COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Scott
& White Healthcare has acquired approximately 98 acres of
undeveloped land that will be the home for a new 143-bed acute care
hospital project. The property was purchased from Weingarten Realty
Investors and College Station ISD.
The five-story, 320,000-square-foot Scott & White
Hospital-College Station will be located at the intersection of
Texas Hwy 6 and Rock Prairie Road. Construction is scheduled to
begin early next year. An adjacent 75,000 square-foot clinic is
also proposed and will be built by a third party developer in
conjunction with the hospital. The hospital and ambulatory
facility will be built within 90 days of each other, with a
projected completion date of the summer of 2013 for both projects.
Scott & White Hospital-College Station will open initially with
119 beds and can be expanded to accommodate another 24 beds when
the need arises.
“This new hospital brings Scott & White’s model of a
seamless, continuum of health care—outpatient to inpatient to
outpatient—to the Brazos Valley,” said Dr. Alfred B. Knight,
president and CEO of Scott & White Healthcare. “Our focus on
the highest quality, coordinated, cost-efficient health care is
Scott & White Hospital-College Station will house an
emergency department, cardiac services including cath labs,
neonatal intensive care unit, comprehensive cancer services,
operating rooms, maternity services suites, endoscopic procedure
suites, interoperative robotics and other specialty services, all
supported by a pharmacy, comprehensive state-of-the-art imaging
technology and other diagnostic capabilities.
“Patient demand for the excellent ambulatory care Scott &
White has provided in the Brazos Valley sparked the building of our
new clinic on Arrington Road,” said Dr. William Rayburn, chief
medical officer, Scott & White College Station region. “Scott