Medical training facility moves toward reality
State commission awards certificate of need for planned Largo site
The Maryland Health Care Commission voted unanimously last week to approve a Certificate of Need for Prince George’s proposed $543 million Regional Medical Center in Largo, a state-of-the-art medical teaching facility designed to serve the county’s growing population of nearly 900,000 people.
After waiting nearly three decades for approval from state regulators, dozens of county officials, elected leaders and community stakeholders celebrated Friday during an exclusive ceremony at the Capital Centre Boulevard in Largo. Guest speakers included County Executive Rushern L. Baker (D), Council Chairman Derrick Davis (D), Maryland