Middletown, NY- In an unprecedented display of organization and planning, Orange Regional Medical Center relocated all 234 patients from the Arden Hill campus in Goshen, New York and Horton Campus in Middletown to the new Orange Regional Medical Center with no adverse incidents to report. The new hospital is located at 707 East Main Street, Middletown, 10940 (in the Town of Wallkill). In approximately eight (8) hours, ambulances transferred all patients to the state-of-the-art facility.
President & CEO, Scott Batulis said, “We had an amazing team that implemented an extremely complicated patient move plan with precision. It reminded me of a perfect space shuttle landing. All patients arrived safely, many with smiles on their faces and hours ahead of schedule. Thanks to everyone who was involved in this incredible effort.”
The first patient transport arrived at the new hospital at 5:58 a.m. The first Emergency Department patient to come to the hospital came at 5:12 a.m.
The first baby born at the new hospital was delivered at 10:10 a.m. today to parents Bridgete Van Lueven and James Maillet. Isabella Ann weighed 7 lb 14 oz and is doing fine.
The last baby born at the old Horton campus was born to Evelyn Cruz from Goshen. Baby Roberto and mom are also doing fine.
The last patient arrived at the new hospital at1:53 p.m. Hospital officials report patients and staff are extremely happy with the new facility.
The Arden Hill and Horton campus are officially closed.
For more information regarding the new Orange Regional Medical Center visit www.ormcnewhospital.org or call 1-888-321-ORMC (6762).
Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.