Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (June 30, 2014)---Botsford Health Care---encompassing Botsford Hospital, Parastar/Community EMS, and the Botsford Commons Senior Community---hosted an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony recently at its new 51,000-square-foot business facility located at 27555 Farmington Road, just north of the I-696 Freeway in Farmington Hills. Attending the lunchtime event were officials from the City of Farmington Hills and the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce (GFACC), representatives from area businesses, and Botsford Health Care leaders and employees.
The magnitude of this move is a first in Botsford's 50-year history. It involved 250 employees and four Botsford Health Care functions relocating to this facility:
- Parastar/Community EMS Communications Center: A new advanced technology center that receives a high volume of 9-1-1 and non-emergency patient transportation calls.
- Corporate Finance Department: Responsible for the financial reporting of 15 Botsford Health Care entities. Botsford Health Care's Payroll handles this function for 4,354 employees in 11 different companies spread over three states. The organization's Accounts Payable processes 80,000 annual invoices.
- Parastar Billing Office: Responsible for processing the billing for 18 ambulance companies and fire departments that are located in Michigan, Ohio, Texas, and New Jersey.
- System Business Office: Responsible for accounting functions for Botsford Hospital, the Botsford Clinic System, and Botsford's Laboratory Services.
PHOTO CAPTION: At the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Botsford Health Care's new business facility are Ray Randolph, GFACC ambassador; Farmington Hills City Councilman Richard Lerner; GFACC Executive Director Mary Engelman; Botsford Health Care President & CEO Paul E. LaCasse, D.O., MPH; Parastar/Community EMS President & CEO Greg Beauchemin; Farmington Hills Mayor Barry Brickner; Botsford Health Care CFO Regina Doxtader; and Gerson Cooper, chair of the Botsford Health Care Trustees Board & the Parastar/Community EMS Board.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
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