“New Hospital Rises on Nantucket” – The Cape Cod Times
NANTUCKET — When emergency medical helicopters used to pick up patients at Nantucket Cottage Hospital, they would land in the parking lot. The entire lot would be shut down, and hospital staff would look into the beds of trucks to make sure nothing inside could be caught in the rotor wash.
It’s inefficiencies like these that the hospital is hoping to fix with a new facility that’s expected to be completed by late next year.
For years now, hospital staff have been dealing with a facility that was largely built in 1957 and has been deteriorating around them, hospital spokesman Jason Graziadei said.
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