Healthcare

Bayou Tower
7:03 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Sacred Heart Dedicates Bayou Tower

Bayou Tower at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola
Credit Dave Dunwoody, WUWF News

Sacred Heart Health System dedicated its new Bayou Tower facility on the main campus in Pensacola on Friday. WUWF’s Dave Dunwoody reports the major expansion adds five stories to its Heart and Vascular facility.

The $52 million project – dubbed Bayou Tower – adds another 112 beds to Sacred Heart’s main hospital. The cost was paid from reserves and private donations, with no added debt. In 2012, Interim CEO Susan Davis said the addition would create what she called “the patient experience of the future.”

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SHHS Emerald Coast
4:23 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Sacred Heart Emerald Coast Is Expanding

Rendering of the expanded Sacred Heart Health Center Emerald Coast.

Plans have been unveiled for more growth at Sacred Heart Health Center’s Emerald Coast facility in Miramar Beach.

The $30 million expansion project is aimed at increasing capacity in four service areas: inpatient, maternity, emergency, and pediatric.

Hospital President Roger Hall says they’re looking to expand in-patient capacity by about two dozen beds, covering 20,000 square feet. That also includes beds for their youngest and smallest patients.

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