new health center planned for Menomonee Falls by
Ascension Wisconsin would offer primary, specialty,
hospital and emergency services.
MENOMONEE FALLS — A new health
center planned for Menomonee Falls by Ascension Wisconsin would
offer primary, specialty, hospital and emergency services.
According to an announcement Wednesday, the first floor of the
two-story, 33,000square-foot health center will house a
16,500-squarefoot small-scale hospital with emergency services and
eight inpatient beds. The hospital will be owned and operated by
Ascension Wisconsin Emerus JV, LLC which is a joint venture between
Ascension Wisconsin and Emerus Holdings.
The second floor of the new health center will be occupied
exclusively by Ascension Wisconsin who will establish a
16,500-square-foot primary and specialty care clinic, staffed by
Ascension Wisconsin providers.
An exact location for the facility was not provided.
“We know that providing convenient access to care is important to
our patients and their families. This new health center provides an
innovative way to integrate inpatient and outpatient services while
keeping care close to home,” said Bernie Sherry, ministry market
executive, Ascension Wisconsin, in a statement. “We look forward to
working with Emerus to make health care more accessible for the
communities we’re privileged to serve.” The health center project
will create 50 to 70 new jobs and construction is expected to begin
in the spring, with a tentative opening date of April 2021, said
Scott Yauck, president and CEO of Cobalt Partners LLC, a
Milwaukee-based real estate development firm, and contracted
developer for the neighborhood health center.
The new hospital will operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It
will be staffed by emergency medicine physicians, experienced nurses
and clinical specialists.
“We are excited to be moving forward with our partner, Ascension
Wisconsin, as it expands its footprint in Wisconsin,” said Craig
Goguen, CEO of Emerus, in a statement. “Ascension Wisconsin is
committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care, with
special attention given to people living in poverty and those most
vulnerable. That is perfectly aligned with our vision. We know
patients in Menomonee Falls will appreciate and benefit from the
convenience and quality of health care this new hospital will