FORT WORTH - The $95 million Forest Park Medical Center Fort Worth has opened to patients, creating 175 jobs and becoming the latest entrant in North Texas' highly competitive hospital market.
The 54-bed acute care hospital at 5400 Clearfork Main St. is 70 percent physician-owned, according to CEO Jim Davis.
The Fort Worth hospital is the fourth facility developed in North Texas by Neal Richards Group under the Forest Park umbrella since the company was founded in 2009.
The others are the flagship in Dallas and smaller facilities in Southlake and Frisco. Forest Park also has hospitals in San Antonio and Austin.
Here are some key facts and figures for Forest Park Medical Center Fort Worth:
• $95.5 million project cost
• 54 private inpatient rooms, including family suites
• 150,000-sf surgical specialty care hospital
• Six intensive care rooms
• 12 operating suites
• 75 local physician partners invested to-date
• 150 physicians with privileges
• 175 employees
The new Forest Park hospital is part of a $5 billion hospital-building wave in North Texas to replace aging facilities and meet the demands of a growing population.
Read more at the Dallas Business Journal.