Board mulls multimillion Washington Regional expansion in Fayetteville


Photographs by NWA Democrat-Gazette file photo

Officials turn dirt on Jan. 28, 2016, during a ground breaking for a new medical plaza to be built near Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.

Washington Regional Medical Center board members soon will decide whether to pursue a $43 million renovation and construction project to improve services for heart, stroke and trauma patients.

Washington Regional Medical Center growth

The hospital recently finished major projects started in 2015, including the Women and Infants Center. The five-story, 132,800-square-foot patient tower has:

• More operating room space

• A significantly larger neonatal intensive care unit, increasing from 12 to 34 NICU beds

• New pediatrics space

• More adult patient rooms

• More clinic space

• A second helipad

• 350-space parking deck

• 68 private rooms

Source: Washington Regional Medical Center

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