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Medical City Is Changing Florida's DNA

Orlando's medical cluster is a big step toward critical mass for the state's biotech initiative.

Mark R. Howard | 10/1/2009
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Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center (2012)

Cost: $665 million

Size: 1.2 million square feet

Staff: 2,101 projected

Salaries and Benefits: $262 million projected

Notable: The hospital will serve more than 400,000 veterans in central Florida with 134 hospital beds, 120 community living center beds and an outpatient clinic. The center also has a 60-bed residential rehabilitation program.

Tags: Central, Healthcare

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