St. Vincent Evansville and Tri-State Orthopaedics broke ground on St. Vincent Orthopedic Hospital today. The $95 million, 135,000-square-foot, four-story St. Vincent Orthopedic Hospital will be located at the northeast corner of Warrick Wellness Trail and Epworth Road, making it a natural extension of the St. Vincent Epworth Crossing campus, which provides a variety of outpatient services such as:
“We’re excited to bring forth this state-of-the-art facility to help meet this community’s growing demand for orthopedic services,” said Dan Parod, interim president for St. Vincent Evansville. “Coupled with the skill of our surgical partners at Tri-State Orthopaedics, this new hospital has the potential to become a regional destination for individuals seeking leading-edge bone and joint care.”
The St. Vincent Orthopedic Hospital will also serve as a physical representation of the unique partnership between one of the tri-state’s most distinguished hospitals and the region’s largest orthopedic practice.
“The arrival of this new specialty hospital will combine St. Vincent Evansville’s clinical excellence with our group’s surgical expertise to transform how care is delivered in the tri-state area,” said Dr. Paul Perry, president of Tri-State Orthopaedics. “This is great news for patients in need of orthopedic services.”
St. Vincent Orthopedic Hospital, scheduled to open in 2019, will include space for 48 inpatient rooms, 10 operating suites (with room for expansion), and two procedure rooms.
In Indiana, Ascension’s St. Vincent operates 20 hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices and clinics that cover a 57-county area and employ more than 15,000 associates. Across the state, St. Vincent provided more than $266 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Indiana for 136 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.stvincent.org.
Tri-State Orthopaedics is the largest orthopaedic practice in the region. After merging with Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Owensboro (OSMO) in January 2016, its orthopaedic team consists of 30 physicians, six nurse practitioners and seven physician assistants. The organization currently employs 264 local staff with an additional office on Evansville’s west side and satellite offices in Henderson, Kentucky, Boonville, Indiana, and Tell City, Indiana. Tri-State Orthopaedics has been involved with the Evansville community for many years, offering support as team physicians for the University of Evansville, local high school athletics and other community organizations.