Facility Planning-Part I
...Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) was envisioned to provide health services to the residents of Lee County About Us’, n. d.). However, because of its proximity to other counties of Alabama, the hospital provides healthcare to other Alabama residents as well. In fact, aside from Lee County, there are four other counties which EAMC serves (Versweyveld, 2006). Lee County is 607.54 square miles big, which is 1% of Alabama’s land area (‘Lee County, Alabama’, 2012). As of 2010, the population in this area was 115, 092, composed of mostly Caucasians, some African Americans and a few belonging to other races like Asians and South Americans (‘About Us’, n. d.). 9.1% and 6.2... The community In 1945, the East Alabama...