FIX PROBLEMS WITH THE BUS ROUTES AND SOFTWARE ISSUES. THE SUPERINTENDENT SAID THEY HAVE FIXED THE SOFTWARE PROBLEMS BUT ARE STILL WORKING ON THE BUS ROUTES. UPMC SAID IT WILL TAKE LONGER THAN ANTICIPATED TO COMPLETE 2 NEW SPECIALTY HOSPITALS. Reporter: WE ARE STANDING IN THE SHADOW OF MERCY HOSPITAL AND ACROSS THE STREET, THE WORK GOING ON ON THE REHAB HOSPITAL AS WELL ON THE WAY. UPMC DOES NOT WANT TO CALL THIS A DELAY. THEY SAY THEY ARE TAKING MORE TIME TO GET IT RIGHT. IT HAS BEEN ALMOST A YEAR SINCE THE MODELS FOR THE NEW HOSPITALS WERE REVEALED AND IN THIS HOLE IN THE GROUND NEXT TO MERCY HOSPITAL, THE VISION AND REHABILITATION HOSPITAL WILL SOON RISE, WITH $2 BILLION OF EXPANSION IN THE PIPELINE. THAT IS A LOT OF CONSTRUCTION WORK. BUT, THE OTHER HOSPITALS WILL NOT BE GOING UNDER CONSTRUCTION THIS YEAR AS PREVIOUSLY EXPECTED. ANYTIME THERE IS A DELAY IN ANY TYPE OF PROJECT THERE IS CONCERN. IT DOES HAPPEN IN THE INDUSTRY. CONCERN, BUT NOT WORRY HE SAYS. UPMC CONCERNED THAT THE CANCER CENTER HOSPITAL NEXT TO SHADYSIDE AND THE HEART AND TRANSPLANT HOSPITAL ARE ON A SEVEN-YEAR WINDOW. INSTEAD OF THE PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED 5. EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, LESLIE DAVIS SAYS THERE IS EXTENSIVE PLANNING FOR BOTH OF THESE. PLANNING FOR TODAY, BUT ALSO PLANNING FOR WHAT THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE WILL LOOK LIKE. KELLY SAYS THERE ARE A LOT OF GOOD JOBS IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THESE HOSPITALS AND IN A REPORTS THAT THE DELAYS ARE RELATED TO A LACK OF WORKERS IS NOT TRUE. IT IS A GOOD PROBLEM TO HAVE, AND ORGANIZED LABOR IS MORE THAN ABLE TO HANDLE THAT. Reporter: AS FOR THE HOSPITAL THAT UPMC WANTS TO

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