UofC Moves Patients to New Facility

By Alexandria Fisher
|  Saturday, Feb 23, 2013  |  Updated 7:52 PM CDT
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The University of Chicago Medical Center moved more than 100 patients to a new facility in downtown Chicago Saturday.

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The University of Chicago Medical Center moved more than 100 patients to a new facility in downtown Chicago Saturday.

The new hospital, located off 57th Street, took about seven hours to fill with 145 transferred patients and required the work of nearly 500 employees.

Though surgeries will still be performed at Comer Children’s Hospital, the first surgery in the new building is scheduled for Monday.

The facility features advancements to structure and technology with 1.2 million square feet and 240 large single patient rooms.

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