Major Blodgett Expansion Set
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A source familiar with the plans said the entire hospital, originally built in 1914, will undergo renovation. The emergency department already has seen a $7.5 million update, and Spectrum Health has requested state approval to add a diagnostic cardiac catheterization unit, as well. No beds will be added, but rooms that house multiple patients will become single-patient rooms.
Blodgett will continue to handle bariatric surgery and 70 percent to 80 percent of the joint replacement surgeries performed at Spectrum Health. The goal is to move as many joint replacement procedures as possible to the Blodgett campus.
The Blodgett campus,