Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Breaks Ground on Expansion Project
MEMORIAL HERMANN SUGAR LAND (May16,
positions hospital to meet growing health needs in Fort Bend County
SUGAR LAND, TX (May 16, 2014) - Memorial
Hermann, the state’s most recognized system for patient safety and quality
awards, broke ground on a $93 million expansion of its Sugar Land campus on May
project will upgrade the hospital’s Emergency Center, expand surgical
capabilities, and build both a second medical professional building and a new
six-story, 155,000-square-foot patient tower.
“As the population in Sugar Land and Fort Bend County continue to grow,
it is our responsibility to respond with additional infrastructure, new
technology and a higher level of service,” said Greg Haralson, CEO of Memorial Hermann
Sugar Land Hospital.
first phase of construction will add eight beds to
the hospital’s Emergency Center, increasing the total to 26 beds, and will
include a new surgical suite with full digital integration. A new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine and an Advanced Computed
Tomography (CT) scanner will also be installed in the first phase, which is
expected to be complete by the fall of 2014.
Phase two involves the construction of a second professional
office building and patient tower. The new professional office building will
provide 100,000 square feet of combined physician offices, expanded sports
medicine and rehabilitation services, and outpatient imaging.
of the new tower is expected to begin in early 2015. Highlights of this
significant addition include an expanded nursery and neonatal intensive-care unit, additional
medical surgical beds and four shelled operating rooms to accommodate future
of Sugar Land, James A.
Thompson, explained that Memorial Hermann has a strong partnership with the
city of Sugar Land and looks forward to working together to advance the health
of its residents.
proud of the strong partnership between the City of Sugar Land and Memorial
Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and the high quality, patient-centered care they
have provided our residents for many years. As a member of the hospital’s
advisory council, I have eagerly anticipated the campus expansion and what it
will bring to our community,” said Mayor Thompson. “The City Council and
I are focused on making the city a quality place to live and work and committed
community partners like Memorial Hermann are key to our success.”
Sugar Land City Council members, including the Mayor, and other city, state and
county officials attended the groundbreaking event.
Hermann has a long history of serving the residents of Sugar Land and Fort Bend
County. We are excited to see the Memorial Hermann Sugar Land campus
expand and continue to meet the needs and advance the health of our rapidly
growing community,” said State Representative Phil Stephenson.
groundbreaking ceremony represents the continuation of a great relationship
between the residents of Sugar Land and Memorial Hermann,” added Haralson. “We want to continue to be the healthcare
provider of choice, and earn trust by providing safe, high quality and
comprehensive care to the families in Sugar Land and the surrounding community.”
This is the first major development project undertaken at Memorial
Hermann Sugar Land since opening in 2006. In addition to facility expansion
projects, Memorial Hermann continues to expand its services and medical
specialties on the campus and all throughout the Greater Houston area.
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