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Growing need at MountainView Hospital triggers $90 million expansion

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015|1:30 p.m.

MountainView Hospital is starting a $90 million growth that will unfold over the next 18 months and substantially increase the healthcare facility’s client capacity, officials announced today.

The task will add 64 hospital beds and a Level III neonatal extensive care unit, along with broaden the females’s services system and emergency department.

An 80,000-square-foot medical workplace building likewise will certainly be improved 8.2 acres next to the health center.

“We continue to see a growing demand for healthcare services in the neighborhood and, in specific, the growing northwest part of the valley,” Chris Mowan, the healthcare facility’s president, stated in a statement. “We have actually experienced a boost in patients picking our emergency department for their emergency care needs, as well as an increase in clients selecting us for surgical treatments and shipments. We expect that number to remain to grow as we separate ourselves through our clinical programs.”

The first phase of building– including a 4th and fifth floor with 32 private spaces per floor– will begin later this year, authorities stated.

After that is complete, the ladies’s services system will be remodelled to enhance labor and delivery beds to 12 and post-partum beds to 32, in addition to the brand-new NICU.

The emergency department also will certainly be broadened to include a dedicated CT scanner, which will certainly help reduce wait times for clients in need of imaging, and a larger helipad to accommodate 2 helicopters.

In September, construction will certainly begin on the adjacent four-story medical workplace building, which will house workplace suites and a 225-seat auditorium for continuing education and neighborhood outreach programs.

The announcement comes two years after completion of a task that added a south tower and doubled the size of the emergency situation department.

“Because our 2013 growth, MountainView has experiences an increasing demand from the neighborhood for our services and from doctors to exercise at the medical facility and be found on the medical school,” Mowan said. “This brand-new growth makes every effort to meet that demand, while broadening our campus footprint to be additional easily accessible to clients and the neighborhood.”

When the task is completed, the health center will certainly have about 400 beds, up from 340.