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Geisinger announces $900M expansion to transform Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center and elevate care

Introduction:

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center plans a significant expansion and modernization project to increase the campus size and enhance healthcare accessibility in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Features:

The expansion will involve the construction of an 11-story bed tower.

The project includes both new construction and renovation of over 100,000 square feet within the existing hospital.

The expansion will nearly double the size of Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, covering approximately 600,000 square feet.

The tower will transition the hospital into a fully private-room facility.

Surgical capabilities will be expanded, and there will be growth in the emergency department and advanced cardiac care programs.

The project will generate numerous job opportunities for healthcare professionals and staff in various departments.

The expansion aims to improve accommodations for medical residents and learners, including operating rooms, procedure rooms, and inpatient units.

The focus is on creating a patient-centered environment that promotes quality care and patient satisfaction.

The plan involves phased construction, with the new tower expected to open by 2028.

Additional renovations on the existing campus will continue until 2030.

Specifications:

Name: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Type: Expansion & Renovation

Year: 2030

 

https://www.geisinger.org/about-geisinger/news-and-media/news-releases/2023/07/12/16/18/geisinger-announces-plans-to-nearly-double-the-size-of-geisinger-wyoming-valley

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