Georgia hospital to build surgery center — 4 insights

Atlanta-based Northside Hospital wants to build a 22,500-square-foot surgery center inside its Braselton, Ga., location, The Gainesville Times reports.

What you should know:

1. The state will have a hearing in late December to determine if it'll grant the health system's proposed certificate of need.

2. Northside wants to build a 22,500-square-foot facility with three operating rooms and one endoscopy room.

3. The ASC would offer orthopedic, urology, gastroenterology, neurosurgery and general surgery services.

4. The state already approved a CON for an ASC in Braselton owned by Gainesville-based Northeast Georgia Health System. That ASC will have four operating rooms and two procedure rooms and will be on the campus of Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Braselton.

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