NEWPORT NEWS — Riverside Regional Medical Center (RRMC) is marking 60 years of service to the community at its location on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard in Newport News.
“The establishment of Riverside Hospital, now Riverside Regional Medical Center, in 1963 was a monumental undertaking with enthusiastic support from citizens, local businesses and civic groups throughout the community,” says Michael Dacey, M.D., President and CEO of Riverside Health System. “Six decades later, we want to take a moment to look back and honor the hard work, dedication and commitment of those who have made RRMC what it is today.”
Since opening at its current location in February 1963, RRMC has evolved to better serve the needs of the surrounding community, it said, noting today, it is a 450-bed hospital serving tens of thousands of patients and visitors each year.
“As proud as we are of the great buildings on this campus, the heart and soul of this hospital are the incredible team members who take our mission to, ‘care for others as we would care for those we love’ and make it a reality every day,” says Michael Oshiki, M.D., President of RRMC. “As the premier not-for-profit hospital on the Peninsula, we receive tremendous support from our community — which will enable us to continue to serve Hampton Roads for the next 60 years and beyond.”
Learn more about Riverside Regional Medical Center and its care options on its website.