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Gallery: Erlanger, partners spending $100 million on new facilities; planners eye $1.5 billion of projects at campuses +12 more photos In the biggest capital investment in its 128-year history, Erlanger Health System and its partners are building more than $100 million of new facilities at four different sites to enhance medical services provided by Chattanooga's biggest hospital. Over the next decade, hospital planners are dreaming up plans for far more - as much as $1.5 billion of building upgrades and additions and new equipment and programs at or around Erlanger facilities across even more sites. Most of the cost of the new projects now underway are being borne by Erlanger partners or donors, and are projected to bring more patients, services and employees to Erlanger. But the building boom is also bolstered by the turnaround in the fiscal health of Erlanger, which lost nearly $36 million from 2008 to 2013 but has made an even bigger $39.4 million of net income over the past couple of years. "We've got a management team in place now that knows how to deliver results and take on these kinds of projects to deliver really, really high-quality health care," said Jack Studer, vice president ...

News source: Times Free Press

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