By the numbers

Features of the new University Hospital will include:

424 patient rooms, which is about 150 more than current capacity at UT Southwestern University Hospitals;

40 rooms in the emergency department, including a mass casualty area, resuscitation rooms, dedicated rooms for eye, hand and orthopaedic exams, psychiatric isolation room, on-site helipad, and wireless Internet access in the waiting rooms;

24 surgical suites, ranging from 700 square feet to 1,000 square feet on two floors;

72 intensive care beds with dedicated areas for family mem­bers;

12 cardiac catheterization and interventional procedure rooms;

6 endoscopy suites;

424 patient rooms, which is about 150 more than current capacity at UT Southwestern University Hospitals;

30,000 square feet of teaching space; and

450 spaces in the parking garage, including valet parking services.

— September 2010 

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