$175M Hospital Plans Unveiled in Michigan City

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Officials from Mishawaka-based Franciscan Alliance have detailed plans for a $175 million hospital in northwest Indiana. The new Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City will be built on a 70-acre site and include as many as 120 private rooms. Construction is slated to get underway next spring.

The current structure dates back to the 1920s and has been updated and expanded several times. A new campus has been discussed for "several years" and will serve patients in LaPorte County and southwest Michigan. 

Franciscan St. Anthony Health Interim President and Chief Executive Officer Gene Diamond says, "It is exciting to get to this point and to know a new hospital is right around the corner. This is a project that is good for Michigan City and good for health care in Northwest Indiana."

The project, lead by Franciscan Alliance subsidiary Tonn & Blank, is scheduled to be complete in 2017.

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