Medical City Women’s Hospital McKinney, a new 24,000-square-foot dedicated women’s hospital, debuted Nov. 30, according to a news release.

The project, which began being constructed in February, is part of Medical City Healthcare’s $1.5 billion major capital investment initiative, the release states. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the debut of the new space was held Nov. 30 and included facility tours and remarks from Medical City officials, McKinney Chamber of Commerce President Lisa Hermes and McKinney Mayor George Fuller.

The event also included the presentation of a $5,000 donation to March of Dimes, a nonprofit organization that aims to end preventable maternal health risks and death, according to its website.

The details

The $17 million expansion will increase capacity and enhance services for mothers and babies, the release states.

The facility is located inside a three-story, $64 million patient tower that opened in late 2021. The new hospital includes:
  • A 21-bed neonatal intensive care unit
  • 25 postpartum beds, 12 of which are luxury suites
  • Private labor, delivery and recovery rooms
  • A full-service newborn nursery
The facility will also offer high-risk pregnancy care and pain management therapies, such as epidural anesthesia. Other offerings include childbirth classes, breastfeeding support and cord blood donation services, the release states.

Medical City McKinney staff delivers over 2,200 babies annually, according to the release.

Quote of note

“This specialized women’s hospital provides the full continuum of high-level women’s health care, from childbirth to gynecologic surgery,” Medical City McKinney CEO Ernest C. Lynch III said in the release. “Our investment in this facility enhances our ability to provide clinical excellence for women at every stage of life, with beautiful and modern amenities for our patients and their families.”