HCA Virginia Health System breaks ground on StoneSpring Emergency Center

Construction has begun on StoneSpring Emergency Center in Dulles, Va., with an opening date planned for fall 2013, according to a news release.

StoneSpring Emergency Center will have 12 private rooms, a full-service laboratory, a CT scanner and other technology needed to diagnose and treat patients with moderate-to-serious injuries and illnesses. It will be operated as a department of Reston (Va.) Hospital Center.

The $10 million, 9,600-square-foot facility will be open 24 hours a day and staffed by physicians, nurses and other caregivers with specialty training in emergency care. It will accommodate ambulance traffic and walk-in patients. The center will be built on HCA Virginia’s StoneSpring Medical Campus.

On that same site, HCA Virginia has been awarded a Certificate of Public Need to build StoneSpring Medical Center.

The medical center is scheduled to open in December 2015, at which time the emergency center will be integrated into the hospital structure.

HCA Virginia Health System’s other Northern Virginia expansion plans include a $25 million, 150,000-square-foot medical office building at Reston Hospital Center. Groundbreaking for the project occurred Sept. 17. The facility will house hospital services and physician offices and is scheduled to open in the fall of 2013.

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