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HCA East Florida and Nova Southeastern University propose a new teaching hospital to serve South Florida

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HCA East Florida is requesting approval from the Agency for Health Care Administration to build and operate a hospital of up to 100 beds on the main campus of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie, Florida.

The Hospital will anchor NSU’s "Academical Village," a Jeffersonian concept defined as “a community of scholars and student lives working closely together, combining theory and practice. The proposed hospital aims to build a foundation for medical services and academic research in Broward County.   

With teaching and research as its cornerstones, the NSU and HCA East Florida collaboration will include more than 3 million square feet of medical office, retail, residential, financial, hotel/conferencing, and governmental space, alongside NSU’s Health Care Clinics and contiguous to the university’s new Center for Collaborative Research facility, whose construction begins in 2014.

The proposed hospital will be privately owned by HCA East Florida. No public funds will be utilized in construction of the hospital. 

The hospital's location is proposed within NSU’s 315 acre doctoral research campus, whose degree programs include osteopathic medicine, dental medicine, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing, and occupational therapy, among others.  

HCA East Florida operates fourteen South Florida hospitals, twelve surgery centers, six diagnostic
imaging centers, with close to 5,000 physicians and more than 15,000 employees.  

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