The event was kicked off with Olin McCormick, CEO/Administrator welcoming the guests followed by remarks from Dave Crane, Board Member of the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Robert Hyatt, Sr. VP of Medical Affairs for Lake Regional Health System, Palmer “Nick” Nichols, Vice President of Membership Services for Missouri Hospital Association, Rep. Rocky Miller, State Representative District 124 and Rep. Diane Franklin, State Representative District 123. Following the ribbon cutting tours of the hospital were given to over 75 guests, refreshments were served and staff members were available to answer questions about the facility.
OBCCD is a new 14-bed neuro-cognitive inpatient treatment facility located on the campus of the Osage Beach Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. While OBCCD is licensed as a free-standing acute care psychiatric hospital, it will be sharing some support and ancillary services with the Rehabilitation and Health Center.
Located in Camden County, OBCCD will add a medical specialty that is currently unavailable to the estimated 224, 000 individuals living within the primary service area of the facility. OBCCD will create approximately 45 new full-time equivalent jobs for the community, most will be highly paid positions that require skill and experience and will generate new tax revenue, including, but not limited to: property, employee payroll, individual income, and sales tax for the local community and the state of Missouri.
“I am excited and pleased that we are able to provide this much needed service to residents and visitors in the greater Lake of the Ozarks area. We are blessed with having been able to recruit professional, caring physicians and staff and hope to begin accepting our first patients in May of 2014.” said Olin McCormick, CEO for OBCCD.
Osage Beach Center for Cognitive Disorders is located at 840 Passover Road in Osage Beach.
For Further Information contact:
Jim Harper 205-313-0445
(L to R) James Harper, Chairman, Reliant Healthcare Corporation, Ray Luccasen, President, Reliant Healthcare Corporation, Olin McCormick, CEO/Administrator, Osage Beach Center for Cognitive Disorders, Jeff Basler, Administrator, NHC Osage Beach Health and Rehabilitation Center, Mel Rector, Vice President, National Healthcare Corporation, Dr. Ron Lacey, Chief Medical Officer, Osage Beach Center for Cognitive Disorders.