Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Dixie Regional Medical Center to add new building

Eleven years after Dixie Regional Medical Center moved most of its adult care services into a brand new campus on River Road, the hospital’s administration is preparing to consolidate its remaining services by moving women’s and children’s staff to River Road from the aging 400 East hospital campus.

The hospital received approval from the statewide medical network’s governing board about a week ago to complete the transition of services, which includes plans for a new building on the northwest side of the River Road campus at a cost to Intermountain of about $182 million. The building project is expected to add more than 270,000 square feet of hospital space.

The new building will be about 30 percent larger than the 400 East campus facility as planned and nearly double the space used by the $65 million Health and Human Performance building, which was the most recent addition to the River Road campus in 2009. The Spectrum