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Mayor Gray to Tour the New St. Elizabeths Hospital


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WHAT/WHO: Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Department of Mental Health Director Steven Baron, and St. Elizabeths Hospital CEO Patrick Canavan, to tour the new St. Elizabeth’s facility and development on the St. Elizabeth’s campus, and meet with staff and patients.
WHEN: Thursday, April 28, 2011 – 11:30 a.m.
Media availability 11:30am-11:45am ONLY due to patient privacy

WHERE: St. Elizabeths Hospital
1100 Alabama Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020

BACKGROUND:

A year ago, St. Elizabeths moved into the new state of the art facility. This facility is the first step of the St. Elizabeths campus redevelopment project. The new facility has also created the right therapeutic environment required for modern inpatient care, and has simultaneously saved $7 million in annual fixed costs by consolidating operations that were spread out over 12 aging buildings with high maintenance costs.

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