BAMC Prepares for Move
Although they’re only moving about a mile down the road, the relocation of Bay Area Medical Center from their current facility on Shore Drive to the new hospital on University Drive is a process that’s been three years in the making. The hospital officially opens August 16th, though Bernie VanCourt, BAMC’s Chief Operating Officer says the move will begin nearly two weeks earlier on August 6th. She says some of the biggest considerations in the planning process included deciding what equipment would be transferred from the existing facility to the new one and how to make that move without interrupting patient care.
VanCourt says perhaps the most important move is that of the hospital’s patients. That’s a process the staff has been working to perfect.
Bay Area Medical Center is planning to host a pair of open house events to give the public their first look at the new hospital. Those will be held July 20th and 21st.