Keesler Medical Center to begin renovation project

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Keesler Medical Center will undergo a major three-year renovation that will modernize health care and enhance the overall patient experience for the Keesler community.

The $68 million project was awarded in August and began in October, with construction to follow in fall 2014. Completion is expected in mid-2017.

The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1cb9guJ ) the project realigns the outpatient specialty clinics on the second through fourth floors. It will completely rework the surgical floor with state-of-the-art operating rooms and a new centralized minor procedures suite. It will provide new hematology-oncology and dialysis suites and infusion center. It will consolidate the overall medical campus by moving the dental clinic and the mental health clinic into the medical center.

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Information from: The Sun Herald, http://www.sunherald.com

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