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Here’s What Health Central’s Big Expansion Will Look Like

SLIDESHOW: Take a tour of Health Central's new $100 million expansions. This is the  30,000-square-foot cancer center, which officials say is needed because the current center hit capacity three years early.
Here's an interior rendering of the new cancer center, which should start construction by the end of the year and open in 2018.
Dr. Mark Roh, president of the UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health, said in a press release that cancer patients do better when they're treated closer to home.
Orlando Health is also doing a free-standing emergency room in the Horizon West area that could eventually become a full-fledged hospital.
And this new nursing home on the Health Central campus would replace a 1960s-era building.
The nursing home will have 60 rehabilitation beds and 40 beds for patients with Alzheimer's.

Here’s what a $100 million expansion will look like.

Health Central announced this week it’s planning $100 million in three new projects: A new cancer center and nursing home at the Ocoee location, and a new free-standing emergency room in Horizon West.

Check here for more on those projects, and check the slideshow to see renderings of the new digs.


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About Abe Aboraya

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Abe Aboraya started writing for newspapers in High School. After graduating from the University of Central Florida in 2007, he spent a year traveling and working as a freelance reporter for the Seattle Times and the Seattle Weekly, and working for local news websites in the San Francisco Bay area. Most recently Abe ... Read Full Bio »

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