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Rush Breaks Ground on US$450 million, State-of-the-Art Cancer and Neurosciences Centre

Introduction:

Rush breaks ground on US$450 million, state-of-the-art cancer treatment facility and neurosciences centre.

Features:

Groundbreaking of a new hospital includes 10-storied building in 480,000-square-feet, state-of-the-art outpatient care centre.

The expansion includes diagnostic imaging, radiation therapy, infusion therapy and integrative medicine; also the patients will have access to extended clinical trials.

The medical services includes on-site radiation oncology with an MRI linear accelerator, on-site lab draw and processing, a retail and speciality pharmacy, retail spaces and food options, 90 individual cancer infusion rooms, 82 cancer exam/treatment rooms, acupuncture and massage rooms, woman’s board cancer center boutique, infusion and investigational drug pharmacies, 18 neurosurgery exam rooms, 71 neurology exam and treatment rooms with speciality series of EMG, deep brain stimulation, and gait lab.

Also includes 18 neurology infusion rooms, respite and lactation rooms and outdoor space for patients, visitors and staff.

Rush plans to lease about 4,000 square feet of space to food retailers, providing an additional revenue stream for the hospital.

The construction includes a parking garage, adjacent to the hospital with 900 parking spaces for the patients.

An enclosed, fourth-floor walkway will connect Harrison Street on Chicago’s near West Side to Rush's tower hospital building across Ashland Avenue.

The expansion is expected to be completed by 2022.

Specifications:

Name Rush
Type Expansion
Budget US$450 million
Schedule Scheduled to be completed by 2022