The 39-yr-previous Pomerado Hospital in Poway has been renamed Palomar Medical Middle Poway, Palomar Well being officers introduced on Tuesday.
In a press launch, officers stated the brand new identify “higher displays the character of our complete healthcare system with medical facilities throughout North County.”
“We would like individuals within the North County to understand the previous Pomerado Hospital is a part of the Palomar Well being system,” stated spokesman Chris Saunders.
“Pomerado Hospital has been an essential a part of the Poway group since 1977,” stated Bob Hemker, Palomar Well being’s president and CEO. “The identify — Palomar Medical Middle Poway — higher displays that it’s an progressive, complete healthcare system. The nice and cozy group feeling that makes it a particular place will all the time be a part of the hospital.”
The 107-mattress acute care facility at 15615 Pomerado Street supplies basic medical and surgical providers, 24-hour emergency providers, labor and supply, a neonatal intensive care unit, cardiovascular care, orthopedic providers, wound care, a neuropsychiatric unit, a surgical weight reduction program and rehabilitation providers.
The hospital is a licensed superior cardiac lifesaving care remedy facility, a main stroke middle and a CMS Middle of Excellence in stroke, diabetes administration and bariatric surgical procedure, officers stated. It has additionally acquired honors for its gastric banding, gastric stapling, maternity providers, and hip and knee alternative choices.
Additionally on its campus is the 129-mattress Villa Pomerado Convalescent Care Middle and the Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion.
With Pomerado Hospital’s renaming, Palomar Well being’s three medical facilities at the moment are all named for his or her places. Along with Palomar Medical Middle Poway the others are Palomar Medical Middle Escondido and Palomar Medical Middle Downtown Escondido.
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