HCA Virginia September 27, 2016

John Randolph Medical Center to Hold Ribbon Cutting for New ER Renovations to meet emergency department’s increased demand for services

Richmond, Va. (Sept. 21, 2016) – HCA Virginia’s John Randolph Medical Center will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the final phase of its ER renovation project, which aims to increase and improve overall services in the hospital’s emergency department. Previous phases included the addition of two pediatric-focused rooms as well as an expanded room for EMS crews.

The ceremony will take place Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 1:30 p.m. in the John Randolph Medical Center ER, 411 W. Randolph Road, Hopewell.

According to hospital officials, the last phase of renovations will meet the demand for increased services over the last several years. The new renovation project features:

  • A renovated area within the emergency department designed to triage patients more readily while freeing up additional space in the rear of the emergency department for critical patients arriving via ambulance
  • A newly constructed separate pediatric waiting area for the comfort of younger patients
  • A multipurpose suite that will allow healthcare providers to speak to families of critical patients in a private environment

“This project is a direct response to the local community members who have arrived at our hospital seeking assistance,” said Suzanne Jackson, chief executive officer of John Randolph Medical Center. “We have taken into account the community’s needs, including the increasing the number of pediatric patients we serve; providing more acute services and beds available for life threatening conditions; and allowing our first responders greater access to services so they can return to the roads more quickly.”

Interested media can contact Malorie Burkett at 804.873.5473 for access to the ER during the ceremony.