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Baptist receives CON for new hospital construction

OXFORD — Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi has been given state approval to build a new infusion services department building.

The Mississippi State Department of Health issued a certificate of need for the project yesterday. Mississippi requires a CON in a process designed to avoid duplication of health care services and control costs.

The total capital expenditure for the project is $4.1 million.

Hospital officials say infusion services are now located in two locations. They want to consolidate into a single building that will be constructed next to the Cancer Center. The new building will have 30 treatment stations and supportive services.

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