Why is a replacement hospital being built?
After several master plans and trying to repurpose or update the current facility, it was determined that the existing hospital infrastructure is fatigued and it would be cost prohibitive to upgrade or replace the current facility.
What makes this Campus unique among others in the TMC?
Are parts of the McNair Campus already open?
Yes. There are existing facilities in use on the McNair Campus, including Tower 1 (Endoscopy and Radiology) and the Jamail Specialty Care Center.
When will the entire Campus be completed?
The scheduled completion date for the hospital (Tower 1 and Tower 2) and medical office building is early 2019.
Where is the McNair Campus located?
The address of the McNair Campus is 7200 Cambridge Street, at the corner of Cambridge and Old Spanish Trail.
What will happen to the current Baylor St. Luke's buildings, including the hospital tower, O'Quinn Medical Tower, and the Baylor Clinic?
The plan is to relocate all clinical patient care services to the McNair Campus, including inpatient hospital services, outpatient surgical suites, and specialty clinics. This move will occur in phases as construction is completed at the new Campus.
Plans for the existing structures are still being determined but the goal is to ensure that theses spaces remain viable and functioning assets in the heart of Texas Medical Center.
Will Texas Heart®Institute be moving to the new Campus?
Yes. Texas Heart®Institute will be moving into Tower 1 of the McNair Campus. This campus will be a place where THI physicians and scientists can work directly with Baylor College of Medicine physicians and scientists to continue the legacy of transforming the delivery of cardiovascular care through the creation of new technologies, medical devices, research, and education.
What is the total monetary investment in the McNair Campus?
The total investment in the McNair Campus will be $1.1 billion, with an estimated 916.8 million for the hospital towers and an estimated $183.3 million for the medical office building. This historic investment by Catholic Health Initiatives represents the single largest capital investment ever made into one of its healthcare systems.