Rutherford Regional Health System Company History Timeline

1906

October 6, 1906 Rutherford Hospital, Inc. opens to the public.

Founded in 1906 by Drs.

1911

Rutherford Regional has experienced expansions since 1911, including

1922

May 26, 1922 $100,000 worth of radium arrives in Rutherfordton from Colorado for use at RHI. A radium clinic opens in July to treat cancer patients.

1944

May 18, 1944 The first supply of penicillin arrives at RHI.

1945

March 1, 1945 Construction begins on an addition to Norris Hall to house the growing number of student nurses entering the Cadet Nursing Program.

1951

The multi-purpose facility opened on October 17, 1951.

1961

December 7, 1961 Construction begins on the Norris-Biggs Clinic.

1963

Spring 1963 A one-bed Intensive Care Unit was established.

1965

October 14, 1965 The Women's Auxiliary of Rutherford Hospital is formed and officers are elected.

1977

The name was later changed to the Rutherford Hospital Auxiliary when men joined the organization in 1977.

1995

February 1, 1995 The Volunteer Chaplain Program begins under the leadership of Rev.

1995 expansion of the Outpatient and Surgery Center

1998

February 1998 New gift shop opens in the main lobby staffed by the Auxiliary.

March 1998 The Duke Endowment provides $53,000 to assist in the development of a Parish Nursing Program at RHI.

2001

October 2001 Construction begins on The Birth Place and the Intensive Care Unit.

2002

2002 expansion of The Birth Place and Intensive Care Unit

2003

October 10, 2003 The Auxiliary announces that it support of hospital programs has surpassed the $2 million mark.

November 2003 A pet therapy program begins for patients at RHI.

2004

June 16, 2004 Construction begins on the Museum of Rutherford Hospital located in the Outpatient Center.

2005

October 2005 History Book: Rutherford Hospital: The Legend & Legacy by Robin Lattimore celebrates 100 years of healthcare.

2006

October 6, 2006 Rutherford Hospital celebrates 100 years of healthcare.

October 2006 Acquisition of Rutherford Surgical Associates

2007

July 2007 Acquisition of Rutherford Orthopaedics

2008

May 2008 Emergency Department expanded to accommodate behavioral health intake patients due to closing of mental health entity in the county.

2009

April 2009 Rutherford Cancer Resource Center opens.

2010

October 2010 Rutherford Orthopaedics expands, effectively doubling the number of patient care rooms with all new digital x-ray equipment.

2010 expansion of Rutherford Orthopaedics.

2011

2011 Corporate re-branding of Rutherford Regional Health System in May Acquisition of Boiling Springs Family Care in Boiling Springs, NC

2011 moved location and changed name of England & Godfrey Family Practice: Now called Forest City Family Care, 212 Allendale Drive, Forest City, NC

2011 Opened Rutherford Children's Care, a new Pediatrics practice attending to patients in the Outpatient Department of Rutherford Regional Medical Center

2012

2012 Rutherford Children's Care moved to its permanent location in a newly renovated building at 162 Commercial Drive, Forest City, NC

2013

2013 Opened Rutherford Urology, a new urology practice attending to patients in the Outpatient Department of Rutherford Regional Medical Center

2014

2014 Entered into a joint venture with Duke LifePoint Healthcare

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