Hospital's building boom begins with $19.8M New Jersey facility

The $19.8 million Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Specialty Care Center will replace a smaller facility

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has opened its $19.8 million CHOP Specialty Care Center in Plainsboro, N.J., the first of six facilities it plans to open this year, according to an article on the Philadelphia Business Journal website.

The 25,000-square-foot specialty care center is on the University Medical Center of Princeton campus. It was built as a replacement facility for a smaller, now closed facility.

The new Plainsboro center will use patient traces, which will allow staff to track patient movement throughout the facility.

Among the other facilities CHOP is planning to open are:

• The 12-floor, 700,000-square-foot Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care at its main campus in West Philadelphia.

• A primary care center in South Philadelphia

• A primary-care center in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia.

•  An urgent care centerat its Bucks County Specialty Care Center in Chalfont, Pa.

Read the article.



February 27, 2015

Topic Area: Project News for Healthcare Facilities

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