BAPTIST HEALTH ANNOUNCES PURCHASE OF FORMER
SOUTHWEST HOSPITAL BUILDING
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 27, 2008) -- BAPTIST HEALTH has purchased the buildings and the campus that housed the former Southwest Regional Medical Center located at 11401 I-30 in southwest Little Rock. The 36-acre campus includes the 120,000-square-foot former hospital and the adjacent 43,000-square-foot medical office building.
BAPTIST HEALTH plans to create capacity for inpatient acute-care services on the main campus of BAPTIST HEALTH Medical Center-Little Rock by relocating support and patient-care services to the southwest campus. The transition of these services is expected to occur over the next
BAPTIST HEALTH does not have plans to utilize the newly acquired southwest campus facilities as an acute-care hospital.
BAPTIST HEALTH is the state's most comprehensive healthcare system. With
more than 175 access points -- including major medical centers, family clinics, and therapy and wellness centers — BAPTIST HEALTH is committed to delivering "All Our Best" in healthcare to the people of Arkansas.