Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Franklin Medical Office Building on Target
Franklin Medical Office Building Construction Update
Construction of the new Medical Office Building on the campus of the Franklin hospital is moving along as planned. Opening of the building is scheduled for June 2013. The three-story building will house Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group primary care and specialist physicians, a walk-in clinic, lab, X-ray and specialty physician offices.
The new building will free up space in the hospital for the next phase of expansion, expected to be completed in 2014. This includes:
•Adding 20 inpatient beds for a total of 52
•Relocating 2 GI labs from the 5th floor to the 4th floor and add 2 additional labs for a total of 4
•Building a cardiac catheterization lab on the 4th floor and 22 pre/post procedures rooms
•Adding an additional CT scanner and MRI on campus
•Converting two GI labs on the 5th floor to operating rooms and add a separate cardiovascular room for a total of 5 operating rooms at the Franklin Hospital.