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Florida Hospital Apopka

Florida Hospital Apopka will include a seven-story hospital and a four-story medical building

As part of its growth plans, Apopka is getting a hospital complex that will cost $203 million and have 120 rooms for patients.

The facility, Florida Hospital Apopka, which is being built by Adventist Health Systems, will include a seven-story hospital and a four-story medical building. It is expected to create 300 jobs for nurses, pharmacists and other medical professionals.

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The hospital should reduce patient transfers to about 15% from nearly half because the new facility will have necessary, sophisticated equipment the current hospital lacks, Jennifer Wandersleben, vice president/administrator of Florida Hospital Apopka, told the Orlando Sentinel.

The hospital will sit on part of 70 acres that Adventist Health Systems owns at the intersection of Ocoee-Apopka and Harmon roads.

FAST FACTS

LOCATION: Apopka, intersection of Ocoee-Apopka and Harmon roads

START DATE: Expected in May 2015

END DATE: Spring 2017

PROJECT BUDGET: $203 million

GENERAL CONTRACTORBrasfield & Gorrie

DESCRIPTION: A a seven-story hospital and a four-story medical building that is expected to create 300 jobs for nurses, pharmacists and other medical professionals.

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