Community Health Network historical timeline: 1970s
The emergency room at Community Hospital (East) expands, and ambulatory care is added.
- Building 3, the W.C. McLin Building, is dedicated at Community Hospital (East), adding 250 more beds, the Hook Rehabilitation Center, Gallahue Mental Health Center, pain and cancer centers, plus new surgery suites and education facilities.
- The Family Practice Residence Program is launched.
- University Heights Hospital opens a 40-bed surgical patient unit and begins performing surgeries.
The Community Hospitals Foundation is formed.
University Heights Hospital expands its intensive-care unit/critical-care unit.