Grand Opening Celebration Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, 10 a.m. to noon – New INTEGRIS Grove Hospital


This month, exceptional health care has a new home in Grove. On Saturday, Jan. 16, the physicians, staff and board of directors of INTEGRIS Grove Hospital unveiled a newly constructed, 140,000-square-feet hospital to the residents it proudly serves.


Watch the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at - 20 seconds

Watch the Dedication Ceremony at - first 10 minutes


Taking place from 10 a.m. to noon, the grand opening included tours of the state-of-the-art facility located at 1001 E. 18th Street, Grove, as well as a special dedication service honoring the hospital’s rich history and celebrating its new, exciting future. The Jan. 16 event was the final time tours will be conducted before the hospital officially welcomes patients at 7 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29. At that time, the previous facility at 1310 S. Main Street, Grove will close.


Grand Lake area residents utilizing the new hospital will be able to take advantage of numerous exciting improvements, which include:

·        58 oversized, private patient rooms, including 42 medical/surgical rooms, six private intensive care rooms and 10 women’s health rooms – five of which are labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum rooms to accommodate mothers throughout the entire birthing process

·        The most current technology including computed radiography, digital mammography, MRI, multi-slice CT and 4D ultrasound

·        An enlarged emergency department featuring 12 total rooms: eight private rooms, two major treatment rooms and two observation rooms. A digital X-ray room was also incorporated.

·        Private patient-only elevators for privacy and convenience

·        Enhanced accommodations for visitors including spacious waiting rooms and outdoor dining areas

·        A new ambulance facility located directly across the street

The new hospital was constructed from $5 million in generous donations from the Grand Lake community. Ed and Barbara Townsend, owners of Bank of Grove, were the first individuals to donate $1 million to the project. The City of Grove also pledged $1 million.