Memorial Health and Novant Health announced their capital
campaign for the freestanding children's hospital Thursday night.
Members of the campaign committee were also announced. The President
and CEO of Memorial Health explained some of the new features for the new
"It will be a space completely separate from the adults for
kids, so a separate pediatric emergency department, surgical services, patient
rooms, lots of family support space and it will be designed to support kids for
caring and healing and their families," said President and CEO Maggie Hill.
The new children's hospital will be in the
current rehabilitation center. The rehabilitation center will move to the main building
at Memorial Health.