University Hospitals opens Midtown health center

posted by Ken Robinson - 

(Cleveland) - University Hospitals cut the ribbon on a new model for compassionate care in Cleveland’s MidTown neighborhood Friday. 

Opening ceremonies were held for the UH Rainbow Center for Women & Children at 5805 Euclid Ave.There were public tours, food and live entertainment from 4 - 7 p.m. 

The Center will welcome its first patients on Monday, July 9.  The 40,000-square-foot urban academic medical center will offer pediatric primary care, adolescent medicine (teen clinic), prenatal and gynecology services, and much more. 

To address the needs of the community and facilitate long-term results, the Center will integrate clinical care, legal services and social programs, such as childbirth and parenting classes, to focus on prevention and total health needs in a single location.Located on the RTA HealthLine and with free parking, the Center is expected to improve access to quality care for residents of Cleveland and surrounding communities. 

The three-story building is designed for optimal environmental performance with energy efficiency and indoor air quality, and is anticipated to receive the US Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Gold designation. 

The UH Rainbow Center for Women & Children, a $26 million capital project fully funded by support from donors and New Markets Tax Credits.

(Photos by Ken Robinson/WTAM)

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