January 16, 1985 Hospital opens its doors as Black Hills Community Hospital
February 1986 Western Washington Cancer Treatment Center opens
October 1987 Hospital becomes part of newly formed HealthTrust Inc.
December 1989 Cardiac Cath Lab opens
October 1990 Women’s Services opens birthing suites
April 1991 BHCH renamed as Capital Medical Center
July 1992 Ambulatory Center opens
February 1995 Physician’s Pavilion opens with 65,000 sq. ft. medical office space
April 1996 Hospital becomes part of Columbia/HCA
October 1995 ER/Registration opens
May 1997 Radiation Therapy opens w/addition of Olympia Radiology
May 2000 Parent company, Columbia/HCA, becomes HCA
November 2005 Hospital becomes part of Capella Healthcare
March 2006 Interventional Radiology Services opens
April 2008 Capital Radiation Therapy opens in the Physicians’ Pavilion on the CMC Campus
July 2008 Capital Mammography opens
November 2008 Olympia Family & Internal Medicine partners with Capital Medical Center
July 2009 Olympia Family & Internal Medicine moves into new 7800 sq. ft. medical office on the Capital Medical Center Campus
August 2010 Capital Medical Center partners with Providence Southwest Washington to make all campuses tobacco-free inside and out
December 2011 Capital Medical Center opens the Capital Imaging Center and Outpatient Clinic
December 2011 Hospital named No. 1 in Washington State and in the Top 10% in the nation for orthopedic care and major neurosurgery by The Delta Group’s CareChex Medical Quality Rating System
December 2011 Capital Medical Center opens the Advanced Wound Center
November 2012 Hospital awarded the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its disease-specific certification for knee and hip replacement and spine surgery
March 2014 Capital Medical selects UW Medicine as the collaborative healthcare system of choice for complex tertiary and quaternary care for Capital Medical Center patients
January 2015 Women’s Services birthing units remodeled;

Hospital re-certified for the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its disease-specific certification for knee and hip replacement and spine surgery

March 2015 Eastside Healthcare partners with Capital Medical Center to become Capital Eastside Family Practice
April 2015 Capital Westside Internal Medicine opens
June 2015 Capital Diabetes & Weight Loss opens
January 2016 UW Neighborhood Olympia Clinic opens in collaboration with Capital Medical Center
March 2016 Capital parent organization Capella Health merges with Regional Care to become RCCH Healthcare Partners
May 2016 Capital General Surgery opens
June 2016 Ground breaks on new $18M surgical services expansion and renovation
January 2017 Hospital re-certified for The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its disease-specific certification for knee and hip replacement and spine surgery
August 2017 Mark Turner, FACHE, becomes CEO of Capital Medical Center
February 2018 Capital Medical Center becomes a Community Healthcare Partner with UW Medicine
November 2018 Capital parent organization RCCH merges with LifePoint Health