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The New Parkland Hospital completely renovated for better service …The I stand for Parkland Campaign –A community project for the benefit of Dallas

Krystle Y. Smart – El Lider USA- Hispanic Bilingual Publication

Parkland Hospital built in 1954 has been providing quality health care for over 58 years; Parkland is one of the best managed hospitals in the country but a new hospital is desperately needed.

It seems impossible to deliver 21st century health care in a 1950s facility and yet parkland ranks as one of the best nation-wide. The PARKLAND hospital goal is to have the new Parkland Hospital built by 2014.

At 54 years old, Parkland Memorial Hospital is outdated and 50 percent too small for the current
volume of patients — over a million visits per year. Much of the utilities and infrastructure is in need of replacement. Today’s facility does not meet current code and is inefficient to operate, overcrowded, and functionally deficient. Physical limitations in the hospital often make it necessary to park patients’ beds in the hallways while they wait for treatment. Some treatments are now limited to certain days of the week to manage the number of people in the facility.

With the County population expected to double by 2025, Parkland needs urgent renovation in order to meet Dallas County’s future healthcare needs. The Goal is to be able to offer advanced services and health care management in a beautiful, new and modern hospital with sophiscated technology and flexibility.

The new hospital will provide much more and be able to care for the high demand of health care for the community of Dallas. The new Parkland will be much more efficient and offer the very best.

Parkland is the primary teaching school for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Parkland trains more than 50% of physicians practicing in the Dallas County.

The Parkland Burn Center is now second largest civilian burn unit in the nation treating up to 1,000
patients a year Every day at parkland, parkland hospital provides services for 400 people in the emergency department, 650 people will be cared for on the in-patient units. More than 1,600 people will receive primary care.
Nearly 1,700 people will be cared for on out-patient. 22,000 lab test are conducted . Up to 40 surgeries are performed daily and approximately 45 babies are born daily. Over 15,000 prescriptions are filled daily.

The goal is to secure $150 million to fund the $1-2 billion, hospital.

The total capital budget for the replacement campus is set at $1.27 billion and includes:

• $747 million from a bond program that voters passed on November 4, 2008,

• $250 million of cash on hand from prior-year operations,

• $100 million of cash from future operations, and $150 million to be derived from a philanthropic
campaign; The campaign was launched on September 10, 2008, and $89,596,279 has already been
raised in pledges and donations from generous private sector benefactors throughout the region.

Parkland’s hospital replacement program features the construction of:

• A 862 adult-bed full service acute care hospital (1.7 million SF),

• A modern and State of the Art outpatient center (380,000 SF),

• A complete office center (275,000 SF),

• Parking available for 6,000 vehicles.

• A Plant for operations and other support facilities to achieve a new healthcare campus on a
Parkland-owned property north of Medical District Drive and east of Harry Hines Boulevard

• The campus is divided by a Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) line and station which already have
gone into operation since 2010.

• Campus buildings are planned for construction inside the boundary west of the DART line.

The New Parkland Hospital – Hospital for the Future will fill nearly 2 million-square-foot and will replace the existing 54-year-old facility, and, when complete, will be the largest public hospital building in the nation built in one phase.

BARA is the Construction Manager at Risk building the new Parkland Hospital. The BARA joint venture team consists of Balfour Beatty Construction, Austin Commercial, H.J. Russell & Company and Azteca Enterprises. The team of HDR + Corgan will design the hospital and Cri+igen, formerly known as CH2M Hill, is providing project controls for the project.Its very important that the community gets involved and donates to I STAND FOR PARKLAND campaign. The Dallas County population is estimated to double by 2025 recognizing the pressing need for a new hospital. Any donations will help bring this goal to reality for 2014.

If you would like to donate or find out more information please visit www.istandforparkland.org.or call
214-266-2000.

The total capital budget for the replacement campus is set at $1.27 billion and includes:

• $747 million from a bond program that voters passed on November 4, 2008,

• $250 million of cash on hand from prior-year operations,

• $100 million of cash from future operations, and $150 million to be derived from a philanthropic
campaign; The campaign was launched on September 10, 2008, and $89,596,279 has already been raised in pledges and donations from generous private sector benefactors throughout the region.

Parkland’s hospital replacement program features the construction of:

• A 862 adult-bed full service acute care hospital (1.7 million SF),

• A modern and State of the Art outpatient center (380,000 SF),

• A complete office center (275,000 SF),

• Parking available for 6,000 vehicles.

• A Plant for operations and other support facilities to achieve a new healthcare campus on a
Parkland-owned property north of Medical District Drive and east of Harry Hines Boulevard

• The campus is divided by a Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) line and station which already have
gone into operation since 2010.

• Campus buildings are planned for construction inside the boundary west of the DART line.

The New Parkland Hospital – Hospital for the Future will fill nearly 2 million-square-foot and will replace the existing 54-year-old facility, and, when complete, will be the largest public hospital building in the nation built in one phase.

BARA is the Construction Manager at Risk building the new Parkland Hospital. The BARA joint venture team consists of Balfour Beatty Construction, Austin Commercial, H.J. Russell & Company and Azteca Enterprises. The team of HDR + Corgan will design the hospital and Cri+igen, formerly known as CH2M Hill, is providing project controls for the project.

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