Nova wants to build teaching hospital

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Nova Southeastern University wants to build a 100-bed teaching hospital.

The university is partnering with HCA East Florida and asking state officials to approve their request. The university said in a statement Monday the proposed hospital will be privately owned by HCA East Florida and won't use public funds for construction. HCA operates 14 South Florida hospitals.

HCA officials said in a statement they selected NSU's campus because it's in the middle of the tri-county area.

The hospital will focus on research, residencies, internships, clinical rotations, and practicums in various field including osteopathic medicine, dental medicine, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing and occupational therapy.


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