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Center City Hospitals in Ongoing Turf Battle: Jefferson Vs. Pennsylvania

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    The turf battle between two Center City medical centers -- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Pennsylvania Hospital -- has taken a new turn.

    Jefferson is taking over the former Chops steakhouse space at 7th and Walnut streets. David McQuaid, president of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, said Jefferson has entered into a lease to occupy the former restaurant, which closed last summer.

    In an email, McQuaid stated the hospital signed a deal for the property “with the intention of expanding Jefferson’s ambulatory footprint, consistent with the national trend for growth in the outpatient market.”

    A Jefferson spokeswoman said the hospital’s specific plans for the site, a former Philadelphia Savings Fund Society building, are still being finalized. Financial terms of the project have not been disclosed. Read more about this story on PBJ.com.

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