Washington Hospital Builds $500m Medical Tower

6 October 2009 (Last Updated October 6th, 2009 18:30)

The construction of a new $500m medical tower has begun at the Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in the US state of Washington. The 680,000ft² building will open with about 300 patient rooms ready and will expand to a total capacity of 368 rooms, heraldnet.com report

The construction of a new $500m medical tower has begun at the Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in the US state of Washington.

The 680,000ft² building will open with about 300 patient rooms ready and will expand to a total capacity of 368 rooms, heraldnet.com reports.

The new tower features a new emergency room and can treat up to 150,000 patients each year, the news agency reports.

The new facility is scheduled to open in August 2011.