TQL Foundation Makes $100,000 Donation to Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital

(CINCINNATI; April 6, 2016) – Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the TQL Foundation has made a generous donation supporting Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital’s renovation and expansion project.

The TQL Foundation, founded by the CEO of Total Quality Logistics, the freight brokerage firm located in Eastgate, has donated $100,000 to the Eastside hospital, which is undergoing a major expansion. The Foundation’s gift is earmarked for the Family Birthing Center’s new lobby. The renovation of the Family Birthing Center marks the second phase of the hospital’s expansion project and will begin in the fall of 2016. Once complete, the Family Birthing Center will grow to include 30 private patient rooms, enhanced Special Care Nursery and more.

“We are proud to support Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital and this construction project. It brings important new and expanded services to the East Side of Cincinnati, which is important to the community and TQL employees, many of whom are based locally and use its services.” said Kerry Byrne, President of TQL.

“Generous donations like those from the TQL Foundation help ensure that Anderson Hospital continues to be a great quality hospital located conveniently in our community,” said Jeff Graham, Mercy Health East Market President and CEO. “I thank the Foundation for the donation and look forward to continuing the serve the TQL family and all of our patients with the compassionate care that is our hallmark.”

For 11 years, Truven Health Analytics has named Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital one of the nation’s 100 Top 100 Hospitals. It’s also earned accolades as one of the nation’s 50 Top Heart Hospital as well as for its orthopaedic, cancer and emergency care.

When the $74 million construction project wraps up in the fall of 2016, Anderson Hospital will have an additional 90 private patient rooms, 18-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit, 21-bed, medical-surgical intensive care unit, expanded surgical suite and three new 30-bed units devoted to surgical and orthopaedic patients. The hospital will also boast offer more dining options and a new lobby. A new family birthing center will open in 2017.