The Catalyst Issue 16 | April 2013 - Page 7

The comprehensive medical campus opens first with the specialty clinic this spring, followed by a 46-bed hospital in 2014. The Hurd Regional Medical Center Scott & White will give residents of the Hill Country and Highland Lakes region easier access to Scott & White’s healthcare expertise. Outstanding community support in the form of time and treasure, and Scott & White’s commitment to the region, have been instrumental in reaching the goal to care for more patients near their homes. A fter many years of planning and hard work, a complete, world-class medical campus is now being realized. The 120-acre Hurd Regional Medical Center Scott & White is located at Highway 281 and TX 71, on an easily accessible parcel of land in beautiful Marble Falls. It is designed to offer patients convenience and coordinated care, and make communities healthier. A three-story specialty clinic houses 60,000 square feet of primary and specialty outpatient care services and after-hours care. When completed, the hospital bed tower will also be a much-needed resource that will contribute greatly toward a high quality of life for residents in Horseshoe Bay, Marble Falls, Burnet, Llano, and the Highland Lakes region. Previously, people who sought access to a broad range of medical expertise had to travel for an hour or longer to a more urban area like Austin. This situation disrupted lives, especially for retirees and families. Wayne Anderson, capital campaign steering committee member and Horseshoe Bay resident, says, “This is a wonderful resource for anyone in the region. The people I’m talking to are most excited about the availability of great healthcare in a great location. When my wife, Dottie, and I bought sw.org | April 13 The Catalyst 5