hospital expansion

St. Vincent’s Clay County is planning a $23 million expansion.

The Orange Park Medical Center is adding 2,100 square feet to the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Mayo Clinic submitted a permit application for a $50 million Mayo South Building Addition, a project announced a year ago as part of growth at the Jacksonville campus.

The struggling Calhoun – Liberty Hospital is slated to receive a million dollars to expand its emergency room, after dodging the Governor's veto pen. The funding could help the small facility recover from financial troubles and public scrutiny.

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Winter Park Memorial Hospital hopes to start construction at the beginning of 2016 on a major expansion. The $90 million expansion would double the emergency room and add a five-story, 160-bed tower.

If all goes according to plan, the hospital would add 26 bays to its ER by the end of 2016 and open the new tower by the end of 2017. Hospital Administrator Ken Bradley says the hospital is looking to build now because the community is growing: In particular, senior citizens.

UF Health Shands Hospital is moving forward on a $415 million planned expansion, the Gainesville Sun reports.

The new building will include 216 beds, 20 operating rooms, and two towers that will house neuromedicine and cardiovascular services, according to the Sun.

Florida Hospital Apopka is planning to double the number of beds by moving, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The project will require approval by the state. As the Sentinel reports, this plan by Adventist Health System/Sunbelt Inc. shows the increased competition with Orlando Health-owned Health Central for patients in west Orange County.