Venyu CEO Scott Thompson is quoted to have said construction would start in April or May and take a little less than a year. The hospital’s lease will begin on or around July 1, 2016.
The news is reported to have been greeted with enthusiasm by the Mississippi Governor, Phil Bryant. He is quoted as saying “Mississippi is a national leader in telehealth, and today’s announcement marks an important step toward even more innovation and development. We are not only growing the medical corridor in the Jackson metro area, we are ensuring we have the infrastructure in place to develop new health-care solutions that can improve the lives of Mississippians.”