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AdventHealth Kissimmee Will Add 3 Floors, 80 Beds

The additional floors will be built atop the three-story tower that opened in 2015.

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AdventHealth Kissimmee is launching another major expansion.

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The campus's three-story patient tower will soon be getting an additional three floors. Preliminary work has begun on an elevator shaft, with actual tower construction expected to begin in the fall.

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The $84 million project is the latest in a series of improvements on the campus at 2450 N. Orange Blossom Trail, including:

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  • an expanded emergency room, which that opened in 2014;
  • the existing three-story, 80-bed patient tower, which opened in 2015;
  • and a major expansion of the surgical suites, which is in progress and expected to be completed in January 2020.

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The floors are expected to open in the fall of 2021, bringing the campus bed count to 240.

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"This investment illustrates our commitment to the health of the Kissimmee community," said AdventHealth Kissimmee CEO Sheila Rankin. "We are dedicated to providing whole-person care close to home for the growing population of Osceola County in the years to come."

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Rapid population growth has contributed to the need for additional capacity at the campus, as reflected in the number of patients seen at the campus: In 2018, AdventHealth Kissimmee had about 9,000 admissions and more than 67,000 emergency room visits.

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The three new floors, totaling 123,000 square feet and containing 80 private rooms, will be built atop the existing three-story patient tower.

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ESa is the architect on the project, and Brasfield & Gorrie is the general contractor. The project is expected to generate 500 construction jobs. The number of hospital jobs generated has not yet been determined.



 
 
 
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