St Peter’s Hospital to expand

March 23rd, 2009 by Ken

Providence Health, headquartered in Seattle, has announced that it will spend $13 million at St. Peter’s Hospital to expand surgical space.   

In addition, it will spend another $27 million at St. Peter’s to add 21 more beds and six emergency-treatment rooms.  

Thurston County’s population had been growing at a rate of 4 percent while volume at the hospital had been growing by 7 percent.  

A spokesman for the hospital said they would use local resources for construction.

(Some of this information came from the Puget Sound Business Journal).

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