Baylor Regional Medical Center breaks ground for $100 million patient tower

Baylor Regional Medical Center in Grapevine, Texas, US has commenced construction work on $100.5 million patient tower.The four-storey, 167,939 square feet facility will add more than 100 beds to the 276-bed hospital.  The new facility will accommodate neonatal intensive care unit, cardiovascular, emergency department, intensive care unit, radiology and surgical services.The emergency department of the hospital will also be expanded to feature nine new beds. The tower is scheduled to be opened in mid-2013.

Earlier in 2011, Baylor Grapevine opened a breast centre, expanded a spine centre and created a 20-bed inpatient oncology unit. Currently, the hospital covers about 400,000 square feet of space.

Baylor Regional Medical Center is a full-service, fully-accredited not-for-profit hospital serving residents in more than 20 cities throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth region. The hospital offers advanced medical services for cardiovascular services, women’s services, oncology, neurology, spine care, orthopaedics, diagnostic imaging, neonatal intensive care, intensive and emergency care.