The Seton Healthcare Family is moving ahead with plans to build a costlier, $295 million teaching hospital in Austin that will be the main site for training new doctors and caring for the poor and uninsured.
Seton had planned to build a $250 million hospital, but “we went back and upped the number,” President and CEO Jesús Garza said Tuesday at a news conference announcing final approval for the project.
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