Mercy Health Partners break ground on new hospital

GREEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - An official groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for the new Mercy Hospital West.

The new 550,000 square foot hospital is owned and operated by Mercy Health Partners. It will have 250 patient beds and is scheduled to open in 2013.

"We're building Mercy Hospital West to bring new medical services to the West Side in a location that's easy to get to in an emergency," said James May, CEO of Mercy Health Partners.

The new hospital will be located on North Bend Road near Interstate 74.

Medical capabilities at the new facility include comprehensive heart care with open heart surgery, a cancer center, an orthopaedic center, a women's health center, neurology services and an OB/maternity care.

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