April 2006

Penrose-St. Francis Announces Plans for New Facility

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Colorado Springs, Colo., announced plans to build a new tertiary hospital to serve the northeastern communities of Colorado Springs. The $200 million facility will be called St. Francis Medical Center. Groundbreaking is expected in late summer 2006, with a projected finish date in early 2008. The hospital will be licensed for approximately 158 beds at opening, with the capability to increase to 300 beds in the future. The hospital will sit on 45 acres of land, with the campus to include physician offices and an ambulatory services building. For more information, contact Tanya Dantzler of Penrose-St. Francis at tanyadantzler@centura.org.