Medical West plans $13.5M freestanding ED

Bessemer, Ala.-based Medical West will soon break ground on a $13.5 million freestanding emergency department in Hoover, Ala., according to an Al.com report.

The 24,342-square-foot emergency center will include 10 exam rooms — including two trauma rooms — as well as CT, X-ray, ultrasound, EKG and other diagnostic and lab equipment. It will also be a level 3 trauma center. The ED is slated to open in spring 2015.

Medical West is an affiliate of Birmingham-based UAB Health System, according to the report.

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