Kaiser Permanente Announces Plans To Build Hospital, Doctor Office Center in Vacaville
Kaiser Permanente officials on Thursday announced plans to open a 166-bed hospital in Vacaville by 2009, the Sacramento Bee reports. The hospital will be located next to a medical complex that houses 90 doctors. Kaiser also said it will build a physician office building where primary care, specialty medicine and outpatients surgery services would be available. Deborah Romer, a Kaiser executive for Napa and Solano counties, said, "This new facility will make it easier for many of our members who currently live in Vacaville, Fairfield and the adjacent areas of Dixon, Davis and the surrounding communities to have access to our full range of health care services closer to where they live and work" (Rapaport, Sacramento Bee, 12/17).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.