Piedmont Newnan Hospital announced that the Certificate of Need (CON) Application for a new hospital facility was filed with the Georgia Department of Community Health, Division of Health Planning, on Thursday, January 31.
The facility will be located on approximately114 acres on Poplar Road near Interstate 85. The application defines a 362,376 square foot, 136-bed hospital facility on nine floors. Private, inpatient rooms will be adaptable to varying acuity needs of patients and will include 14 post-partum beds, 18 critical care beds and 104 general medical/surgical patient beds. The facility will feature 8 operating rooms and 23 patient rooms in the Emergency Department. With regulatory approvals in place by June of 2008, construction would begin in October 2008, and the new hospital would open to serve the community in January 2011.