I found a translation of 这里开了家医院 to "There is a hospital here" but this translation seems to ignore the word 开了。
Does the word 开了 add addition meaning to the sentence which the translation does not include or is it a perfectly valid translation?
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"There's a hospital here." is okay but it does omit "开了".
In my perspective, "There's a hospital here" = "这里有家医院".
"开了" adds a subtle change to the sentence that, imagine you're no stranger to this place, then someday you find that there's a hospital which you've never known before, then you may say "这里开了家医院".
In translation, you don't necessarily need translate "开了" literally as "someone opened/founded". I suggest to translate this as "这里开了家新医院".
Though there's no "新" in the original sentence, but this could imply the change from "这里没有医院" to "这里有家医院".