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The evolving world of healthcare

Trend toward freestanding facilities continues

Midwest Real Estate Journal  

The way medical providers treat patients is changing. Patients no longer want to drive to a main hospital building where they might have to fight traffic and hunt for a parking space. Instead, they prefer receiving treatment at smaller, less crowded outpatient centers. This trend is behind a big change from a major medical institution in the Midwest cities of Lexington, Kentucky, and Minneapolis.

Shriners Healthcare for Children-Twin Cities recently made the move from a hospital model to an outpatient clinic format to better serve its patients. Because of this, the Shriners no longer need its 10-acre hospital campus at 2025 E. River Parkway in Minneapolis or its 28-acre medical campus in Lexington. This 10-acre site has been listed for sale and is being marketed by Colliers International.

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