Elkhart General and Beacon Health join for new health endeavor

Goshen, Ind. Groundbreaking will begin next week on a new home healthcare facility in Goshen. Elkhart General Hospital and Beacon Health Systems are joining together on the new health endeavor.

The new Elkhart General Home Care building will sit on the southwest corner of County Road 17 and Verdant Drive.

It will house all service lines, including a Medicare and Medicaid licensed home health agency, a pharmacy, a home medical equipment business, and a licensed personal services agency.

“How do we care for people the best possible way in the cheapest place, and people’s homes is one their preferred destination people would prefer to stay at home as long as they can,” says Greg Conrad the vice president of Beacon Health.

The new facility will have two hundred and fifty employees and is expected to grow to grow to over 300 within two years.

The building should be ready for use in January 2014.

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