Downey Regional unveils new, improved website

DOWNEY - Downey Regional Medical Center has unveiled a redesigned website, featuring new resource pages, calendar listings, links to the hospital foundation and more."We continue our commitment of providing timely information that is easily accessible, and that's why this website was so important for us," said Ken Strople, president and CEO of the hospital. "This has been a challenging time for all of us but we are proud to have come out strong and continue to provide the high quality healthcare that our communities deserve and have come to expect from us." The new website - - features an updated Patient Guide as well as access to resource pages under the Families and Patients for the Anderson Critical Care Center, the Family Birth Center, the Cardiovascular Services and Emergency Care Center, and others. A "Wellness Center" tab includes a calendar section with up-to-date class information and details on the hospital's Osteopathic Center for Well-Being, along with a link to their site. There's also a "virtual nursery" and information on how to give back to the hospital, either monetarily or through volunteering. "Providing timely and important information to our patients, their families and our communities was our number one goal with the new website," said Crystal Torres, chief development officer for Downey Regional. "This new portal brings us full circle and to the new technological age just as our hospital has coupled high tech products and services with excellent healthcare that we have been providing since 1920."

********** Published: August 23, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 19