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Miami Children's Hospital to Break Ground on New Ambulatory Care Building
(11/8/2004)

WHAT:

Groundbreaking for Miami Children’s Hospital’s new 68,000 square-foot Ambulatory Care Building. The new structure will house many key services including the hospital’s Brain Institute, Congenital Heart Center, Plastic Surgery, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, the Craniofacial Center and Pediatric Care Center.

The project is part of the hospital’s “Building on a Dream” construction and renovation program. Completed portions of the project include a new MRI building, a raised helipad, interior renovations and encapsulation of the hospital in brightly colored hurricane-resistant paneling.

WHO:

Members of the MCH administrative team, physicians,community dignitaries and former patients will be in attendance.

WHEN:

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 9

WHERE:

Miami Children’s Hospital main campus, near the visitor parking garage.

Founded in 1950, Miami Children’s Hospital is the only licensed specialty hospital for children in South Florida. Ranked among the country’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S.News & World Report, Miami Children’s Hospital offers medical care and services for children from birth to age 21. The 268-bed medical facility treats more than 187,000 patients each year and has expertise in all aspects of pediatric medicine.

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