An architectural rendering depicts a seven-story, 190,000-SF patient tower that will bump Mercy Hospital in Rogers from 200 beds to 300 beds inititally. Construction, which could begin as early as December, will accommodate future inpatient growth with a goal of a total of 360 beds.
Rogers-based health system Mercy Northwest Arkansas announced Wednesday a $247 million investment plan that’s expected to create 1,000 health care jobs and several capital construction projects in the area over the next five years.
Mercy Northwest Arkansas president Eric Pianalto discussed details of the expansion at an outdoor event on the north side of the Mercy Hospital campus just off Interstate 49 in Rogers.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and other Northwest Arkansas leaders were among the hospital supporters in attendance.
“Our hospital and clinics have been serving the community at a very high capacity,” Pianalto said in a news release. “To ensure we carry out our mission and continue to meet the needs of Northwest Arkansas, we developed this $247 million community... [ MORE ]