Northfield (Minn.) Hospital & Clinics has an ASC project in the works, according to local radio news station KYMN.
1. The ASC would be built in Lakeville, Minn., an area where it wouldn't compete with Northfield Hospital and where it could provide services to an underserved market, according to Northfield's CEO, Steve Underdahl.
2. Mr. Underdahl, told KYMN that the hospital is building the ASC to provide a secure income to help make up for the money it loses on less profitable services.
3. The hospital is exploring leasing arrangements for the ASC.