West Valley Medical Center

1717 Arlington Avenue
Caldwell, ID 83605

208-459-4641

West Valley Medical Center, one of the leading hospital facilities and employers in the State of Idaho, is dedicated to providing high-quality, cost-effective health care to the residents of the Treasure Valley. Our 150-bed facility is nationally accredited and has been part of the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) family since 1975.

1920 – Caldwell Sanitarium established by three physicians in the "Dorman House"

1945 – First meeting took place for the Caldwell Memorial Association Fund to discuss fundraising efforts to build new facility and convert Caldwell Sanitarium to Caldwell Memorial Hospital

1948 – Broke ground for construction of hospital – named in honor of men and women who served in the armed forces in World War II

1950 – Caldwell Memorial Hospital opens its doors as a 75-bed, short-term acute care facility

1971 – Kaley Medical Training Center added to the hospital

1973 – Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) begins to investigate the possiblity of operating the hospital

1974 – Caldwell Memorial Hospital Association votes to sell facility to HCA

1975 – Caldwell Memorial Hospital is purchased by HCA

1976 – Ground is broken for a new replacement facility

1977 – Patients move to new facility, which is the current 150-bed hospital

1978 – Name changes to West Valley Medical Center

1995 – Hospital becomes part of Columbia/HCA

2000 – Partnership with Saint Alphonsus to open Caldwell Cancer Center

2004 – Expansion of adult mental health department from eight to 16 beds

2004 – New medical office building breaks ground on campus

2007 – New Sleep Lab opens

2007 – Saint Alphonsus - West Valley Medical Center Health Alliance forms in hopes of integrating health care services into a more seamless system that improves patient care, reduces costs and makes more efficient use of resources

2007 – Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services begins providing therapy services begins at West Valley

2007 – Hospital finishes remodeled, expanded Emergency Department

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