Indianapolis healthcare systems are in building mode as the future of the Affordable Care Act becomes more certain, according to an article on the Indianapolis Business Journal website.
What has become clear is that health care providers won’t be able to attract patients tomorrow with facilities from yesterday. So they are scrambling to erect new structures that are more convenient — both in their location and in their combination of services, the article said.
Local experts point to Eskenazi Health’s primary center on West 38th Street, which opened two years ago, as the model for the new kinds of healthcare facilities that hospital systems are looking to build.
The $20 million, 70,000-square-foot facility includes all services that could be found in a hospital — except for surgeries and beds for overnight stays.
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