Piedmont Healthcare plans expansion at Athens hospital

Piedmont Healthcare is planning a big expansion at Athens Regional Medical Center. The health system is proposing to add 68 short-stay general hospital beds at Athens Regional, according to a letter of intent filed with the Georgia Department of Community Health. The project would expand Athens Regional from its current 359 licensed beds to 427. The expansion has an estimated cost of $38 million. It would involve the build out of the hospital’s fifth and sixth floors to accommodate the new beds. The…

Piedmont Healthcare is planning a big expansion at Athens Regional Medical Center. The health system is proposing to add 68 short-stay general hospital beds at Athens Regional, according to a letter of intent filed with the Georgia Department of Community Health. The project would expand Athens Regional from its current 359 licensed beds to 427. The expansion has an estimated cost of $38 million. It would involve the build out of the hospital’s fifth and sixth floors to accommodate the new beds. The…

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