AG真人视讯官网昆内特 doubles size of its Emergency Department, receives approval to build 10-story patient tower

Building on its commitment to strengthen health care resources in the Gwinnett region, AG真人视讯官网昆内特 has completed a major expansion of its emergency department, begun work on a new patient tower, and is deepening its already significant community partnerships. 

10月. 18, AG真人视讯官网昆内特 cut the ribbon on its newly expanded emergency department in Lawrenceville. The hospital’s emergency department consistently ranks among the highest volume facilities in Georgia, 超过100个,每年达000人次. It also recently received the critical approval from the Georgia Department of Community _AG亚游官网 to build 10-story, 162年住院病人床上塔, which will be located on the AG真人视讯 Gwinnett campus. 

黛比Mitcham, president and CEO of AG真人视讯官网 in Gwinnett and 德卢斯, said that the pace of growth in the region demands a similar pace for health care access. 

“AG真人视讯 believes that access to care is of the utmost importance and realized that a county with close to a million residents needed a bigger emergency department footprint,” 女士说. Mitcham. “With the completion of this project, emergency room capacity will double, thus increasing the ability to not only take care of more Gwinnett County residents, but take care of them more efficiently.” 

Ms. Mitcham said that plans for the patient tower and bed additions also include a five-story, 143,828-square-foot medical office building to house outpatient imaging, ambulatory surgery and a variety of physician practices. The project site preparation has begun – completion is expected in 2023. 

The expanded emergency department has a completely redesigned trauma area to address access and patient flow challenges, as well as a two-story addition with more exam rooms and observation beds. Work already is underway on the second phase, which is a renovation of the original emergency facilities. 

AG真人视讯’s commitment to the community extends beyond brick and mortar. 

The health system is broadening its community partnership programs with many of region’s non-profit organizations and events. 10月. 23, AG真人视讯 will serve as the presenting sponsor of 把昆内特刷成粉红色, the largest breast cancer 5K in Gwinnett County. This year’s virtual event has already raised nearly $900,000 toward the purchase of new 3D mammography for the Breast Care Centers at AG真人视讯 Gwinnett and AG真人视讯 德卢斯. 

The AG真人视讯官网 system is one of Georgia’s leading health care providers, with five acute-care hospitals in Lawrenceville, 德卢斯, 亚特兰大, 广州和Cumming, and more than 250 outpatient locations across the state. 在昆内特, patients have access to AG真人视讯 providers and specialty services, 包括癌症治疗, 心血管保健, maternity and women’s services, sports medicine and orthopedics, 体重管理, 康复, pediatric and adult imaging, 初级护理, 紧急护理, and other specialty care services.

Ribbon cutting photo (L-R): J. Mike Levengood, AG真人视讯官网 board member; Jay Smith, M.D., medical director of AG真人视讯官网昆内特 Emergency Department; 黛比Mitcham, president and CEO of AG真人视讯官网 in Gwinnett and 德卢斯; Rebecca Weidler, director of AG真人视讯官网昆内特 Emergency Department; and Wayne Sykes, chair of the Hospital Authority of Gwinnett County, and AG真人视讯官网 board member.


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