Kaiser Permanente Opens The South Baltimore County Corner Medical Center in Halethorpe
- Apr 19, 2013
By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor
Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, an award-winning not-for-profit health plan and care provider, has opened a new, state-of-the-art medical center this month, in Halethorpe, Maryland. Called the South Baltimore County Corner Medical Center, it will offer a broad array of services including specialty and primary care.
The South Baltimore County Corner Medical Center is located at 1701 Twin Springs Road in Halethorpe, near the intersection of I-95 and 695. It is a 130,000-square-foot, four-story building, featuring 24/7 urgent care, laboratory, pharmacy, and radiology services and more than 25 medical specialties such as an ambulatory surgery center, endoscopy unit and more. Over 330 physicians and staff are employed there. Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States opened the South Baltimore County Corner Medical Center on April 8.
The multi-specialty medical center was designed with the Kaiser Permanente member in mind. Each exam room is fully wired with Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect, the most advanced electronic medical record system available today.
“Our new South Baltimore County Corner Medical Center not only provides convenience by making it easier for Kaiser Permanente members to access our top-notch care and 21st century technology, but also represents critical job growth,” said Kim Horn, president, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc., in a press statement. The South Baltimore County Corner Medical Center created 175 new jobs in the Baltimore area.
“The South Baltimore County Medical Center was built to offer the exceptionally convenient and top-quality patient experience that has made us number one in the Mid-Atlantic,” added Bernadette Loftus, MD, the Permanente Medical Group executive director of the Mid-Atlantic States. “Our physicians are thrilled to care for members in this extraordinary facility that’s equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and will be open to care for members any time of the day or night.”
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