MedCath Corp., Charlotte, N.C., said it plans to spend $4.8 million to add 28 inpatient beds to its Arkansas Heart Hospital, Little Rock, which MedCath owns in conjunction with physician investors.
An additional $2.7 million will be spent to build a 130-space parking garage and renovate an annex to the hospital in order to house non-clinical services. The project will bring the hospital to 112 inpatient beds, 10 short-stay beds, six catheterization laboratories and three operating rooms. The new beds are scheduled to be in service by Jan. 15. -- by Vince Galloro