LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Ground could break as early as this fall on a 125,000 square-foot Christ Hospital medical center that eventually can serve as a hospital on the northeast corner of Interstate 75 and Liberty Way, officials announced Tuesday.
"The Christ Hospital Medical Center - Liberty Township" will offer surgical services including operating rooms with extended recovery for patients, an emergency room, comprehensive radiology imaging, outpatient therapies as well as physician services that include primary care, orthopedics, cardiology, and urology.
Their largest development outside the main Mt. Auburn campus will create more than 300 jobs and open in the winter of 2017.
"The Christ Hospital's mission is to provide the best outcomes and the finest experiences, all in affordable way. We look forward to extending our reach and convenient access to exceptional medical care to our patients and consumers in Butler County," said Mike Keating, president and chief executive officer of The Christ Hospital Health Network.
Hospital officials are working closely with Liberty Township Trustees on the project. The site plan, as well as other planning documents, have been submitted for approval.
The facility can eventually be transformed into a hospital, one that would will be just up the street from a new maternity ward at West Chester Hospital off I-75 near Tylersville and Cox roads.
Construction also is underway on a massive, $350 million shopping, dining, office and residential complex on the northwest corner of Liberty Way and I-75.
The Christ Hospital Medical Center – Liberty Township project is being completed in collaboration with Brandicorp, national leading architectural firms HKS Inc. and GBBN Architects; Danis Building Co., the projects construction manager; and the civil engineering firm of Bayer Becker.
The Christ Hospital Health Network recently opened outpatient centers in Montgomery and in Fort Wright and is planning another medical center in Fort Mitchell.
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