8 Hospitals Planning New Surgery Centers

Eight hospitals recently announced plans to construct or open new outpatient surgery centers:

Lakeside Memorial Hospital
in Brockport, N.Y., announced plans to close its doors and reopen as an outpatient and diagnostic care center as early as April.

New Hanover Regional Medical
Center in Wilmington, N.C., has leased a surgery center built by Novant Health and plans to finish the project, which was abandoned in 2010 due to economic strains.

Waccamaw, Fla.-based Waccamaw Community Hospital announced it will open a new surgery center by the spring of 2013 that will include four operating rooms.

Community Hospital
in Grand Junction, Colo., has broken ground on the future Canyon View Surgery Center, which is expected to open in March 2014, and is a joint venture with 14 local physicians.

St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center broke ground on a new 30,000-square-foot ambulatory surgery center that will include two operating rooms and the ability to add more.

St. Joseph, Mo.-based Heartland Health has opened the Mosaic Life Care Plastic Surgery and Dermatology Center.

Litchfield, Ill.-based St. Francis Hospital dedicated its new $10.8 million, 16,000-square-foot surgery center, which includes four surgery suites and two endoscopy rooms.

Pittsburg, Kan.-based Via Christi Hospital broke ground on a $20 million surgery center.

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