On Tuesday, August 21, Southeastern Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees Chairman Faye Caton announced an organizational name change. Effective January 1, 2013, the organization will be known as Southeastern Health.Caton and SRMC President/CEO Joann Anderson unveiled the new name, along with the new logo, color and the tagline: Better Health—Starting with You.
The history of the organization:
Dr. Neil Archie Thompson opened Robeson County’s first hospital, Thompson Hospital.
Dr. Horace M. Baker opened Baker Sanatorium.
The Thompson Hospital consolidated with Baker Sanatorium to form the Baker-Thompson Memorial Hospital.
Wednesday, August 19, 1953 – Robeson County Memorial Hospital opened as a new, replacement hospital with 140 beds, 180 employees.
Name changed to Southeastern General Hospital to reflect a growing service area.
Name changed to Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
Leadership announced organizational name change to Southeastern Health, effective January 1, 2013.
- 10/03/2012 - SRMC to offer free valet parking at main entrance
- 09/27/2012 - Orthopaedic Surgeon retires after 21 years of service
- 09/19/2012 - Chavis joins Southeastern Mobile Medical
- 09/09/2012 - Podiatrist joins SRMC medical staff
- 09/09/2012 - Southeastern introduces robot-assisted surgery to its operating room
- 08/13/2012 - Britt named director of behavioral health
- 08/10/2012 - Ricotta joins Southeastern Wound Healing Center panel
- 08/10/2012 - Southeastern Medical Clinic Bladenboro welcomes new provider
- 07/30/2012 - New medical facility to open in Red Springs on Monday
- 07/27/2012 - Grooms joins Southeastern Digestive Health