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Texarkana, Texas – Wadley Regional Medical Center set to ground break on new hospital in 100 days

Texarkana, Texas 2021-05-11 19:24:59 –

Texarkana, Texas (KTAL / KMSS) – The Wedley Regional Medical Center will soon begin groundbreaking activities at a state-of-the-art hospital in Texas.

A groundbreaking plan is scheduled for September, according to hospital officials.

“We will be located on part of the land between Gibson Road, West Park Drive and University. More specifically, it will be located behind the Rafati furniture in that large property,” said the Wedley area. Tom Gilbert, president of the Medical Center, said.

The new building is 254,000 square feet and has a 143,000 square foot clinic. Construction will take 32 months and the facility will open in May 2024.

Nursing Director Shelly Strayhorn says the number of nursing staff can be increased.

“Using all-new, state-of-the-art equipment will be great for the communities and patients we serve,” says Strayhorn.

The medical center costs $ 227 million. It is to feature the clinic building,
We offer a wide range of hospital services, including a 24-hour emergency room, orthopedics, cardiovascular area, neurosurgery, obstetrics and other outpatient services.

The new hospital has 123 beds and can be expanded to 291.

Wadley’s current location, 1000 Pine, will continue to be fully functional while new building construction is underway at the corner of University Avenue and W Park Boulevard.

“We strongly believe that this will be an important new focus of health care for everyone in the region, as it will be a one-stop shop for health care for Texarkana and the region as a whole,” said Steward Healthcare President. , Dr. Sanjay Shetty.

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