Hospital construction coming to an end - - Jackson, MS

Hospital construction coming to an end

 CANTON, Miss. (AP) - Health Management Associates Inc. expects to finish construction of its 67-bed, $42 million hospital in Canton this week and open the facility by the end of May.

The 25-acre tract will be the new home for the Madison River Oaks Hospital, which will replace the Madison County Medical Center located near downtown Canton.

HMA owns a network of 5 other hospitals in the Jackson area.

The Canton hospital will include emergency services, an intensive care unit, women's services center and nursery, labor and delivery suites, surgery and imaging centers, a pharmacy and a physical therapy center.

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