McLane Children’s Celebrates One Year Anniversary

by Baylor Scott & White Staff on October 4, 2012

in Community Information

October 4, 2012, is the anniversary of the opening of McLane Children’s Hospital Scott & White. On that day one year ago the first patient was wheeled into the new, dedicated pediatric hospital.

Dr. John L. Boyd III, CEO and chief medical officer, oversaw the build-out of the hospital, and remembers some of the emotions he was feeling when it finally came time to open the doors.

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The year for McLane Children’s exceeded expectations. The quick facts are:

  • 2,764 patients
  • 13,862 Emergency Department visits
  • 3,164 surgeries
  • 50,167 visitors
  • 4,093 donors
  • More than $38 million raised by philanthropy

Plans for the immediate future focus on construction of a five-story pediatric multispecialty clinic building adjacent to the hospital. When completed, the building will bring pediatric specialties, sub-specialties and services next door to the hospital, making the campus a convenient center of care for children and families of Central Texas.

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Ellen Hansen October 4, 2012 at 5:10 pm

Happy 1st birthday, McLane Children’s!  Thank you, staff, volunteers, donors, community, patients and families for everything you have done to get us here!  This is just the beginnng!
Ellen

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Bonnie Layton October 9, 2012 at 11:40 pm

Congratulations McLane Children’s Hospital staff! You should very proud of all you’ve accomplished!

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