Hutcheson To Dedicate New GI Labs At Parkway Location

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Hutcheson Medical Center will hold a formal dedication ceremony for its new state of the art gastrointestinal suites on Friday from 10 until 11 a.m., with official dedication at 10:15 a.m.

The ceremony will take place in the Surgery Center lobby at Hutcheson on the Parkway, 4750 Battlefield Parkway, Ringgold, GA.  Present will be Hutcheson Medical Center board members, Hutcheson Health Foundation board members, employees, physicians, and community members.

"Hutcheson’s new GI suites at Hutcheson on the Parkway will provide local residents state of the art technology for gastrointestinal care.

Funding for the lab was provided by the Hutcheson Health Foundation, whose mission is to support the healing mission of Hutcheson Medical Center to provide quality, compassionate healthcare to the people of our region," officials stated.





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