ProHealth broke ground Wednesday on its new $55 million
hospital and renovations at the ProHealth Mukwonago
medical campus, 240 Maple Ave. From left: John Woolever,
MD, ProHealth Care; John Wimmer, ProHealth Care
Foundation Board chair; Susan Edwards, president & CEO,
ProHealth Care; Fred Winchowky, Mukwonago village
president; Suzanne Kelley, president & CEO, Waukesha
County Business Alliance.
MUKWONAGO — Pro-Health Care staff and community members
gathered at ProHealth’s Mukwonago medical campus
Wednesday as the company broke ground on its new $55
million hospital and medical campus renovations.
The construction of the new space and the renovation of
existing space will transform the Mukwonago campus into
a 24-bed hospital, according to a press release.
“Waukesha County is a wonderful place to live and work,
and the people of ProHealth Care are privileged to care
for our friends and neighbors here,” Pro-Health Care CEO
Susan Edwards said. “The project we’re celebrating today
is part of our commitment to maintaining a strong,
vibrant and independent health care system that will
provide outstanding care for people in Waukesha County
and surrounding communities for many years to come.”
ProHealth Care CEO Susan Edwards discusses the impact
the new hospital will have on the community during a
groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday.
new hospital will offer a wide range of medical services
in an environment designed to enhance healing and reduce
stress, according to a press release. The hospital is
slated to open in the spring of 2020.
“As we open the new hospital, we will be adding about
100 new jobs in this community,” Edwards said. “That’s
in addition to the more than 200 people already on this
ProHealth’s Mukwonago campus was expanded in 2015 with
the opening of a 66,000 square-foot emergency
department. The company recently constructed a
31,000-square-foot addition that includes new physician
offices, procedure space and digestive health services.