Jun 30 2016

“Enthusiasm surrounding the west wing expansion project at Mercer County Community Hospital continues to grow.” shares Mindy Kremer, Senior Director of Development, Marketing and Community Relations for Mercer Health.  Most recently, Mercer Health announced the selection of the architect, engineer and construction manager for the project. 

  • Design Group, located in Columbus, Ohio, will serve as the architect group for the expansion project.  Design Group brings extensive experience in healthcare including community hospital additions and renovations at OhioHealth Hardin Hospital and the Fairfield Medical Center.  In addition, Design Group has completed large hospital additions such as the OSU Ross Heart Hospital.  More information about Design Group can be found at: http://designgroup.us.com
  • Korda Engineering, also located in Columbus, Ohio, will work closely with Design Group to provide building engineering services for the expansion project.  Korda Engineering also has extensive healthcare experience including projects at Miami Valley Hospital, OhioHealth Neuroscience Institute and the Cleveland Clinic. More information about Korda Engineering can be found at: http://www.korda.com/
  • Weigand Construction, based in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, was selected as the construction manager of the project.  Weigand Construction carries a broad and diverse portfolio with a specialty in healthcare construction and renovation.  Notable projects include the Parkview Regional Medical Center, Lutheran Health facilities and the Bryan, Ohio Community Health and Wellness Center.  More information about Weigand Construction can be found at: www.weigandconstruction.com

Set to open in 2018, the 54,000 square foot addition is necessary in order to meet the healthcare needs of the community including adequate and improved surgical areas, all private inpatient rooms and enhanced outpatient spaces.  For more information on the expansion or the affiliated Building on a Promise capital campaign, contact Mindy Kremer, Senior Director of Development, Marketing or Community Relations at 419-678-5613 or mkremer@mercer-health.com