Indiana University Health Arnett announces West Lafayette expansion
An IU Health Arnett Hospital Release
— Lafayette, IN—Indiana University Health Arnett is pleased to announce the expansion of services to the West Lafayette area with the relocation of current office space on Salisbury Street to an expanded building to be developed at the old K-Mart site on US 52.
Westminster Village will take over IU Health Arnett's current location on Salisbury Street.
This move is a positive step for the economic development of West Lafayette, city residents and IU Health Arnett. "With our hospital on Lafayette's east side, we recognize the healthcare needs of the West Lafayette community and are excited to provide convenient access to preeminent healthcare in a modern and efficient practice setting," said Dr. Chet Ho, Pediatrician and Primary Care Division Director at IU Health Arnett.
"The expanded facility will allow us to focus on providing excellent patient care by offering greater patient access, effective patient communication and improving the management of chronic diseases, which all support a patient centered medical home model of care," he added.
The new medical office is slated to open in the summer of 2013, with site development beginning this fall. The facility will boast 31,500 square feet with an additional 10,500 square feet for future expansion. The new medical office will house the current practices offered at the Salisbury Street location—internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology as well as a modernized and expanded urgent care. Future plans will include relocating IU Health Arnett's medical imaging center to this building, and other services to be determined.
Indiana University Health Arnett is a comprehensive healthcare system, which operates a152-bed full-service acute care hospital and 24 outpatient medical offices. IU Health Arnett has more than 300 employed physicians and healthcare providers with an unwavering commitment to better healthcare for the people of west central Indiana. To learn more about IU Health Arnett, visit iuhealth.org/Arnett or call toll-free at 800.899.8448.
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