OCEANSIDE – The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce names Tri-City Medical Center its “2013 Large Business of the Year Award” recipient.

“The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce is pleased to award our ‘2013 Large Business of the Year’ to Tri-City Medical Center,” said Oceanside Chamber of Commerce President and CEO David Nydegger. “They have been an outstanding partner in the Oceanside community as well as all of North County. They have provided support to numerous organizations while continuing to be an outstanding nationally-recognized hospital.”

Tri-City Medical Center CEO Larry Anderson received the award on behalf of the hospital in a ceremony on July 17. According to the Oceanside Chamber, the award recognizes that Tri-City Medical Center, its medical staff, and its employees “have played an active and positive role in improving the economic climate and quality of life in Oceanside and the region.”

Since becoming CEO in 2009, Anderson has led the implementation of a strategic plan at Tri-City Medical Center that has included the acquisition of cutting-edge medical technological innovations and the hiring of leading physicians to be able to provide the highest quality of care in North County.

About Tri-City Medical Center

Tri-City Medical Center is a Gold Seal-approved, full-service, acute-care, 397-bed medical center. It has a Cardiovascular Health Institute, an Orthopaedic and Spine Institute, and more than 500 physicians practicing in 60 specialties. Tri-City Medical Center has served its community for more than half a century, and is administered by the Tri-City Healthcare District, which includes parts or all of Oceanside, Vista, Carlsbad and San Marcos.

Tri-City Medical Center has become the county’s leader in robotic and minimally invasive surgical technologies, including being the exclusive county-wide provider for the Mazor Renaissance Surgical Guidance System for surgical repair of spinal deformities, injuries and rehabilitation; and the NavioPFS™ system (“Blue Belt”) for robotic knee repair, which is less invasive and preserves the existing knee. Tri-City Medical Center also has the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in North San Diego County, now with the NICView System, a password-protected webcam system that allows parents and relatives to remotely view their newest family member. Tri-City Medical Center has become the only Accredited Chest Pain Center in San Diego County.