10 recent ED expansions with price tags of $12M or more

Hospitals and health systems are increasingly investing in their emergency departments to respond to issues such as high wait times, increased patient volumes and need for specialized care.

Here are 10 hospitals and health systems investing in their EDs.

1. University of Chicago Medicine — $39 million ED for adults

2. Adena Health System (Chillicothe, Ohio) $36.1 million ED expansion

3. Munroe Regional Medical Center (Ocala, Fla.) — $26 million ED redesign

4. Texas Health Alliance (Fort Worth) — $25 million ED expansion

5. Fort Walton Beach (Fla.) Medical Center — $20 million ED expansion

6. Hardin Memorial Hospital (Elizabethtown, Ky.) — $15 million ED expansion

7. Benefis Health System (Great Falls, Mont.) — $12.5 million ED expansion

8. Beverly Hospital (Montebello, Calif.) — $12 million ED expansion

9. LewisGale Medical Center (Salem, Va.) — $12 million freestanding ER

10. Premier Health (Dayton, Ohio) — $12 million freestanding emergency care center 

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