Franciscan Beacon hospital open by 2020

Photo by Jade GlabParticipating in the groundbreaking for the Franciscan Beacon Hospital in La Porte last week were, from left, Sister Petra Nielsen, vice president of mission integration at Franciscan Health Michigan City; Dean Mazzoni, president of Franciscan Health Michigan City; Sister Jane Marie Klein, chairwoman of the board of Franciscan Alliance; LaPorte Mayor Mark Krentz; Dr. David Fumo, Franciscan Physician Network medical staff president; Diane Maas, Beacon Health System chief planning officer; Kreg Gruber, Beacon Health System CEO; Dr. G. Larsen Kneller, Beacon Medical Group site director; and Jon Gilmore, Tonn and Blank president.

La PORTE – Franciscan Alliance and Beacon Healthcare System representatives gathered for a blessing and groundbreaking celebration of their new joint project on Friday.

The $21.6 million clinic is scheduled to be operational by 2020.

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