Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital is a hospital in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, near Katy and in Greater Houston.[1] It is a part of the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.

HistoryEdit

The hospital was established in the 1980s. In 1999 Memorial Hermann acquired the hospital.[2]

In 1999 Memorial Hermann Hospital purchased a plot of land from HCA Inc. and established the Katy Hospital there.[3] The hospital, licensed for 118 beds, was on Pin Oak Road in Katy, west of Katy Mills Mall.[4] The hospital there had 100,000 square feet (9,300 m2) of space.[5] In 2005 the hospital system put the ex-HCA land and the campus on it for sale.[3] A daylong move to the new $98 million facility occurred on Saturday December 9, 2006. The current hospital has about 300,000 square feet (28,000 m2) of space.[5]

In October 2013 the hospital held a groundbreaking for a 100,000-square-foot (9,300 m2) patient tower. Construction of the facility, with an estimated cost of $70 million begin in early 2014, and began accommodating patients in January 2016. It has increased the hospital's bed count from 144 to over 200. The new tower has a larger ICU and IMU, new laboratory facilities, has increased the number of surgical suits, a Level III NICU, a new cardiac catheterization lab, additional office space as well as room for approximately 80 more patient care rooms.

Professional building 2 was constructed in 2014/15 and was completed in the fall of 2015.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Home page. Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Retrieved on October 29, 2013. "23900 Katy Fwy Katy, TX 77494"
  2. ^ a b "Memorial Hermann Katy breaks ground for patient tower." Katy Times. Friday October 4, 2013. Retrieved on October 29, 2013.
  3. ^ a b Azevedo, Mary Ann. "Memorial Hermann to sell two campuses." Houston Business Journal. July 3, 2005. Retrieved on October 29, 2013.
  4. ^ "Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital." () Memorial Hermann Healthcare System. June 9, 2002. Retrieved on October 29, 2013. "Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital 5602 Medical Center Drive Katy, Texas 77494"
  5. ^ a b Viren, Sarah. "Memorial Hermann Katy relocates to larger facility." Houston Chronicle. December 10, 2006. Retrieved on October 29, 2013.

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Coordinates: 29°47′15″N 95°47′11″W / 29.7875°N 95.7863°W / 29.7875; -95.7863