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Advocate BroMenn east-side facility to open Aug. 20

Thu, 09 Aug 2012 14:46:54 CDT
By: Lee Strubinger

Advocate BroMenn east-side facility to open Aug. 20
After several years of planning and construction, the new, 84,000 sq. ft., Advocate BroMenn Outpatient Center is set to open along Route 9 on Bloomington's east side. The new complex will house several outpatient services, immediate care, physician offices and specialty clinics. Advocate BroMenn President Colleen Kannaday says having multiple locations gives patients the opportunity to be in and out of therapy quicker.



"Out here at the new outpatient center, we have the opportunity to move over a number of services that are already existing and will be duplicated in both locations."

Services will operate on both the 1st and 3rd floors. Kannaday says keeping the 2nd floor vacant leaves room for expansion.

   

"We built the building larger than what we expected needing when we opened to be able to...you don't want to move in on day one and be full. You want the opportunity to continue to be able to expand and grow the services strategically that makes sense for this part of the community."

Kannaday says the new facility will feature a therapy pool, which the BroMenn Campus does not provide. Included in the outpatient services are women's imaging, lab testing and multiple types of therapy. At 10 a.m. this Saturday, Advocate BroMenn will have an open house for the Outpatient Center, across from the airport. The building is set to officially open August 20th.

(Above, Advocate BroMenn's Mike Johnson shows off the Bone Density and Mamography Room at the health system's new east side location.)

   

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