Beaumont Farmington Hills will open a high-tech surgical suite as part of a $ 160 million expansion


Beaumont Health announced the opening of part of its $ 160 million expansion at Farmington Hills in March.

The health system has expanded its flag with the opening of an Emergency Trauma Center and Level II on March 14 and a surgical suite featuring a new technology on March 13, according to a press release. A new intensive care unit opens its doors March 7 in the south tower of the hospital.

David Claeys, president of Beaumont Hospital of Farmington Hills at 28050 Grand River Ave., described the project as ambitious in the release. It started in October 2016.

The healthcare system has highlighted new technology in its nine-room surgical suite, including robotics and touch screens.

"We have built here spacious operating rooms of the future and harnessed the power of technology to save and improve lives.It's an exciting time," said Beaumont, medical director of Farmington Hills, Michael Rebock, DO

An open house for the community is scheduled from 10 am to 1 pm On March 2, residents of the area will be able to visit the new Emergency and Trauma Center, operating theaters, critical care rooms and patient rooms. There will also be demonstrations and activities for children.

This summer, the south tower will be open with 80 private rooms, the new main entrance and the new hospital reception, as well as several nursing units. All enlarged and renovated parts of the hospital are expected to open by the end of 2020, which will further increase the capacity of the hospital. It's the only one in Farmington Hills, according to Connie O. Malley, R.N., who previously ran the hospital and is now president of Beaumont's ambulatory services.

The project totals 193,000 square feet of new space and 61,500 square feet under renovation.

HKS Architects Inc., based in Dallas, is in charge of the design, while Barton Malow Co. of Southfield and Aim Construction Inc. of Livonia manage the construction work.

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