Methodist University Hospital Plans ER Expansion
(Memphis) Methodist University Hospital is going to ask permission from the State to renovate and expand its emergency department.
Methodist plans to file a Certificate of Need with the Tennessee Health Services Development Agency tomorrow for the more than $33 million project.
The new emergency department will be a two-story structure with a heliport on the roof facing Eastmoreland.
The lower level will house the new ambulance entrance and parking area with elevators to the main floor.
The project adds 93,000 square feet of new space and includes 6,200 square feet of renovated space.
The new center adds 16 patient treatment areas bringing the total treatment areas in the center to 54.
In a news release, Jamie Carter, chief operating officer, Methodist University Hospital said, “We are committed to midtown and the downtown medical center area and believe that this renovation and expansion will allow us to better serve our patients in those areas and beyond.”
The new emergency department will be able to accommodate 70,000 patients annually.