KGH has been a part of our community for a long time and many of us residents are happy about the building of a new hospital. Building a new hospital will take patient care to the next level. It will dramatically improve the efficiency and quality of health care over time.
Both of my children, along with children of numerous family and friends, have been born at KGH. Many family and friends have been treated at KGH, and many family and friends have passed at KGH. All three are very different situations with very similar results. What makes these situations similar is the love and total commitment of care given to them by the entire KGH staff. I, for one, do not want to travel all the way to Richland for care when I live in South Kennewick and feel KGH does just as good of a job.
The location of the new KGH will provide patients easier access to a range of services that are already connected to KGH. Plus, it could potentially create new jobs in our area.
Overall KGH is bringing a new state-of-the-art facility; and it's a close neighbor to many of us. I do believe it's a win-win situation for us all and cannot wait for its arrival.
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-- HIDEE KIMBELL, Kennewick