Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital Breaks Ground to Commence Expansion and Renovation
Pictured (left to right): Alan Tio, Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation CEO; Dr. Patrick Ilada, LKH Medical Staff President; Joe Thallemer, Warsaw Mayor; Alan Alderfer, LKH Board of Directors Chair; Lynn Mergen, LKH CEO; Dr. John Teevan, Grace College; and Rob Parker, Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce President and CEO.
Lutheran Health Network has partnered with MKM architecture + design (MKM) for improvements to Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital. A ceremonial groundbreaking took place on April 18, 2023. The 25,700 square feet of new construction and renovations represent a $30 million capital investment to the health and well-being of Warsaw residents and the surrounding areas. The hospital offers a variety of quality services close to home, including emergency care, an urgent care center, heart and stroke care, orthopedics, occupational health, rehabilitation services, a sleep center, a wound care center, and a cancer care center providing chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Services will remain uninterrupted during phases of construction.
An expanded, redesigned lobby with new public entry
Renovations to all patient rooms, public spaces and nursing stations on the medical, surgical and intensive care units
Updates to the hospital façade
New campus exterior signage to enhance patient wayfinding
Surgical services expansion and updates, including:
Expanded pre- and post-surgical bays with three additional spaces for increased patient privacy and more room for family members to be with loved ones
Renovation of existing operating room so surgeons can accommodate more complex cases, allowing patients to be scheduled sooner and remain close to home when surgery is needed
Expanded sterile processing area with new technology for faster equipment sterilization
Pictured : Members of the project team from Lutheran Health Network, MKM architecture + design, and Walsh Construction