Project will increase capacity and services for moms and babies
McKinney – Medical City McKinney will expand care for mothers and newborns with a major expansion and new patient tower. The $17 million project is part of a multi-phase project to expand women’s services at Medical City McKinney.
Construction will begin in January and will be complete by the end of 2023. As part of the initial phase, an additional 24,000 square feet will be built out to provide space for:
- 21-bed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
- 12 VIP postpartum suites
- Separate women’s services entrance for patients and visitors
“The new addition will enhance Medical City McKinney’s exceptional maternity care.,” says Ernest C. Lynch, III, FACHE, Medical City McKinney CEO. “As the destination of choice for healthcare excellence, we delivered more than 2,000 babies in 2021. This expansion will enable us to grow the number of deliveries and provide an outstanding experience for patients and families.”
The full-service childbirth care at Medical City McKinney includes:
- Private labor, delivery and recovery rooms
- Pain management options, including epidural anesthesia and alternative therapies
- High-risk pregnancy care
- Full-service newborn nursery
- Around-the-clock coverage by OB/GYN hospitalist, neonatologist and anesthesiologist
- Breastfeeding support from lactation consultants
- Childbirth Classes
- Cord blood donation
- Adoption support
“Medical City Healthcare remains steadfast in prioritizing women’s healthcare for North Texas,” said Laura Swaney, Division Vice President of Women’s and Children’s Services for Medical City Healthcare, “The women’s expansion at Medical City McKinney will provide our growing community with the clinical excellence and amenities that they deserve.”
The 3-story tower was part of a $64 million expansion at Medical City McKinney that opened in December 2021. This latest project is part of Medical City Healthcare’s major capital investment initiative of more than $1.4 billion spent or committed over five years which includes building expansions, facility enhancements and leading-edge technology.
ABOUT MEDICAL CITY MCKINNEY
Medical City McKinney is a 281-bed, acute care hospital located in McKinney, Texas. With a medical team of more than 900 physicians, Medical City McKinney offers comprehensive services including a Level III Trauma Center, cardiovascular, neurological services, general and robotic surgery, orthopedics, women’s services, a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), inpatient rehabilitation unit and behavioral health services. “A” rated for safety by the Leapfrog Group, Medical City McKinney is a Primary Stroke Center and has an accredited stroke rehabilitation center.
Medical City McKinney is part of Medical City Healthcare.