Parkland Opens $1.3 Billion New Hospital in Dallas

The aging hospital that served as Dallas’ main safety net and teaching facility for decades was replaced by a gleaming new 2.5 million-square-foot building in August.

The aging hospital that served as Dallas’ main safety net and teaching facility for decades was replaced by a gleaming new 2.5 million-square-foot building in August. Parkland was thrust into the spotlight in 1963 when President John F. Kennedy and Gov. John Connolly were rushed there after being shot. (Modern Healthcare)