Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

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Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Carilion Clinic
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Geography
Location Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Organization
Care system Private
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute,
Services
Emergency department Level I trauma center
Beds 703[1]
History
Founded 1899
Links
Website www.carilionclinic.org/crmh
Lists Hospitals in Virginia

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH) is a hospital in Roanoke, Virginia, USA. With 703 beds, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in the state. It is part of Carilion Clinic.[2][3]

The region's only level I trauma center,[4][5] the hospital operates three medical helicopters (LifeGuard 10, 11, and 12) to provide air ambulance transport, including one in Moneta, one in Christiansburg, and one in Lexington.[6]

History[edit]

The hospital was founded in 1899 as Roanoke Hospital.

In the 1920s and 1930s, its growth was funded through gifts of hundreds of thousands of dollars from David W. Flickwir, a railroad executive and contractor who had married the hospital's nursing superintendent. The hospital dubbed him its "Greatest Benefactor"; a 1925 building he funded, the Flickwir Memorial Unit, still stands.[7]

In the 21st century, the hospital completed a large expansion project, adding an emergency department, a labor-and-delivery unit, and the Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital, which has a pediatric emergency room.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital". Retrieved 2013-09-21. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Health Information:Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital". Retrieved 2007-04-17. 
  3. ^ "Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | Carilion Clinic - Virginia". Carilion Clinic. Retrieved 2016-12-10. 
  4. ^ "Virginia Trauma Centers". Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2007-04-16. 
  5. ^ "Carilion Level I Trauma Center". Archived from the original on 2011-07-25. Retrieved 2009-03-03. 
  6. ^ Bishop, Brandon. "Healthcare: We're the Hub for the Region". Archived from the original on 2006-11-20. Retrieved 2007-04-17. 
  7. ^ Hailey, Diane (2005). "Fralin House Rededicated to Honor Memory of Horace Fralin" (PDF). Jefferson Chronicle (2): 14. 

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Coordinates: 37°16′15.1″N 79°56′32.9″W / 37.270861°N 79.942472°W / 37.270861; -79.942472