaging, including 3D Mammography with a new Women's OB unit opening in September 2017. For more information, visit www.BARMC.us.
Contact: Abbey Lee
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