Cullman Regional Medical Center breaks ground on a new healthcare facility in Hartselle Tuesday afternoon. Cullman Regional’s Vice-President of Marketing, Lindsey Dossey, opened the ceremony with a welcome speech and expressed excitement about the new multi-functioning facility. CRMC CEO, James Clements, talked about the journey of getting to the groundbreaking and what the facility will offer. Hartselle Mayor, Randy Garrison, expressed his gratitude to Cullman Regional and the importance of having a healthcare facility in Hartselle. The old hospital in Hartselle closed in 2012. The new multi-functioning Urgent Care will bring access to the citizens of Hartselle and surrounding areas. Alabama State Representative Scott Stadthagen discussed how the new facility will benefit the Hartselle community’s growth.
The new Hartselle Health Center will allow patients in Hartselle and surrounding areas better access to health care services. The facility will provide after-hours care for the community and provide access to various specialty physicians and imaging services not currently available locally.
Additional patient benefits include:
- Improved access to after-hours care for the community
- Access to specialty care locally
- Improved access to imaging services locally
- Increased quality as all providers working in this facility must be credentialed and approved by the Cullman Regional Medical Staff
The new facility will be approximately 17,990 square feet with an additional 4000 square feet of unfinished space for future growth. Cullman Regional will hire about 25 new employees to staff the facility fully.
- Nine exam rooms ( six for urgent care, three for specialty clinic, and one procedure room)
- Two main waiting rooms/reception areas ( one for urgent care and one for imaging/specialty clinic)
- MRI Room
- CT Room
- General X-Ray Room
- Nurses Stations
- Lab area
- Physician and Nurse Practitioner offices