An experienced CEO and health care systems executive, Tim Schmidt recently became vice president of healthcare operations for Medistar. Tim Schmidt, formerly the interim CEO of Sparks Health System, concurrently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Bay Area Regional Medical Center in Texas.
The Bay Area Regional Medical Center, an acute-care hospital in Webster, Texas, recently announced an upcoming four-story expansion. The expansion will double the capacity of the facility, which currently includes 104 beds as well as a full-service emergency room, five operating rooms, and laboratory facilities with state-of-the-art equipment. The expansion will further advance the hospital's technological capabilities while expanding emergency room and general treatment facilities.
Plans for the expanded hospital include a three-floor build-out that features a floor dedicated completely to women's services. The hospital will gain 12 emergency treatment rooms, including three trauma rooms, as well as an interventional radiology suite, five operating suites, and two cardiac catheterization labs. The completed hospital will be able to serve 200 patients and will span more than 330,000 square feet.