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A state-of-the-art Palomar Medical Center West facility in Escondido will have 288 patient rooms when the first phase is complete. Gardens are also planned on every floor where patients can be exposed to natural light.

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Although completion is more than a year away, work on Palomar Medical Center West in Escondido has progressed to the point where David Tam, who oversees construction for the Palomar Pomerado Health district, can fully visualize the state-of-the-art hospital.

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