September 26, 2018 11:58 AM
(ABC 6 News) - Wednesday, Mayo Clinic announced they are dedicating nearly $1 billion for expansion projects to their destination medical centers in Rochester, Jacksonville and Phoenix, in an effort to meet growing patient demand.
In a press release, Mayo Clinic states the expansion is to help "more patients with serious, complex and rare conditions" in addition to "accommodate the research, education and technologies that improve and save lives."
The release outlines the recent announcement of the 11-floor expansion at the Gonda Building in downtown Rochester. That project is slated to begin by the end of 2019 or early 2020 and a completion date by the end of 2022.
In Jacksonville, Florida, Mayo Clinic is planning a five-floor 120,000-square-foot addition that will include eight operating rooms and space for cardiovascular medicine, gastroenterology and hepatology. That project is slated for completion in 2021.
And, in Phoenix, Arizona, an additional 1.4-million-square-feet of building space will include new patient rooms, an outpatient surgical center, clinic and rehab space and an expanded emergency department. That project is slated to begin in June 2020.
Created: September 26, 2018 11:58 AM
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