Advocate Well being Care has received state approval to open a $27 million healthcare workplace creating and outpatient care center in South Elgin.

The new facility at 486 Randall Road will have 36 exam/therapy rooms for key and specialty care, diagnostic imaging, physical therapy/occupational therapy, quick care, educational space and laboratory space, according to plans submitted to the Illinois Well being Facilities and Solutions Overview Board.

It will replace Advocate Sherman Hospital’s Outpatient Center at 2000 McDonald Road in South Elgin, Advocate Well being Care public affairs manager Kristen Johnson stated.

The center has outgrown its space, and the new place will let them to present far more solutions, a statement from Advocate stated.

“Expanding access to care is a pivotal step toward enhancing the overall health and properly-becoming of our sufferers and communities,” the statement stated. “We’re pleased to have discovered a new, bigger place that will let us to present far more key and specialty care to meet the desires of our increasing neighborhood.”

The new creating will boost access to “physicians by relocating providers and solutions from its existing place in South Elgin to an expanded/modernized facility that will let the delivering of far more outpatient solutions to the South Elgin neighborhood from one particular place,” Advocate stated in its state application.

Hospitals and overall health systems ought to acquire state approval for new building by delivering information that shows it meets criteria demonstrating have to have. There had been no objections to Advocate’s plans at the March meeting of the Illinois Well being Facilities and Solutions Overview Board, exactly where the project was authorized.

Johnson stated they count on to commence seeing sufferers at the new facility in 2024, and that it will not influence current healthcare offices or its Royal Boulevard urgent care center.

Gloria Casas is a freelance reporter for The Courier-News.

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