UnityPoint Health – Meriter behavioral health center to expand
UnityPoint Health – Meriter announced an $11 million expansion to its Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Hospital in Madison.
The current hospital has 20 inpatient beds for adolescent care, but the expansion will add another 10 beds for the specific treatment of younger children, as well as beef up its outpatient services for kids and teens, according to a release.
In 2017, the hospital admitted 804 children and adolescents from 38 Wisconsin counties. With the 10-bed expansion, 1,473 kids could be served by the year 2020.
The Meriter Foundation will launch a capital campaign soon to raise a portion of the funds. Groundbreaking is expected this fall with completion in fall 2019.