The Board of Selectmen welcomed Portsmouth Regional Hospital to Seabrook this week to announce the placement of a full service Emergency Room in Seabrook, in partnership with Waterstone Development. This is a terrific development for Seabrook, bringing vital medical services into the community, 45 new jobs to start, and substantial tax revenue. My thanks to Dean Carucci of Portsmouth Regional Hospital and the folks at Waterstone Development. From the joint press release from the Town of Seabrook and Portsmouth Regional Hospital.
Portsmouth Regional Hospital’s Seabrook ER, a freestanding ER for the communities of Seabrook, Hampton and Hampton Falls in New Hampshire and Amesbury and Salisbury in Massachusetts will be located at 603 Lafayette Road, at the Intersection of Route 1 and Route 107, in Seabrook, New Hampshire. “The Town of Seabrook and Portsmouth Regional Hospital have mutually committed to address the critical need for a convenient local healthcare access point close to major arteries such as Interstate 95 and Route 1,” stated William Manzi III, Seabrook town manager. “The freestanding Seabrook ER will also provide needed employment for the area and will continue Portsmouth Regional Hospital’s tradition of quality patient-centered care for the communities it serves,” stated Dean Carucci, Portsmouth Regional Hospital CEO. “We hope to create an estimated 45 new healthcare jobs with this project,” Carucci continued. Key Features: 24/7/365 Freestanding Emergency Room Fully integrated department of Portsmouth Regional Hospital Approximately 10,000 square feet Fully integrated department of Portsmouth Regional Hospital Approximately 10,000 square feet Approximately 10 emergency room bays, including a fully equipped Trauma bay Separate pediatric waiting area, triage, and a dedicated bay State of the art imaging, including CT, Ultrasound, and Radiology Covered ambulance entrance for patient drop-off/pick-up and EMS lounge Portsmouth Regional Hospital will provide a tax base for the Seabrook community Seabrook ER will employ 45-50 people (approximately 43 FTEs) Seabrook ER will be staffed by experienced professionals, including emergency nurses and board certified emergency care physicians Located at 603 Lafayette Road, Seabrook, NH 03874 at the intersection of Route 1 and Route 107 in Seabrook Portsmouth Regional Hospital is a Chest Pain Accredited Hospital and Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center Vital information for heart patients will be able to be transmitted to the Seabrook ER, just as EMS crews would do at PRH Patients needing to be admitted to an inpatient bed will be transported to the main campus with seamless care handoff to our excellent intensivist and hospitalists Anticipate opening in the summer of 2017.