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A boom in suburban health care outposts

November 8, 2016 In the News

Philadelphia-area health systems and their partners are in the midst of a $700 million suburban spending spree on outpatient centers in a bid to push their front doors into the community.

Since 2010, local health systems have opened a dozen specialty-care centers in Philadelphia's suburbs, and at least five more are in development.

In August, Nemours opened a $45 million pediatric facility in Deptford, and Main Line Health is scheduled to debut a $47 million center in Concord Township late this month. Read more from Philadelphia Inquirer.