Hospitals in Cincinnati and Dayton announced plans Tuesday to expand their services.
Christ Hospital, based in Cincinnati, is planning to build a new facility in Butler County. It said in a press release it will build a comprehensive medical center in Liberty Township.
Dayton's Children's Hospital announced Tuesday it is planning a major expansion of its Springboro Outpatient Care Center and Urgent Care.
“The Christ Hospital’s mission is to provide the best outcomes and the finest experiences, all in (an) affordable way,” said Mike Keating, President and CEO of The Christ Hospital Health Network in a press release. “We look forward to extending our reach and convenient access to exceptional medical care to our patients and consumers in Butler County.”
Christ officials said they are working closely with township trustees on the project.
A map of the site indicates the new facility will be built at Interstate 75 and the Butler County Veterans Highway (OH-129). The hospital did not reveal an exact size or the cost of the new facility.
Christ officials said the center will have surgical services, an emergency room, imaging services and a number of physicians will see patients there.
A groundbreaking is tentatively planned for this fall and it could be open for business in the winter of 2017.
Dayton's Children's Hospital is planning a major expansion of its Springboro Outpatient Care Center and Urgent Care.
A press release said the project will include a medical office building for pediatric specialists and primary care physicians, a 16-room emergency department and an outpatient surgery center with four operating rooms.
“We are listening to our patient families who consistently tell us they want more services closer to home,” said Deborah Feldman, president and CEO, in the press release. “Expanding our Springboro campus will provide the world-class pediatric care for children that they deserve, right in their backyard.”
The $47.5 million project will be done in phases. The medical office building is scheduled to open in one year, the emergency department in 18 months and the surgery center within two years.