The planning commission unanimously approved the request. According to city documents, the building will now be 144,740 square feet, up from 113,500 square feet.
The hospital, contracted to Danis, has been under construction at 600 W. Main St.
When first announced in July 2017, officials said the $60 million hospital would employ 120 and have services like an emergency department, lab and imaging, surgery center and a medical office building for physician practices.
The new facility marks Kettering Health’s entrance into Miami County, which has been dominated by Kettering’s competitor, Premier Health and its affiliated Upper Valley Medical Center.
There’s been a recent increase in health care construction and expansion in Miami County.
Besides the Troy hospital, Kettering Health bought 7 acres in Piqua in May, thought hasn’t announced specific plans for the property.
Dayton Children’s Hospital is planning a new outpatient office in Troy, which will consolidate its area pediatric practices to one office and expand services.
Premier Health’s Upper Valley Medical Center has also been expanding its physician and occupational therapy offices at its outpatient center in Piqua. Upper Valley Medical Center in May also bought a neighboring office property for $2.35 million.
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