The University of Chicago Medicine will Wednesday break ground on an $86 million facility in Crown Point. The 130,000-square-foot multispecialty outpatient center and micro-hospital is expected to bring 150 clinical and non-clinical jobs to northwest Indiana.
Plans for the facility were first announced last October. UChicago Medicine says it will be the health system’s largest off-site facility, seeing about 110,000 patients annually when completed.
The facility will offer a variety of services, including an emergency department with a short-stay inpatient unit, comprehensive cancer center, imaging center, outpatient surgery center, laboratory services and medical offices for UChicago Medicine’s physicians and specialists.
The facility is expected to open in the spring of 2024.
UChicago Medicine officials will be joined by Crown Point Mayor Peter Land and Lake County Corn Dogs owner Ralph Flores for the groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday.