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Construction of new hospital for BayCare Health System in Florida, US begins

Construction of a new hospital for BayCare Health System in Wesley Chapel, Florida, US has begun. The new hospital is expected to help meet the residents’ increasing health care needs.

Located at 4501 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard in Pasco County, BayCare Hospital Wesley Chapel will cover an area of 318,000ft2 and will offer comprehensive medical services and health care resources. It will have an emergency department, intensive care unit with virtual-monitoring beds, imaging and lab services and physical rehabilitation.

BayCare board chairman Eric Obeck said that he is proud to be part of an organisation that keeps setting the pace, even as they react to the coronavirus’s impact on our daily business. “While 2020 has been an unprecedented year for health care that has called for tough decisions and creative solutions, we are grateful to celebrate the long-term goals that brought us to this moment,” he added.

The company plans to invest around US $246m for the construction of the new hospital.

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BayCare Health System

BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Bartow Regional Medical Center, Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Hospital-South, St. Joseph’s Women’s, South Florida Baptist, Winter Haven and Winter Haven Women’s.

Dennis Ayemba
Country/ Features Editor, Kenya

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