Massachusetts General Hospital Plans US$1 Billion Expansion of its Boston Campus

Introduction:

Massachusetts General Hospital plans to expand its Boston Campus with US$1 Billion to address growing capacity challenges.

Features:

The expansion includes a 1-million-square-foot, 12-story building that will provide 450 new beds on the top six floors of two parallel towers.

It will also be included with seven-story utility building on the hospital's existing campus that will increase the number of inpatient rooms, operating rooms, parking spaces, and outpatient clinical areas.

The expansion will begin by 2020 and finish by 2026.

The 12-story building contains operating/interventional rooms, a procedural suite, imaging facilities and so on.

It will also be incorporated with infusion centers, dietary, pharmacy and clinical support services, a cafe, retail space at ground level.

Two mechanical floors - one in the middle and one on the roof will host utilities, services and technology to monitor and control the facility's systems will be placed.

The 12-story building contains the six levels of underground parking with more than 1,000 spaces.

The new structure will also have designated inpatient beds for thoracic surgery, vascular surgery and general medicine.

The new facility will increase the number of behavioral health inpatient beds for adults, creating a pediatric behavioral health inpatient unit, and expanding the substance use disorder program.

Specifications:

Name Massachusetts General Hospital
Type Expansion
Budget US$1 Billion
Parties Involved Massachusetts General Hospital
Schedule Scheduled to be completed by 2026