Adventist HealthCare Fort Washington Medical Center officially signed the agreement July 8 to purchase the land for what will be the future home of its new hospital in southern Prince George’s County.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
This is the first of several important steps in the hospital’s journey towards becoming a regional health care center and economic engine for southwestern Prince George’s County. The land is located opposite the Giant grocery store on Livingston Road, about two miles from the present hospital.
Part of the Adventist HealthCare system and recognized for excellence in patient safety, Fort Washington Medical Center is a 50-bed acute care hospital serving patients in the Fort Washington, Oxon Hill, and Temple Hills areas. , as well as parts of southeastern Washington. The hospital provides general inpatient services, including adult medical and surgical care, outpatient surgical services, laboratory, radiology and diagnostic services, as well as bariatric, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, orthopedic, rehabilitation, cardiology and respiratory therapy.
The hospital also runs three free community programs, including pharmacy drug services, diabetes education, and an infectious disease program. The hospital operates one of the busiest emergency rooms in the metropolitan area and has over 400 employees.