DAVID MARINO WITH CITY OF BUDA: A FEW YEARS AGO WE REALLY DID NOT HAVE A LOT OF OPPORTUNITIES WHEN IT CAME TO MEDICAL SERVICES.2-AMANDA: THAT’S ALL CHANGING… BUDA IS GETTING ITS FIRST FULL-SERVICE HOSPITAL JUST THREE MONTHS AFTER GETTING A MEDICAL CENTER. BAYLOR, SCOTT & WHITE WILL HOLD ITS GRAND OPENING TOMORROW.2-SALLY:HOSPITAL PROVIDERS ARE TARGETING BUDA FOR ONE BIG REASON — THE POPULATION CONTINUES TO GROW EXPONENTIALLY.CANDY RODRIGUEZ IS LIVE THIS MORNING FROM INSIDE THE STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY TO BRING US A FIRST LOOK. CANDY.CANDY:GOOD MORNING, DOORS OPEN TOMORROW. RIGHT NOW, WE ARE UPSTAIRS INSIDE ONE OF THE PATIENT ROOMS. THIS HOSPITAL IS COMING TO A GROWING AREA. IN JUST NINE YEARS, THE POPULATION OF BUDA HAS MORE THAN DOUBLED.GOING FROM 75-HUNDRED IN 2010 TO MORE THAN 16-THOUSAND AS OF THE LAST CENSUS.BAYLOR SCOTT & WHITE SAYS THE NEW HOSPITAL WILL OFFER MORE THAN 15 SPECIALTIES.PRIMARY CAREâ| AN EMERGENCY ROOMâ| GENERAL SURGERYâ| PLUS THINGS LIKE CARDIOLOGY AND ORTHOPEDICS. CITY OFFICIALS SAY THIS WILL HELP THOSE SEEKING MEDICAL ATTENTION IN THE AREA. DAVID MARINO/CITY OF BUDA COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR ESPECIALLY IF YOUâ(tm)RE IN PAIN OR YOUâ(tm)RE NOT FEELING WELL NOBODY WANTS TO SIT IN TRAFFIC THAT LONG. DREW BENNETT/DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, BAYLOR, SCOTT & WHITETHE GREAT THING ABOUT THIS SITE IS THAT WE HAVE 26 ACRES AND MORE POSITION TO GROW WITH THE COMMUNITY AND WEâ(tm)RE EXCITED TO HAVE THAT FLEXIBILITY AND POTENTIAL. CANDY:THE DOORS TO THE HOSPITAL OFFICIALLY OPEN TOMORROW. BACK TO YOU. AMANDA: WHEN IT COMES TO LARGER MEDICAL PROVIDERS, BAYLOR, SCOTT & WHITE IS NOT ALONE.IN JUNE, ASCENSION SETON CUT THE RIBBON ON ITS NEW MEDICAL CARE OPTION IN BUDA.THE SETON CENTER ALSO HAS 15 SPECIALISTS… AND IS ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE NEW HOSPITAL.BOTH HOSPITAL PROVIDERS SAY THEY SEE A NEED FOR CARE BECAUSE OF GROWTH IN THE AREA.LAST YEAR’S CENSUS NUMBERS SHOW HAYS COUNTY HAD THE SECOND HIGHEST GROWTH




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