CDH Announces New Vice President, Construction
WINFIELD, Ill., April 13, 2009 - Lawrence D. Bell, 63, of Riverside has been promoted to vice president, construction at Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) in Winfield, Ill. He previously held the title of director of construction.
"It is with great pleasure that I make this announcement," said Vice President and Chief Information Officer Dave Printz. "During Larry's tenure at CDH, he has demonstrated a consistent determination and focus to bring our patients the best and highest quality facility design and construction."
Bell has been instrumental in all major construction projects of CDH in the past five years, including the Outpatient Surgery Center, the Women and Children's Pavilion and the Ambulatory Services Pavilion.
Scheduled for completion in 2011, Bell and his team are currently coordinating the construction of the new Bed Pavilion, which will offer all private rooms to CDH patients. Concurrently, his team will oversee the construction of the comprehensive outpatient cancer treatment and imaging center in Warrenville, which will be located adjacent to the Proton Therapy Center of Central DuPage Hospital, a ProCure Center, also under construction.
Bell has more than 30 years of healthcare experience in hospital finance, administration and construction. Prior to joining CDH, he held several managerial positions in finance and operations at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Ill.
A graduate of University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, he received both his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in mechanical engineering, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree in finance and accounting. Active in his community, Bell has been a board member of several community organizations, including the Pav YMCA in Berwyn, Ill.
About Central DuPage Hospital
Central DuPage Hospital is a nationally recognized 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for surgical innovations and was one of the first institutions in the nation to offer robotic-assisted surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery with bio-engineered bone protein and was the first Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in DuPage County.
Recently, CDH was recognized for the second consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report on the list of Best Hospitals in the orthopaedics category.
The hospital is part of an interdependent network of health-care organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services and a full range of options for senior living, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the CDH medical staff, visit www.cdh.org or call 630-933-4CDH (4234)/ TTY 630-933-4833 for the hearing impaired.
Amy Jo Steinbruecker
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