Florence Community Healthcare, Opening Fall 2009

The Business Story

- In 2007, Initiatives Healthcare, Inc. (IHI) acquired the former Pinal General Hospital. Renovation and construction began in May of 2009. Completion date set for late Fall 2009. Initiatives Healthcare, Inc the parent company of Florence Community Healthcare is based on Boise, Idaho, with offices in Chicago, Salt Lake City, and London. Founded in 1997, IHI is a hospital management company whose purpose is to provide superior patient focused healthcare. IHI is known for founding and building state-of the-art-facilities, including the University of Utah’s Orthopaedic Center, the University of Missouri’s Missouri Orthopaedic Institute as well as others. Their model is patient focused from ease of access to wellness and health education. Known for putting the “hospitality” in hospitals, they are leaders in the field of innovation in the healthcare industry and receive high marks from patients, physicians and employees. Florence Community Healthcare will be managed similar to other IHI entities and will provide the region and community with much needed healthcare services as well as wellness and healthy living education.

- Through the acquisition of the Pinal General Hospital and upon completion, IHI will have added over 200 new positions to the region.

- Initiatives Healthcare is committed to being a leader in the regions they serve. “Providing world-class healthcare, close to home.”

The Facility- The Next Step

A full-service 65- bed community hospital featuring state-of-the-art technology and exceptional patient care to open Fall of 2009. Located in the former Pinal General Hospital at 450 West Adamsville Road.

Project Update:

Upon completion of Phase I of the Florence Community Healthcare Project in October 2009, FCHC will be the pre-eminent healthcare provider in the community. Our wide spectrum of services include:

  • An Exceptional Patient Experience
  • Experienced, Integrated Team of Physicians, Nurses and Healthcare Professionals you can trust with your health
  • 25 Private Bed/Medical and Surgical Care
  • 40 Semi-Private Bed/Long Term Care/Assisted Living
  • Full-service Pharmacy
  • Diagnostic Imaging (MRI, CT Scanner, ultrasound, nuclear imaging and general X-ray)
  • Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Surgery Services
  • Out-patient and endoscopic procedures

Contact Information:

Tresha Kramer



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Tresha Kramer, Communications Director 801.652.0353

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