FORT WORTH – Medical City Fort Worth celebrated the opening of its $12 million orthopedics and neuroscience medical surgical unit (ONMS) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 6.
The 24,862-square-foot ONMS unit adds 30 additional patient care beds, increasing the hospital's total bed count to 378. The unit is for dedicated care for orthopedic and neuroscience patients. Additional project features include:
- Healing environment with abundant natural light, comfortable amenities and furnishings
- Spacious patient rooms
- Ample waiting area for family, and visitors
- In unit gym for group-based physical and occupational therapy
“Medical City Fort Worth is proud to invest back into the community with the addition of 30 acute care beds,” says John Hoover, chief operating officer and interim CEO of Medical City Fort Worth. “This expansion will help further support the growing population in and around Tarrant County, while allowing for a unique and beautiful setting to further deliver high-quality care to our patients.”
In 2023, Healthgrades recognized Medical City Fort Worth for its superior specialty care in its Specialty Care Ratings & Awards, across various categories including orthopedics and neurosciences. Healthgrades recently named Medical City Fort Worth one of America's 250 Best Hospitals for 2023. Additionally, it is the sole hospital in the Fort Worth medical district to receive an A safety rating from the Leapfrog Group.
This expansion project is part of Medical City Healthcare's major capital investment initiative of over $1.5 billion spent over five years across the Medical City Healthcare system. Investments encompass expansion and enhancements to existing hospitals and services, such as trauma, oncology, and behavioral healthcare, as well as upgrades in technology and the acquisition and construction of new facilities.
ABOUT MEDICAL CITY FORT WORTH
Medical City Fort Worth is a 378-bed, acute care hospital located in Fort Worth, Texas. With a medical team of more than 700 physicians, Medical City Fort Worth offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services in a wide range of specialties, including cardiovascular care, neurosciences, oncology, surgical services, orthopedics, kidney transplants and emergency care. Part of the Texas Stroke Institute stroke care network, Medical City Fort Worth is a designated comprehensive stroke center and a Joint Commission-certified chest pain center. Named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, Medical City Fort Worth is A-rated for safety by the Leapfrog Group and Magnet® recognized for nursing excellence.