Hudson, Wis. – This fall, Hudson Hospital & Clinic plans to start a $5 million expansion project on its Emergency Center. The project will increase the number of exam, triage and trauma rooms – creating a better experience for patients and their families, and a more efficient workspace for Emergency Center colleagues.
Hudson Hospital’s current Emergency Center was built in 2003 and was designed to provide care for about 8,400 patient visits per year; current volumes are approximately 11,500 visits per year. Tom Borowski, Hudson Hospital & Clinic president, said, “The expansion of our Emergency Center will provide next generation care to the community for years to come. We’re improving access for patients and families; providing the latest technology in diagnostic and trauma equipment; enhancing behavioral health care for patients experiencing mental health crises; and creating an overall comfortable healing environment for patients and visitors.”
To support the cost of the project, the Hudson Hospital Foundation has launched a $1 million fundraising campaign. To date, more than $400,000 has been raised. The hospital and foundation will be seeking support from the Hudson community for the expansion over the next six to 12 months.
A contractor for the project will be chosen in July, and a groundbreaking should start this fall.
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About Hudson Hospital & Clinic
Hudson Hospital & Clinic is part of HealthPartners, the largest consumer-governed, non-profit health care organization in the nation with a mission to improve health and well-being in partnership with members, patients and the community. Hudson Hospital & Clinic serves western Wisconsin with emergency, birth, rehabilitation and imaging centers, specialty clinics, cancer care, heart care, orthopedics and a nationally acclaimed healing arts program. For more information, visit hudsonhospital.org.