Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin open new hospitals in New Berlin and Pewaukee
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --- The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network have opened two community hospitals in Pewaukee and New Berlin this month.
Officials say the "small-scale community hospitals" will offer emergency and inpatient care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The hospitals are about 18,000 square feet in size and have a seven-bed emergency department with eight inpatient beds at each hospital.
“We see our community hospitals in New Berlin and Pewaukee as a way to keep safe, high quality care close to home in a convenient setting that is easy to navigate,” said Cathy Jacobson, president and chief executive officer of Froedtert Health. “This hospital model aligns with our continued investment and commitment to provide access to academic medicine to the communities we serve and deliver the right care in the right place at the right time.”
Medical College of Wisconsin emergency physicians and registered nurses will staff the community hospitals. They will employ 40 full and part-time staff eat each hospital.
The New Berlin hospital is located at 4805 S. Moorland Road.
The Pewaukee hospital is located at 209 Pewaukee Road.