Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Centegra hopes to break ground for Centegra-Huntley Hospital in October.
Centegra Health System is hoping to break ground on its Huntley Hospital in October and is starting the formal process of having its project reviewed by the village. Huntley’s village board and plan commission will have a join meeting Thursday, Feb. 7 where Centegra officials will provide preliminary information on the scope of the project, what approval and permits will be required and the determine how it will work with the village through the approval process, according to a village press release. While Centegra is not at the stage of unveiling its architectural plans, officials intent to blend the new hospital’s design with the ambulatory care mall and Centegra Health Bridge adjacent to the proposed hospital site on Haligus and Reed …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Crain's Chicago Business is reporting the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board today rejected Mercy's plans to build a new hospital in Crystal Lake.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Mercy Health System's application to build a $115 million hospital in Crystal Lake was denied for the second time in the past year by the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board, Chicago Crain's Business reports. The review board voted 6-3 Tuesday against the proposed 70-bed facility, earmarked for the corner of Three Oaks Road and Route 31 on Crystal Lake's east side, Crain's said. In December the review board rejected the Mercy application along with an application by Centegra Health System, which seeks to construct a 128-bed hospital in Huntley. At that time, one review board member was absent. This past July, the review board - with all members present- approved Centegra's application request by a vote of 6-3. Centegra's …
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Centegra Health Care will explore alternatives for providing health care services "in weeks to come" in light of defeated Huntley hospital project.
Centegra Hospital-Huntley was one vote away from becoming a reality. Eight members of the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board were in attendance Wednesday at the hearing in Bolingbrook — a hearing to consider the Centegra plan and the Mercy Health Care plan for a Crystal Lake hospital. One board member was absent. The review board’s final vote on the proposed $233 million Centegra-Huntley hospital came down to a 4-4 tie. Five votes were needed to approve Centegra’s certificate of need application. “I kind of wish that other board member was there,” Huntley Mayor Charles Sass said during a special Village Board meeting Thursday. “Obviously, the decision (on the Huntley hospital) was disappointing. We’re waiting for Centegra…
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Representatives from Centegra Health Systems and Mercy Health Care Systems will pitch plans today for proposed hospitals in McHenry County to the state health facilities and review board.
UPDATE 5:15 P.M. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board voted down a proposal for a 128-bed Centegra hospital in Huntley in a 4-4 vote. The proposal needed five votes to pass. The vote concluded a day-long hearing in Bolingbrook where the review board heard testimony supporting and opposing the Huntley hospital proposal as well as a separate proposal for a Mercy Medical Center hospital in Crystal Lake. The board also denied the Mercy proposal, 6-2. Check back to Patch.com later for a full story. UPDATE 1:33 P.M. For the second time in recent months, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board voted down a Mercy Medical Center proposal for a new hospital in Crystal Lake. The vote came around 1:30 p.m. …
The Illinois Health Facilities and Review board will meet today in Bolingbrook to vote on the proposals.
Patch readers sounded off this past week, letting us know what they thought of proposals for new hospitals in the area. The Illinois Health Facilities and Review Board meets today in Bolingbrook to make a decision on the proposals — the first is a proposal for a Centegra hospital in Huntley and the other for a Mercy hospital in Crystal Lake. Centegra is looking for approval of a 128-bed, $233 million hospital at Haligus and Algonquin roads. Mercy is looking for approval of a 70-bed hospital on Three Oaks Road. Here is what readers had to say about a new hospital in the area over the past week: Below is the feedback received on the Huntley Patch Facebook page to the question, "is a new hospital needed?" Tell us what you think of the …
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Supporters of Centegra's plans to build a hospital at its Huntley campus plan a rally and transportation to state hearing.
Supporters of the proposed Centegra Hospital-Huntley project have planned a rally for Friday afternoon to show their enthusiasm for the project. The rally is scheduled from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Centegra Health Bridge Huntley campus, Algonquin and Haligus roads, where the hospital would be built if approved. Centegra wants to build a hospital with a full-service emergency room, operating rooms, maternity area and doctors’ offices at the Huntley campus. Area hospitals, such as Sherman Hospital in Elgin, have opposed the proposal. Supporters of Centegra’s plan have created a Facebook page to drum up support for the hospital. The Illinois Health Facilities and Review Board will decide upon the proposal Wednesday, Dec. 7, during a …
Thursday, December 1, 2011
The Illinois Health Facilities and Review Board will meet in Bolingbrook this week.
Dozens of supporters for a proposed new hospital in Huntley gathered for a rally Friday at the intersection of Algonquin and Haligus roads. The four-year wait could come to an end Wednesday, Dec. 7, when the Illinois Health Facilities and Review Board meets to make a decision during a hearing at the Bolingbrook Golf Center.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Hearing tentatively scheduled for early December.
Centegra Health Care is slated to once again argue that Huntley is the right location for a new McHenry County hospital before a state board. Centegra is slated to appear before the board in early December, said Susan Milford, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Planning and Wellness Services. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Board is scheduled to meet Dec. 6 and 7 at the Bolingbrook Golf Club, 2001 Rodeo Drive, Bolingbrook. Centegra’s Certificate of Need (CON) application is tentatively scheduled on the agenda. “Our proposal has not changed,” Milford said. “And it meets the state identified needs. It’s really a responsible development created over a long time. We didn’t just jump into this. We recruited physicians …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Tuesday's hearing made one thing clear: Both hospitals will try again to gain approval for their plans.
Centegra CEO Michael Eesley was disappointed Tuesday evening, but he also held out some optimism that Centegra someday would be able to build a hospital in Huntley. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board issued an intent to deny, with a vote 8-1, against Centegra’s Certificate of Need application to build a 128-bed hospital on Haligus and Algonquin roads. Centegra would invest $233 million in the project. Centegra will re-evaluate its CON application and address the concerns the board raised, specifically whether there is a real need for the number of beds included in the plan, said Susan Milford, senior vice president of strategic marketing and planning and wellness services. Milford said Centegra could ask the review …
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Patch is in Joliet covering a hearing before the Illinois Facilities and Services Review Board, which is considering proposals for two McHenry County hospitals.
The Illinois Facilities and Services Review Board is meeting today in Joliet to consider proposals for two McHenry County hospitals: A Centegra hospital in Huntley and Mercy Health System's hospital in Crystal Lake. Patch is in Joliet covering the hearing. This page will be updated throughout the hearing with photos and the latest on what could be a pivotal move for McHenry County and especially for the communities of Huntley and Crystal Lake. Check back to learn the latest on the hearing. To get more background on the Mercy and Centegra application for new hospitals, visit this Huntley Patch article. UPDATE 8:41 p.m. Harry Leopold had to catch the bus back from Joliet to Sun City Huntley Tuesday evening after a disappointing day as he …