Ascension Wisconsin announced plans to open a new health center in the Village of Menomonee Falls, Wis. The health center will provide access to primary, specialty, hospital, and emergency services. The first floor of the two-story, 33,000-square-foot health center will house a 16,500-square-foot small-scale hospital with emergency services and eight inpatient beds. The hospital will be owned and operated by Ascension Wisconsin Emerus JV, LLC which is a joint venture between Ascension Wisconsin and Emerus Holdings.

The second floor of the new health center will be occupied by Ascension Wisconsin who will establish a 16,500-square-foot primary and specialty care clinic, staffed by Ascension Wisconsin providers. Construction is expected to begin in the spring, with a tentative opening date of April 2021, according to Scott Yauck, president and CEO of Cobalt Partners LLC, a Milwaukee-based real estate development firm, and contracted developer for the neighborhood health center.