A new hospital is just about a year away from opening in the Poconos.
On Thursday afternoon Saint Luke’s University Health Network placed the top steel beam on it’s new hospital in Monroe County.
The location in Bartonsville will be the first new hospital in Monroe county county in 100 years.
The construction created more than 250 jobs.
They also used steel made in the USA
The new location will include four stories and an emergency room. Which a familiar face will run.
Doctor Peter Favini was in charge of the Pocono Medical Center ER for many years.