POSTED: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 11:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 11:14am
Longview, TX — Competition for the health care dollars of East Texans grew Tuesday as the smaller of Longview’s two hospitals announced major expansion plans that include 175,000 square feet of new construction and the addition of almost 100 patient beds.
Longview Regional Medical Center CEO Jim Kendrick on Tuesday announced the multi-million project that will nearly double the size of the facilities on the hospital’s campus.
“We are so proud to formally announce this significant capital project to the public,” Kendrick said. “This new facility supports our community’s growth, patients’ needs and physician partnerships.”
He said the project will kick off with a groundbreaking ceremony June 21. Construction is expected to begin in July.
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