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New Cleveland Clinic's Akron General ED Breaks Ground

Cleveland Clinic’s Akron General Health System has broken ground on its new $43 million  emergency department building scheduled to open in fall 2017 in Akron, Ohio.

The two-story ED will include a central triage to expedite patient treatment. In addition to eight triage rooms, the facility will have 58 treatment areas for patients. 

Other features include four high-acuity trauma rooms; an expanded behavioral health unit; an imaging department, including a CT scanner and two radiographic rooms; a separate urgent care area; and a designated area for quarantining and treating highly contagious patients.

The building will have 11,000 square feet of space for future emergency department use.

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