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Columbia, SC, facility completes renovated children’s hospital

The State, May 20, 2008

Columbia, SC-based Palmetto Health Richland is celebrating the completion of its newly renovated children's hospital, which will become the first such free-standing facility in the state. The renovated facility features 20 extra inpatient beds, 15 new outpatient beds and an updated intensive care unit. In addition, administrators say the new children's hospital is expected to ensure a deeper level of personal care for young patients and their families. Some of the features of the 150,000 square-foot facility are brightly colored walls, themed floors and quiet rooms for family members.