TAMPA, Fla. - An unlikely tennant will be near a popular shopping mall in Tampa. The grand opening of Moffitt Cancer Center's new facility at International Plaza is set for Wednesday, June 29 from 6 to 9 p.m.
The celebration will include Mayor Bob Buckhorn along with 400 guests. The $22 million facility is located at 4101 Jim Walter Blvd, just east of the upscale mall. It was formerly a call center for Continental Airlines.
The building is approximately three times larger than their previous location at Tampa General Hospital. The two-story center is also using state-of-the-art technology such as electronic medical records (paperless environment), a single check-in process for patients visiting for multiple appointments and electronic way-finding.
Moffitt at International Plaza will also include: Cancer site-specific care including specialist office visits for medical, surgical and radiation oncology; programs include breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecologic oncology, hematologic, lung, neuro-oncology and skin, infusion services for chemotherapy with 24 chairs, radiation therapy, radiology and much more.
The new facility anticipates more than 30,000 patient visits during the first year and it will officially open to patients on July 1.
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