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PinnacleHealth to break ground Wednesday on West Shore hospital


Harrisburg-based PinnacleHealth System will hold a noon groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for its $100 million West Shore Hospital in Hampden Township's Cumberland Technology Park.

The five-story hospital will have 108 beds with an emergency department, medical and surgical care, cardiology, orthopedics, chronic disease management and private patient rooms.

Quandel Construction Group Inc., the Harrisburg-based construction management firm on the project, has said it expects occupancy of the facility by May 2014.

PinnacleHealth plans to spend $150 million on its Vision 2017 program, which also includes expansion and renovation work at Community General Osteopathic Hospital in Lower Paxton Township and Harrisburg Hospital.