DOTmed: Please outline the scope of this project.
Fairfield Medical Center is investing $37.8 million into facility expansion as part of Project BRIGHT, Fairfield Medical Center is investing $37.8 million into facility expansion. BRIGHT stands for Build, Revitalize and Innovate for Greater Healthcare Tomorrow:
Build. FMC will be building a multi-story structure, which will feature a new surgery department, 30 private patient rooms and a variety of clinical support spaces.
Revitalize. FMC will be able to revitalize patient care with private rooms to improve the patient care environment. Families will be better accommodated as well.
Innovate. The new FMC Surgery Department will feature 10 spacious operating rooms that will allow for advanced surgical technology, including robotic equipment.
Greater Healthcare Tomorrow. The new facility will mean better healthcare delivery for the residents we serve in Fairfield County and Southeastern Ohio.
Complimentary valet services will be offered beginning Aug. 19 and will be located just outside of the temporary South Entrance. The main doors will be closed.
FMC Oncology Services are relocating in August to the medical office building at 214 Harmon Ave., between the main hospital and the Pavilion. These services include Chemotherapy and the offices of oncologists Dr. Singh and Dr. Saha.
DOTmed: What does the timeline to completion look like?
Construction will be completed in 2015.