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The White Oak Medical Center will be a 472,000-square-foot, $404 million hospital, replacing its existing—and more than 100-year-old—Takoma Park campus.

How Adventist HealthCare’s New White Oak Medical Center Will Change Patient Care

Story by Sara Gilgore, Washinton Business Journal

As construction moves forward on Adventist HealthCare’s new White Oak Medical Center in Silver Spring, Md., one thing is clear: the patient experience will change.

“It’s moving from an older campus that’s constrained,” says Erik Wangsness, president. “What worked well in 1907 doesn’t necessarily work well right now. From a standpoint of parking, from a standpoint of outpatient services, we are constrained, which impacts our patients, our physicians. So the larger, expanded campus is going to be a good thing.”

And that’s for a handful of reasons: space, outpatient services, location, innovation and patient experience. 

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