Dayton Children’s Hospital is planning an outpatient office in Troy.
The pediatric hospital’s new office will share the former Miami-Jacobs Career College building with Edison Community College, which is planning to have health science classes next door in the building.
Ben Goodstein, Dayton Children’s vice president and chief ambulatory officer, said other smaller hospital-owned practices including cardiology in Piqua and orthopedics in Troy will consolidate to the 864 W. Market St. office, where they will expand and add about 15 to 20 new positions.
The Dayton Daily News previously reported that Edison, based in Piqua, was planning to open a new location in Troy at 864 W. Market St., where one of Miami-Jacobs campuses had closed two years ago.
Dayton Children’s already works with Edison students at the hospital’s main campus in Dayton, but Goodstein said this is an opportunity to meet students where they are at.
“We’ll be doing some education and training in partnership with them,” Goodstein said.
Along with consolidating practices to the new office, the new location will allow the hospital to expand services.
Goodstein said a majority of the expansion will be rehabilitation services, like physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology. The rehabilitation services work with Dayton Children’s orthopedics.
“When you put an orthopedic practice in a market like that they need to be able to do rehab similarly or closely related to where the clinic is,” Goodstein said.
The outpatient center is on track to open sometime in December.
The office will be about 10,000 to 11,000 square feet.The construction contractor, Bruns General Contractor, filed a permit in April for the outpatient center. The Miami County permit lists the renovations as a $1.5 million project. Goodstein said the total investment will be about $3 million.