Florida endoscopy center readies to open — 4 insights

Indian River Medical Center is readying to open the Scully Endoscopy Center. Both facilities are located in Vero Beach, Fla.

Here's what you should know.

1. Ashley Canipe, MD, pushed for the development of the endoscopy center and led fundraising efforts to support its development.

2. Marlynn Scully and Bill Scully matched every donation up to $2.28 million. The hospital awarded the family naming rights for their generosity. Approximately 120 people participated in the match.

3. IRMC Board of Directors Chairman Wayne Hockmeyer, MD, made a gift in honor of his late wife Mary Hockmeyer, MD, allowing the project to meet its $6.15 million goal.

4. The center will open in 2018.

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