MetroHealth’s $1B campus transformation: 4 things to know

Cleveland-based MetroHealth completed the new medical facility tower on its 52-acre campus Aug. 3. The tower becomes part of a nearly $1 billion school transformation plan, according to the Cleveland Organization Journal..

Here are 4 things to understand about the task:.

1. MetroHealth broke ground in 2019 on the new medical facility, which has 25 acres of green area around it..

2. The hospital, on schedule to be finished in 2022, becomes part of a nearly $1 billion plan to change functionally obsolete structures and develop more green space at the health systems centers, according to the Cleveland Business Journal..

3. MetroHealth President and CEO Akram Boutros, MD, and thousands of staff members signed the last piece of structural steel for the hospital tower. “In construction, as in life, its always crucial to mark and celebrate turning points, so even in a pandemic we wished to make sure we took a minute to acknowledge reaching the goal of finishing the steel framework of the brand-new hospital,” Dr. Boutros stated in an Aug. 3 article.

4. The old hospital is slated to be destroyed in fall 2022, according to a campus change timeline..

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3. MetroHealth President and CEO Akram Boutros, MD, and thousands of staff members signed the last piece of structural steel for the health center tower. “In construction, as in life, its constantly essential to mark and commemorate turning points, so even in a pandemic we wanted to make sure we took a minute to acknowledge reaching the goal of completing the steel structure of the new healthcare facility,” Dr. Boutros stated in an Aug. 3 blog post.