An aerial shot of
ProHealth Care Mukwonago shows the progress of the
facility’s current expansion, a 31,000-squarefoot
addition that will include new physician offices,
procedure space and digestive health services expected
to open this fall.
MUKWONAGO — Pro-Health Care announced Wednesday that it
will expand its medical campus on 240 Maple Ave. into a
full hospital, offering a number of new services to
Mukwonago- area residents and surrounding communities,
according to a press release.
hospital will combine primary and specialty care, 24/7
emergency services, outpatient services, advanced
diagnostic imaging, inpatient and outpatient surgery,
laboratory services and a cancer center, all in one
Construction of the $55 million project is expected to
begin this summer and be completed by the end of 2019.
The project will involve additions to the campus and the
remodeling of existing space. However, the footprint of
the project has not been determined since the
expansion’s design is still under consideration, said
Ann Dee Allen, ProHealth media relations strategist.
Mukwonago hospital will have 25 inpatient rooms equipped
with privacy features and other elements to promote
healing and reduce stress. ProHealth Chief Executive
Officer Susan Edwards said this is the company’s next
big step in expanding services in the village.
have been enhancing our services in Mukwonago for a
number of years,” Edwards said. “We’re excited to bring
hospital services to residents of the Mukwonago area for
the first time.”
expansion is expected to add approximately 100 new jobs
in the community. Nursing, surgical, maintenance, food
service and other jobs will be among those added. The
new hospital will be the fourth in the ProHealth system.
Fred Winchowky, Mukwonago village president, said
residents have long wanted a hospital in the community.
“This is very welcome news,” Winchowky said. “People in
the area will be able to receive hospital care close to
home. And the hospital will bring new employment
opportunities to our area.”
John Weidl, village administrator and economic director,
added that news of ProHealth’s expansion is a testament
to the company’s commitment to the community.
“Much like the Mukwonago Fire Department, Prohealth Care
is making significant investments to ensure that our
residents, employees, and visitors have access to a
broad range of emergency and other medical services,”
last major addition to the ProHealth campus in Mukwonago
was a 66,000-square-foot emergency department, which
opened in the summer of 2015. Construction is now
underway on a 31,000square-foot addition that will
include new physician offices, procedure space and
digestive health services. It is expected to open this