Methodist Health System Breaks Ground on New Richardson Hospital

Methodist-Richardson-Expansion-Rendering1500DALLAS, Texas — Methodist Health System celebrated its latest expansion in North Texas during a recent groundbreaking ceremony for the Methodist Richardson Medical Center – Bush/Renner hospital. The new 125-bed, four-story acute care hospital is scheduled to open in the fall of 2014.

“Methodist Health System is excited to begin its highly anticipated expansion to our second location in Richardson today,” said Stephen L. Mansfield, PhD, FACHE, president and CEO, Methodist Health System. “Our Campbell Road location has served the Richardson area’s health care needs for more than 40 years. We look forward to expanding our presence and capabilities to serve the medical needs of North Texas with the Bush/Renner expansion.” 

Among the new hospital’s features are a women’s pavilion; level III neonatal intensive care unit; labor, delivery and recovery services; an advanced Methodist-Richardson-Expansion-Rendering2500neurosciences program; outpatient surgical services with a focus on minimally invasive surgery with the robotic da Vinci® Surgical System; advanced cardiac care including catheterization procedures and electrophysiology and comprehensive imaging technologies for enhanced diagnostics and treatment. The new hospital will employ almost 900 professionals, and physicians representing more than 35 specialties are expected to join the medical staff.

Upon completion of the Bush/Renner hospital, plans for the Campbell Road campus include a renovation to maintain emergency/urgent care, primary care and diagnostic and outpatient services, as well as expanding post-acute care services such as inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care. Other added services will include expansion of the behavioral health unit to include geriatric behavioral health.


Posted September 28, 2012

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