Today, Philanthropist and Mayor Michael Bloomberg will unveil a new $1.1 billion state-of-the-art hospital building at Johns Hopkins Hospital, marking the completion of one of the nation’s largest hospital construction projects, featuring the Sheikh Zayed Tower and The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center.
Covering five acres, the building includes 560 all-private patient rooms, 33 state-of-the-art, spacious operating rooms and expansive adult and pediatric emergency departments; enhancing the level of care, comfort and privacy provided to patients. The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center is named in honor of the late mother of Mayor Bloomberg and his sister Marjorie Tiven and The Sheikh Zayed Tower is named after the founder and first president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a leader in advancing the standard of health care for the people of the UAE.
In addition to Mayor Bloomberg, the United Arab Emirates’ Royal Family, Johns Hopkins University President Ron Daniels and Dean/CEO Edward D. Miller, M.D., Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Senator Barbara Mikulski will be featured at today’s ribbon cutting ceremony.
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