Florida Hospital to build apartments for employees

Florida Hospital in College Park, Fla., will build apartments for its workers in an effort to keep staff happy and healthy, according to an Orlando Sentinel report. The Ivy, an upscale apartment complex on the same street as the hospital, will offer swimming pools, outdoor kitchens, billiards rooms, a fitness center and a business center, along with addtional office and retail space in the surrounding "Hospital Village." Employees won't have to drive to work, as they will be able to walk or take the SunRail, a rail line that opened last year, according to the article. "The hospital model is really shifting from getting paid to treat people when they get sick to getting paid for keeping people healthy," complex developer Craig Ulster said. "They see building a complex in the neighborhood that can do all these things. For them, this is really where healthcare is going."  Article

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