The MetroHealth System Announces Opening of New Hospitals in Cleveland Heights and Parma
The MetroHealth System’s new hospitals in Cleveland Heights and Parma will open for patients the first week of January.
The Parma facility at 12301 Snow Road will welcome patients on January 3. Sixteen private patient rooms are now at the site, which also has an emergency department, surgery center and medical offices.
The Cleveland Heights facility at 10 Severance Circle will accept patients on January 4. Twelve private patient rooms are at the site, also home to an emergency department and medical offices.
The hospitals are designed to treat patients with less complex conditions, requiring short hospital stays. Patients needing more intensive specialty care can access MetroHealth’s main hospital campus, which is less than 12 miles away from Cleveland Heights and Parma. Eighty percent of residents in Cuyahoga County now live within a 15-minute drive of a MetroHealth hospital.
“These hospitals allow us to give patients what they prefer – access to greater levels of care, in their own communities,” said Bernard Boulanger, MD, executive vice president and chief clinical officer of MetroHealth.
The new hospitals’ private rooms offer many amenities including ample space to accommodate family members. The units are designed to create a soothing atmosphere and mirror the esthetics of MetroHealth’s Critical Care Pavilion, which opened in 2016.
The facilities in Cleveland Heights and Parma were formerly HealthSpan urgent care sites and medical offices. In 2015, MetroHealth entered into an agreement with HealthSpan to transition the sites into MetroHealth facilities, ensuring that all residents of those communities have around-the-clock access to emergency care, observation units and other specialty services. The emergency departments opened in February 2016, followed by medical offices in April 2016.
Founded in 1837, MetroHealth is leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery, and teamwork. Cuyahoga County’s public, safety-net hospital system, MetroHealth meets people where they are, providing care through four hospitals, four emergency departments, and more than 20 health centers and 40 additional sites. Each day, our 8,000 employees focus on providing our community with equitable health care–through patient-focused research, access to care, and support services–that seeks to eradicate health disparities rooted in systematic barriers. For more information, visit metrohealth.org.