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3 things to know about Dimensions Healthcare System’s proposed hospital in Prince George’s

Staff Reporter- Washington Business Journal

It’s been a while since we visited the plans for the proposed hospital at Largo Town Center, a 231 inpatient bed hospital to be run in a partnership between Dimensions Healthcare Systems and the University of Maryland Medical Center. So while I was out chatting with officials at Dimensions this week, I talked with CEO Neil Moore a bit about the expectations for what will happen next. Here are three takeaways I found pretty interesting:

1. Playing nice has made a huge difference: Years ago, Moore said, the hospital and Prince George’s County had an adversarial relationship. But since County Executive Rushern Baker III’s tenure, the health system and county have come a long way in relationship building. That includes the county refinancing $45 million worth of bonds to improve the hospital balance sheet and put $800,000 toward a primary care center in Suitland.

“That would not have happened in the prior administration,” Moore said. “We sat down with the county and said, ‘Listen, we want to be responsive to the needs in this community.'”

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