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Palo Alto approves Stanford Hospital expansion

Original post made on Jun 7, 2011

Stanford University Medical Center's four-year quest to get Palo Alto's permission for a massive expansion of its hospital facilities glided past the finish line Monday night when an enthusiastic City Council voted to approve what members routinely call the largest development project in the city's history.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 10:46 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by MV Voice?, a resident of Rex Manor
on Jun 7, 2011 at 1:07 pm

This is the Mountain View Voice, no?

Posted by tommygee54, a resident of Rex Manor
on Jun 7, 2011 at 4:38 pm

After this expansion is all done, I hope the powers that be take away the parking charge. Imagine paying for parking at a hospital garage!!!

Posted by A Rational Voice, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jun 8, 2011 at 4:41 am

Stanford Hospital supports more than just Palo Alto.
In fact many people MV residents use Stanford Hosp resources, no?

Posted by tommygee54, a resident of Rex Manor
on Jun 8, 2011 at 6:10 pm

...I forgot to ad that when I do have to go to the hospital, I go to Stanford Hospital. My health insurance allows me the opportunity to receive my medical treatment there.
So as I understand it, each patient will be in a private room. Years ago while at the hospital, I remember being in a 'ward'; a room with 8 people in it, recovering from surgery or ailment. But there were not 8 TV's in the room. But not very private or semi private is it---8 people to a room called a 'ward'.

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