Southside Regional Medical Center

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Coordinates: 37°10′56″N 77°21′35″W / 37.1823°N 77.3597°W / 37.1823; -77.3597 Southside Regional Medical Center is a 300-bed [1][2] hospital near the Petersburg, VA tri-cities, VA area. The hospital was originally started in 1948 by the city of Petersburg, but was sold to Community Health Systems (a conglomerate based in Tennessee) in 2003 [3][4][5] and reloacted. Its current president is Michael J. Yungmann [2] (the former CEO of Lake Wales Medical Center in Florida, a site also owned by Community Health Systems).

School of Nursing[edit]

SRMC has offered nurse training since 1895.[6][7] Since January 2005, the hospital has also offered online nursing training[7] including bachelors degrees [7] that is used by other Community Health Systems hospitals, including Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center in Montgomery County, and Jennersville Regional Hospital and Phoenixville Hospital, both in Chester County.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us". Srmconline.com. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  2. ^ a b Williams, Robin (2010-07-03). "Lake Wales Medical Center's CEO Headed to Virginia". TheLedger.com. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  3. ^ "Concerned Citizens Of Petersburg". Concop.org. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  4. ^ "The Virginia Times". The Virginia Times. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  5. ^ "Community Health signs pact to purchase Virginia hospital". Pqasb.pqarchiver.com. 2003-01-15. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  6. ^ "Our Schools". Srmconline.com. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  7. ^ a b c "Nurse training moves online - Philadelphia Business Journal". Bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  8. ^ "Nurse training moves online - Philadelphia Business Journal". Bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2012-09-29.