HCA East Florida to invest $650M in hospitals: 8 improvements and expansions

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based HCA East Florida, a Hospital Corporation of America subsidiary, will invest $650 million in its Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and St. Lucie County facilities.

Improvements and expansions will take place over the next three years.

Here are eight planned investments and expansions:

1. HCA East Florida's largest investment will be the construction of a $219 million hospital on the Nova Southeastern University campus in Davie, Fla., slated to begin this year.

2. Atlantis, Fla.-based JFK Medical Center, a 472-bed facility, will gain $108 million to construct a three-story bed tower, expand its emergency department, finish patient unit renovations and upgrade its parking facilities.

3. Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami, a 417-bed facility, will receive $90 million to build a parking garage and a four-story tower to house additional operating rooms, ICU beds and pediatric beds.

4. Margate, Fla.-based Northwest Medical Center, a 228-bed facility, will get $66 million to build two floors to increase patient beds and ICU capacity. It will also add a six-level 322-space parking garage.

5. Aventura (Fla.) Hospital & Medical Center, a 407-bed facility, will gain $61 million to construct a patient tower, a parking garage and expand its emergency department.

6. Plantation, Fla.-based Westside Regiona lMedical Center, a 224-bed facility, will get $56 million to expand its patient beds and provide private rooms.

7. Miami-based Mercy Hospital, a 488-bed facility, will receive $26 million to improve patient rooms and additional facility remodeling and upgrading.

8. Two freestanding emergency rooms will be constructed in Doral, Fla., and Kendall, Fla., together totaling about $20 million.

HCA East Florida is comprised of 14 affiliated hospitals and multiple ambulatory surgery centers and imaging centers, physician practices, four freestanding emergency departments, a supply chain center and an integrated regional laboratory. It is the largest health system from Florida's Treasure Coast to Miami-Dade County.

More articles about hospital facilities management:
Memorial Hermann Health System to invest $20M in Southwest Hospital
Dr. John Warner Hospital in Illinois to change name
Update: 95% of water samples at Miami Valley Hospital indicate lower lead levels


Copyright © 2024 Becker's Healthcare. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy. Cookie Policy. Linking and Reprinting Policy.


Featured Whitepapers

Featured Webinars