Wednesday, October 28, 2009
A dedication ceremony was held for the HealthPlex hospital on Wednesday, October 28. More than 300 people attended the ceremony which celebrated the opening of the new building. Speakers included Cheryl Parsons, Chair of the Norman Regional Health Authority Board; David Whitaker, CEO and President of Norman Regional Health System; Daryle Voss, Chief Administrative Officer of the HealthPlex, and Lieutenant Governor Jari Askins.
Many other local dignitaries attended the ceremony and ribbon cutting. At the ceremony a plaque was revealed that recognized all the people who helped mold the HealthPlex from its beginning vision to its concrete reality.
The 152-bed specialty hospital is located off Interstate 35 on Tecumseh Road. It houses the Heart & Vascular Institute, the Orthopedic & Spine Center and the Women’s & Children’s Pavilion.