Crain’s Chicago Business is reporting that Cadence Health has applied to the state to increase the number of beds at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield by 8 percent, to 338. Cadence has filed an application with the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board, which regulates medical construction.
is the new name of the health service provider that includes the merged Delnor Hospital in Geneva and Central DuPage in Winfield.
According to Crain’s, the $27 million Central DuPage project also includes moving outpatient behavioral health programs closer to the hospital's mental health unit and building out additional offices for physicians and administrators. The 25-bed expansion would increase the size of the mental health and intensive care units.
In December, Cadence applied to the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board for a certificate of need to let them to build a $20 million . No timetable for that move has been announced.