We are fast approaching the inspiring and exciting opening of our brand new University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital! As the December opening date approaches, here is a breakdown of the amazing new hospital by some important numbers.

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In the entire hospital there are…

14 floors (two being underground)
130 patients rooms
134 patient beds
164 feet tall, making it the tallest building in Iowa City
651 underground parking ramp spots
1,168 doors
7,003 light fixtures
8,324 outlets
360,000,000 dollars as the approximate cost

On the 11th floor…

12 inpatient beds
9 infusion rooms
8 exam rooms
6 bone marrow transplant beds
4 isolation rooms
2 lead-lined rooms
2 rooms for bariatric patients
1 simulation room for staff training
1 organization that raised money to donate this floor

…named UI Dance Marathon Pediatric Cancer Center.


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