Thursday, September 9, 2021

Governor helps welcome new Westland hospital

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Westland Mayor William Wild
celebrate the opening of the new Westland Community
Health Center.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer visited Westland last week to help celebrate the opening of the new Westland Community Health Center.

The new facility, operated by Garden City Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare is located at  located at 35700 Warren Road in Westland, very near Westland City Hall. . 

Following remarks by the governor, members of the hospital staff guided visitors on tours of the new health care center.

The new facility is equipped with a state-of-the-art free-standing emergency department which offers access to quality care, close to home, for area residents.  With more than $10 million invested, the center features a spacious, open floor plan emergency room with 14 private rooms, two state-of-the-art trauma bays, CT Scans, digital x-rays, and a full-service lab. The free-standing emergency department will be operated by experienced and knowledgeable staff that has brought Garden City Hospital local and national recognition for clinical expertise and patient safety.

Along with an emergency department the health center is home to outpatient family medicine clinic, physical therapy office and specialty physician offices, offering Westland access to a wide range of medical services in one convenient location.  

“Garden City Hospital has been at the heart of our community for more since 1947, working to build trust and improve the health of our community,” commented Saju George, chief executive officer, Garden City Hospital. “Providing high-quality, compassionate, comprehensive and cost-effective health care to all those who walk through our doors is not just something we say; it's what we do. Now with the opening of Westland Community Health Center, we are able to provide better access to high-quality for our neighbors in the Westland area.”

“We are thrilled to celebrate the official opening of the Westland Health Center,” commented Westland Mayor William R. Wild. “Westland has always enjoyed an incredible working relationship with the team at Garden City Hospital. Our residents will now benefit greatly from having access to emergency medical services right here in our community.”