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CHRISTUS breaks ground on West Wing addition

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CHRISTUS Health broke ground on the last phase of it's move to the Highland Medical Center campus Tuesday morning. 


The West Wing addition is now under construction at the hospital off Bert Kouns.
 
It should be complete by June of 2016. 

This latest improvement will make it possible for all employees at the Schumpert campus off St. Mary Pl. to transition over to Highland.

COO William Lunn is excited about the improvements as CHRISTUS continues to progress ahead of schedule with it's plans.

He said it's a work of love.

"That's what healthcare is all about and that's CHRISTUS' mission. When people walk through our doors, they get healthcare and they feel God's love through our associates," said Lunn.

"We love what we do. We provide very personalized care. Everybody is different and we treat them as people and not diseases. We are excited that we are going to be expanding," said medical director of the Cancer Treatment Center Dr. Scott Boniol.

The West Wing will house a NICU, expanded birth place, Cancer Treatment Center, ICU area, rehab hospital and outpatient therapies and a larger surgery area. 

More parking is also under construction.

 

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