Virginia health care firm plans $300M hospital expansion

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia health care organization has announced a $300 million hospital expansion in Roanoke.
The Roanoke Times reports that Carilion Clinic said Wednesday that it’s planning a $300 million expansion to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The expansion will have two or three floors of underground parking and six or seven floors of clinical space.
A new building for psychiatric treatment will include a separate emergency room designated for behavioral health patients.
The expansion plans is part of Carilion’s plans to spend $1 billion over the next seven years on capital improvements.